Huldra Forsvant (Theodor Kittelsen)

Huldra Forsvant (Theodor Kittelsen)
Huldra Forsvant (Theodor Kittelsen)

Thursday, September 1, 2011

A Couple Of Nuggets Short Of A Happy Meal

I read that some woman in South Carolina was tricked into buying a wooden iPad in a McDonald's carpark. By a dude with a gold tooth. It was basically a plank of wood painted black, with a painted on screen, and an Apple logo. They'd even gone to the trouble of sticking some lil' ol' icons on to the 'screen'. Thoughtful.

Gosh, where to start.

Firstly, if an iPad gives you splinters, reject it. Secondly, if the icons on the screen can be peeled off, reject it. Thirdly, if you are purchasing an iPad in a Macca's carpark, then you kind of deserve to be swindled out of your hard earned coin. It's the justice of the universe, really.

And especially if the dude you bought it off looks like this-

2 comments:

buckleup2000 said...

What was Dr Teeth, really? A pimp, a dentist or a Hollywood reporter in drag? It keeps me up at night, like wondering if Grimace was a thickshake and not a tastebud as some morons claim.

Ben McLaughlin said...

Dr Teeth was based on this cool cat called Dr John. Kind of a New Orleansy kinda piano guy. I saw him on that movie The Last waltz and was like 'hey! Dr Teeth!'

here he is-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCRrXZP8b0I

But yeah Grimace is a mystery. Maybe a congealed fat ball from an old Big Mac?