How to Win an Icarus Award: A Photo Essay

So Guacweiler Beach didn’t win Best Presentation. It was still a lot of fun to make, which I painstakingly documented while I was building it. The whole process took about two weeks — not including ordering the parts from BBQs Galore. So if you ever wanted to know how one goes about building and a four-foot-by-four-foot box and filling it with a fire pit and tons of guac, here’s a photo essay detailing the process. Enjoy!

And now that the writers’ strike is over, my guess is I won’t be doing anything like this again until retirement.