Watch us eat habanero peppers with speedy remorse

It seemed like a good idea at the time.

Well, maybe not “good,” but we didn’t think it was going to be as disastrous as it was.

Backstory: My generous parents grow vegetables in their garden and love to share them with the staff at New Jersey 101.5.

On Wednesday I brought habanero and jalapeño peppers for my colleagues who didn’t know how hot they were. On a whim, Dennis Malloy suggested that he, his producer Joe V., and I eat one each during a short commercial break … it was a mess.

See below how we immediately regretted the decision.

My favorite takeaways from this video:

  • The unfortunately big bites that Joe and I took from our peppers. If I could turn back time, I would have a smaller bite … or maybe no bite at all.
  • How neither I nor Joe had the change to swallow our peppers.
  • The way Dennis escalates from quietly explaining why we should have dairy products becomes a desperate yell at Joe for cheese from outside the studio, all over Dan Zarrow’s weather forecast.
  • How Joe couldn’t get the cheese at first because he was hunched over a trash can that was throwing out the peppers.
  • When Judi asks “WHY DID YOU DO THAT?” like the concerned work woman she is, followed by Dennis, who breathlessly admits, “I don’t know.”
  • What happened after the video ended …

Bill Doyle accused Joe and me of being sissies for handling our peppers and decided to eat one of our own. While he was starting strong, he quickly turned into a sweaty, burping mess.

Thank goodness for Deminski and Doyle: On Demand because you can hear his meltdown around the 27-minute mark below.

The above post reflects the thoughts and observations of Kylie Moore of New Jersey 101.5. All opinions expressed are Kylie’s own. You can follow Kylie on Instagram.

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