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How Hot Is It?

Friday, July 22, 2011

The heat wave hitting the New York area is expected to reach its peak today, with temperatures rising into the triple digits. In a time like this, there's only one question we can ask. How hot is it? Post your answer, beginning with "It's So Hot..." below!

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Comments [99]

Chana Adar from ny10025

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Jul. 24 2011 12:38 PM
james maloblocki

It's so hot, Brian Lehrer seems cool.

Jul. 23 2011 08:50 PM
Jim Rosiello from Manhattan

It's so hot that the British government is considering devaluing the btu.(british thermal unit)

Jul. 22 2011 05:56 PM
very hot from jersey city

its so hot my tongue got stuck to the pump handle

Jul. 22 2011 03:29 PM
Sree Srinivasan from Allentown, PA

It is so hot that "Mercury Poisoning" gets a new meaning!

Jul. 22 2011 03:16 PM
Sree Srinivasan from Allentown, PA

It is so hot that Dominique Strauss Kahn emerged naked -- from the courthouse!

Jul. 22 2011 03:15 PM
Jim Rosiello from Manhattan UPWS

It's so hot that NBC has replaced Al Roker with Buster Poindexter.

Jul. 22 2011 03:09 PM
Gary from Greenwich Village

It's so hot out that the Parks Department is spraying the Statue of Liberty's armpit with Arrid!!

Jul. 22 2011 03:07 PM
charlie from teaneck, nj

It is so hot that the bullets are sweating bullets

Jul. 22 2011 01:48 PM
Chris from Brooklyn from Brooklyn

It's so hot....

However, I am not carrying 70+ lbs. pack on my back doing a tour of duty in Iraq or Afghanistan, where the desert heat can be 110 everyday.

We should all be grateful to the troops as we complain input the heat, on our way back from Starbucks.

Jul. 22 2011 01:32 PM
Cathy from Cleveland, OH

It's so hot... the ice cubes are melting *inside* the freezer!

Jul. 22 2011 01:05 PM
Randy from Brooklyn

it's so hot, we had to drop the "kids" off at the river.

Jul. 22 2011 12:48 PM
Roberta Sutton from Brooklyn, NY

...Jimmy McMillan has changed his platform to "It's too Damn Hot!"

Jul. 22 2011 12:19 PM
Jennifer Medina from Manhattan

[imitating Walter Cronkite]
Adrian Cronauer: I just want to begin by saying to Roosevelt E. Roosevelt, what it is, what it shall be, what it was. The weather out there today is hot and sh--ty with continued hot and sh--ty in the afternoon. Tomorrow a chance of continued crappy with a pissy weather front coming down from the north. Basically, it's hotter than a snake's ass in a wagon rut.

From "Good Morning Vietnam"

Jul. 22 2011 12:08 PM
Lance from Forest hills

It's so hot I started dating my air conditioner.

Jul. 22 2011 12:05 PM
Leon Goldberg from Bronx

It's so hot the hookers are wearing cold pants.

Jul. 22 2011 12:05 PM
Kay in Manhattan from Manhattan

It's so hot my boss's picture perfect hair piece fell off.

Jul. 22 2011 12:02 PM
Hugh A

It's so hot, I can't think of a how hot is it joke.

Jul. 22 2011 12:02 PM
Noel from Manhattan

It's so hot, Jac from Brooklyn think's he/she/it's funny.

Jul. 22 2011 12:02 PM

Shaving pets:

You should not shave your pets during the summer, it acts as an insulator.

Jul. 22 2011 12:01 PM
Philip Greenberg from brooklyn

just a reminder - library's are air conditioned
so you can sit -get educated- and keep cool

Jul. 22 2011 12:00 PM
Alan from 150 Varick

It's so hot we should make today National Wife Beater Day!

Jul. 22 2011 11:59 AM
Hugh A

It's so hot, I can't think of a how hot is it joke.

