Southwest Airlines Additional Charge for Air

This commercial from Southwest has been waiting for its place on the blog for a while.  It portrays a scuba diver with his instructor who engage in an uncomfortable conversation about tank air being a $35 upgrade:   Okay, it’s funny (even though you can’t talk when you’re down there).  The only issue is whether […]

Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele

You may not be able to pronounce “ukulele” (even though you might think you can), but that sweet island instrument takes you away.  And “Dent May” may sound like a scrappy warplane piloted by a WWII hero during the Pearl Harbor attacks, but it’s actually an indie pop musician from Mississippi/New York enamored with his […]

Dear Sweet Pyongyang, Capital of Paradise

This morning’s wanderings take us to North Korea where the eastern terminus of their Hyoksin (“Renovation”) subway line is 낙원, Rakwon or Ragwon, (“Paradise”), thus making the famed North Korean subway/underground bomb shelter a true medium to paradise.  This knowledge came by way of a Foreign Policy photo reportage called “The Land of No Smiles.” […]

Mini Clubman ~ Etch-A-Sketch Paradise

The Clubman in the Mini line of cars has at least two paradise ads floating around the Internet.  The scenes look like this: You can see that  no dolphins, flamingoes, or hairy-chested men in Speedos were spared from these fantastic line-art displays. Here is the speedboat/dolphin version:   And here’s the Speedo/airplane/flamingo/metal-detector version:   In […]

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