Markets in Everything, Valentine’s Revenge Edition

11 February 2009 at 1:02 pm 1 comment

| Peter Klein |

A local bar is hosting a “Valentine’s Day Massacre” party this weekend. The centerpiece is a commercial tree shredder. Patrons can bring mementos or personal effects from old boyfriends and girlfriends (and, I guess, former spouses) and have them pulverized into tiny bits. “We’ve even had a wedding dress!” says the radio ad. Presumably more extreme scenarios, like that depicted in the famous wood-chipper scene in Fargo, are prohibited.

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  • 1. Rajiv Krishnan KOZHIKODE  |  13 February 2009 at 7:26 am

    That sounds reasonable compared to what is being dreaded by the so-called “celebrators of love” in certain regions of the world, where the pseudo-fundamentalist (read hypocrites) are trying hard to massacre (close to the literal sense) the whole idea of a Valentine’s Day celebration… Well, I am not a big fan of this commercial event myself, but there are people who enjoy it and they have every right to do so, as long as it does not interfere with the rights of others. Won’t you agree?

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