Jul. 22 2011 11:58 AM
Dave from Brooklyn

It's so hot, hipsters are having contests to see how short they can cut their beards.

Jul. 22 2011 11:58 AM
jac from brooklyn

Its so hot your listers think their comments are funny.

Jul. 22 2011 11:58 AM
Suzanne from Woodstock, NY

Its so hot the Devil is leasing space in Central Park for his overbooked inmates.

Jul. 22 2011 11:58 AM
Suzanne

Its so hot the Devil is leasing space in Central Park for his overbooked inmates.

Jul. 22 2011 11:57 AM
Sunshine Hernandez from Bushwick

It's so hot I'm contemplating purchasing a pacemaker at 37yrs old.

Jul. 22 2011 11:55 AM
Adrian, Native Texan from Westchester

It's so hot, even the Native Texans feel right at home.

Jul. 22 2011 11:55 AM
Laura from Sleepy Hollow

To follow Lisa, it's so hot, my hot flashes are cooling me down!

Jul. 22 2011 11:53 AM
Gretchen from Delmar, NY

It's so hot that the heat is a guest on the Brian Lehrer show.

Jul. 22 2011 11:52 AM
Rich K from UCNJ

...that chickens are laying eggs sunny side up with a side of home fries.

Jul. 22 2011 11:51 AM
k.s. sapsin from NYC

Here is an OLD tried and true adage about hot weather in New York:

"It is so hot that you can fry an egg on the sidewalks of New York"!:

Jul. 22 2011 11:46 AM
Lisa from It's so hot...

It's so hot, I'm no longer aware of my hot flashes !

Jul. 22 2011 11:40 AM
Peter from Riverdale

It's so hot, I...I...man, is it hot!... what was the question again? It's so hot I can't remember. What are we talking about?

Jul. 22 2011 11:40 AM
Greg Duran from Brooklyn

It's so hot that the Tea Party is hosting an emergency roundtable discussion on global warming.

Jul. 22 2011 11:39 AM
Lisa from Wayne, NJ

It's so hot, I'm no longer aware of my hot flashes.

Jul. 22 2011 11:39 AM
modmike from clifton nj

It's so hot, my red hots melted.

Jul. 22 2011 11:25 AM
Sam from Bed Stuy

Yo, you see how hazy it is today? That's the steam from people's brains evaporating

Jul. 22 2011 11:19 AM
kristen carlberg from glen ridge nj

It's so hot, i just saw a squirrel lying down. that's not even a joke.

Jul. 22 2011 11:18 AM
Robert from Hartsdale, New York (US)

It's so hot...the Republicans are funding a study on global warming.

Jul. 22 2011 11:17 AM
Joel Hubbard from Smithtown

This is "Killer Heat" check on older friends & neighbors and stay hydrated! Remember France 2003!

Jul. 22 2011 11:14 AM
Robert from NYC

It's so hot that this segment is really irritating me.

Jul. 22 2011 11:13 AM
Katie from Inwood

It's so hot that Jimmy McMillan has changed his party line to, "The temperature is too DAMN high!"

Jul. 22 2011 11:13 AM
Dana from Brooklyn, NY

It's plantation hot!

Jul. 22 2011 11:09 AM
Linda from East Village

It's so hot, the American debt crisis and the European debt crisis are melting together.

Jul. 22 2011 11:07 AM
DC

It's sooooo hot, even the devil had to buy an air conditioning unit.

Jul. 22 2011 11:03 AM
Sam from Bed Stuy, Brooklyn

It's so hot the internet is melting

Jul. 22 2011 11:03 AM
Cooked from Manhattan

Its so hot that climate change naysayers are pausing to catch their breath.

Its so hot, Mr. Spock is drinking a Long Island Iced Tea.

Jul. 22 2011 11:02 AM
ANDRES VERANES from Manhattan

It's so hot my shadow is on strike!

