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Yeah, it is that hot.

Kevin Ferguson here. It's 107 degrees in Irvine right now. Record label head, show promoter, and community sustainer Sam Farzin lives there and put the "so hot you can fry an egg" cliche to the test. The result is actually pretty gross. After 1 hour of cooking, it starts to look like curdled cheese:

Then after two hours, it looks a little bit like something from El Bulli:

Needless to say, stay cool out there, everyone.