Toilet Slide

Circling the drain…

Curmudgeon at Large

From a Time July 2014 article:

A new exhibit hopes to remove the taboo of “potty talk” — or flush it away — to raise awareness about pressing sewage disposal issues worldwide, as the UN estimates 2.5 billion people globally do not have access to proper sanitation.

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People who visit The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo don hats shaped like poop and go down a slide inside a giant toilet that is supposed to simulate the journey of human excrement. Models of different toilets around the globe are also on display.

As one visitor summed the show’s draw, “It’s not every day that you can become feces.”

There is something both amusing and slightly disturbing about this exhibit.  Wearing a poop hat gives new meaning to getting shit-faced.

I can see The New Yorker, famous for its cartoon captions, having a contest on an…

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Accidental soundtrack

I live in the Mojave Desert and ride the bus to work, which also involves a little walking.  Much of this time is spent listening to Pandora on my headphones.  My musical tastes are considered eccentric by many of my friends, though not all of them think so.  One of the feeds consists of music from movies.  This had led to the occasional epic coincidence.  Here are 2 of my favorites.

The bus was just pulling into traffic when Ride Of The Valkyrie started playing.

I was just passing a Joshua tree as I was starting a walk across a large vacant area when the theme from The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly started playing.  I actually laughed out loud at that one.