Jul. 22 2011 11:01 AM
Iso from brooklyn ny

it's as hot and sticky as if one were wearing 7 layers of tight polyester while sitting in a crowded sauna at the local ymca.

Jul. 22 2011 11:01 AM
christy rupp from nyc

it's so hot that even fracking seems refreshing

Jul. 22 2011 10:58 AM
jmurphy from Floral Park

It's so hot in Floral Park that I don't have to boil my water before drinking - it comes out that way. (Hopefully it's so hot that the ecoli will die.)

http://www.wawnc.org/cm/

Jul. 22 2011 10:54 AM
Rock from Park Slope

It's so hot that Eliot Spitzer took his socks off.

Jul. 22 2011 10:53 AM
Tony Soll from Brooklyn Heights

It's so hot that my thermometer got a perfect score on the "no degree left behind" exam.

Jul. 22 2011 10:51 AM
Paul from Manhattan

It's so hot I just saw an exhibitionalist describing himself.

Jul. 22 2011 10:50 AM
thatgirl from manhattan

it's so hot, dick cheney just waterboarded himself!
(sent via text, as well)

Jul. 22 2011 10:49 AM
ANDRES VERANES from Manhattan

It's so hot even my watch is sweating!

Jul. 22 2011 10:49 AM
jmurphy from long island

It's so hot that it has melted away Brian's callers' sense of humor.

Jul. 22 2011 10:47 AM
Cesar from Manhattan

It's so hot that today's Bikram yoga class kicked my asana.

Jul. 22 2011 10:47 AM
Charles from Manhattan

It's so hot my pot stash is combusting.

Jul. 22 2011 10:46 AM
Jennifer from Long Island NY

It's so hot, I heard that Sabathia tested positive for Snapple (tm).

Jul. 22 2011 10:42 AM
Mike from Brooklyn

Its so hot my dog refused to eat my homework.

Jul. 22 2011 10:41 AM
Markus from NJ

It's so hot Ice-T is changing his name to Iced-Ven-T.

Jul. 22 2011 10:41 AM
Casey from Jersey City, NJ

It's so hot, even after that first story I'm STILL going swimming in the Hudson River!

It's so hot I set myself on fire to cool down.

Jul. 22 2011 10:40 AM
Matt from Brooklyn

... That my AC -- usually great -- is suddenly very underpowered... Is ConEd reducing power to residents?
Many thanks, Matt/Brooklyn

Jul. 22 2011 10:39 AM
Mary Herzog from Brooklyn

It's so hot that my cat tried to jump into my refrigerator. (true story!)

Jul. 22 2011 10:39 AM
Bill from New Rochelle

Caesar, You are on a hot streak too.
Good!

Jul. 22 2011 10:37 AM
Ellen from Harlem

It's so hot God is sending sinners to New York City instead of Hell today.

Jul. 22 2011 10:35 AM
Susan from nyc

It's so hot that my ice cubes are screaming "No, don't take us out of the fridge."

Jul. 22 2011 10:31 AM
Naomi

It's so hot, Brian Lehrer is going on about a 'humature'

Jul. 22 2011 10:31 AM
Cesar from Manhattan

It's so hot... my penguin took off his tuxedo!

Jul. 22 2011 10:30 AM
Nick Reachmack from Elizabeth NJ

It is so hot the politicians aren't putting their hands in ANYBODY'S pocket.

Jul. 22 2011 10:28 AM
Oscar Apronti from Yorktown Heights

It is so hot synthesis requested a divorce from photo! (photosynthesis)

Jul. 22 2011 10:27 AM
Vadim from Brooklyn

It's so HOT that my bank account is melting

Jul. 22 2011 10:27 AM
Martha Hagood from Greenpoint

It's so hot that we really need to think of using less electricity during "peak demand". Buy ice cream and charge devices in the morning. Turn off everything you can before 5 pm. Eat ice cream. Tweeting about it optional.

