Here’s hoping that everyone is having a blast this Memorial Day! I hope that includes popping lots of bottles with a similar vintage bottle opener as well as eating lots of hot dogs.
If it had a pointy metal end the hot dog’s hair gel/ketchup would look a lot like the ‘Have A Blast” cap popper.
The ‘Have A Blast’ even has a baby brother:
Obviously the more popular of the two, the baby’s message is almost completely blasted off.
If you had either one of these openers right now you could pop the cap on something cold and celebrate the holiday by whipping up some Festive Hot Dog Souffle from The New Hot Dog Cookbook, a 1968-updated-in-’83 tome of wiener recipes.
Or if that doesn’t sit right on your taste buds perhaps you could “make your wieners Wynders”. Trust me, this is worth watching:
If you don’t want to drop coin on buying a Wynder’s Wiener maybe you’d like to spend this holiday tooling your own:
However you spend your holiday I hope you’re doing what you want to do and don’t forget to: