Friday, February 18, 2011

John Cleese selling computers

Can you imagine the advertising types going for this style of selling nowadays?

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

How is that gun amnesty working for you?


Now go listen to these newsreels
1961 newsreel
1968 newsreel

Monday, February 14, 2011

Sticker shock

The next time you think food prices are high in your area, just think of the poor souls up North. Shipping costs are going up, which means so does food prices. There are some subsidies that help reduce the price, but that is changing. More here at CBC. Pictures courtesy of markcoatsworth's photostream

Semi-related the price of chilies go up in Indonesia, no doubt the blame will fall on Harper and his Neo-Cons for that as well.