Historically, peak demand times in weather like this are at 5 pm to 6 pm. The less electricity the young and able-bodied use between about 4:30 and 8 pm, the less likely vulnerable people will be subject to dangerous outages.

Jul. 22 2011 10:26 AM
Amy from Manhattan

I doubt the caller Shaya is actually Chasidic, because if he were he'd know that's an adjective. The noun is Chasid, & the plural is Chasidim. I guess you could use the English plural Chasids, but not Chasidics--that's like calling someone "a Jewish."

And it's so hot this A/C-less freelancer doesn't even want to go out in the heat to get to an air-conditioned office!

Jul. 22 2011 10:25 AM
David from West Hempstead

It's so hot that people are paying to see Green Lantern because the theatre is air conditioned.

Jul. 22 2011 10:25 AM
Hal

Salvador Dali's "The Persistence of Memory", the one with the melting clocks, is in the MoMA collection.

Jul. 22 2011 10:24 AM
Kim from Brooklyn

It's so hot, Grant moved out of his tomb.

Jul. 22 2011 10:22 AM
Vadim from Brooklyn

It's so HOT that my bank account is melting

Jul. 22 2011 10:22 AM
Bill in Montclair

It's so hot that even Brian Lehrer has resorted to silly 'how hot is it' segments!

Jul. 22 2011 10:22 AM
lucy from Brooklyn

It's so hot that I moved my bed to the basement next to the furnace.

Jul. 22 2011 10:21 AM
Andrew Meissner from Midtown East

It's so hot you'd think Salvador Dali painted still lifes.

Jul. 22 2011 10:21 AM
David from West Hempstead

It's so hot that you have to take the temperature with a Geiger counter.

Jul. 22 2011 10:20 AM
Cesar from Manhattan

Instead of Humiture, try Tempidity!

Jul. 22 2011 10:20 AM
karin johnson

It's so hot, Brian Lehrer is asking for "it's so hot jokes..."

Jul. 22 2011 10:20 AM
Truth & Beauty from Brooklyn

It's so hot, I may have to haul out the snowballs I archived in January.

Jul. 22 2011 10:19 AM
Pamela from Queens, NY

It's so hot that bags of ice are seeking relief in cooling centers.

Jul. 22 2011 10:17 AM
Bruce Armstrong from Flushing

It's so hot that the radio is doing nothing but talking about the heat, so I feel no loss in saving electricity by turning if off until people find something else to talk about.

Jul. 22 2011 10:17 AM
robert from Brooklyn

It's so hot the hipster lumberjacks in brooklyn are shaving their beards...

Jul. 22 2011 10:17 AM
Bill from New Rochelle

It's so hot, I'm not thinking about sex.

Jul. 22 2011 10:15 AM

Its so hot, Satan is staying in Hell today

Jul. 22 2011 10:13 AM
Truth & Beauty from Brooklyn

It's so hot that some construction tar laid on a sidewalk has literally blistered.

Jul. 22 2011 10:12 AM
Jeff from Manhattan

It's so hot, my wife agreed to get an air conditioner

Jul. 22 2011 10:11 AM
DarkSymbolist from NYC!

Hipsters don't wear all black, Brian..they wear mismatched clothing with "ironic" t-shirts and white rimmed sunglasses,etc

Jul. 22 2011 10:09 AM
John Rieger from Port Chester

It's so hot, Congress has voted for a Debt Ceiling Fan

Jul. 22 2011 10:09 AM
Marie from Florida

It's so hot in New York, I came to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to cool off

Jul. 22 2011 10:09 AM
Martin Chuzzlewit from Manhattan

It's summer.......it's July.........it gets hot........duh !!!!
It will be cool again (unfortunately for us summer lovers) soon enough.

All this nonsense with the recently concocted heat index is just more breathless melodramatics from blubbering "progressives" with nothing better to do.

The global warming fanatics are using the "useful idiots" in the Vast Left Wing Media Chorus to lobby again for reversing modern civilization.

Jul. 22 2011 09:40 AM

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