Scotch, Watch, Shoes, Expensive car
– GQ in a Haiku
Last night I was on a 5 hr flight, and in-between reading my book, thought I’d add my comments to ads and pictures in the airline’s in-flight magazine.
Here are my thoughts, which I left behind for the next passenger to read:
Circled main image with link to this copy:
Copy linked to woman in bed:
Copy linked to raccoon:
Copy linked to guy climbing rock wall:
Copy in painting: BEFORE
Copy next to guy: AFTER
Copy linked to guy:
Copy linked to duck:
Copy next to raccoon:
Just heard a report by a cop warning people that, since it is a long weekend, they will be out looking to “crack-down” on bad drivers.
This in and of itself is funny. It’s like saying, “bad drivers have had it too good for too long. We never stop them. But now we’re fed up. We’ve had it. Warn your friends. This weekend, we’re gonna do our job'”
But then, he took it further. He said, in particular we’re REALLY looking for these kinds of drivers: Distracted ones on cellphones and speeders.
So, if you’re not on the this particular list of bad drivers you’re in the clear?: “YES! I’m a slow driver who never looks in in his rearview mirror and regularly hold up traffic for miles. Guess who’s driving this weekend!”
Does someone who fits the bill of these bad drivers somehow reconsider their weekend plans: “SHIT. I’m a speeder. Maybe I should take the train. This weekend doesn’t look good for me on the road.”
This circled copy above is on the official page for Toronto’s City Hall.
Its purpose: asking you to have an imagination, dammit!:
“Hey don’t walk away. Honestly I know this building is dull, outdated and boring now. But let me tell you. I promise. This was really a sight to see in the 60s. No really. Hey where are you going….”
I was thinking of ways to describe someone who walks around punching you in the face with obviousness. I came up with this list below in which: