Friday, March 04, 2005

Lube Job Baristas

So I went to the local quick oil change place today and I was struck by the Starbucks Coffee motif in the waiting room. Indeed the layout must have been the result of some focus group. I liked mechanic's shops when they had 4-year-old magazines and a couch from the 70's. It made you feel like this was a place where men who worked with greasy, dirty car parts and cussed and made fart jokes. Oh well, one more sanitized place for me to feel weird in.

1 Comments:

At 9:08 AM, Blogger The Dr. said...

...And before our society went down the toilet, an auto-repair shop was one of the few places a 12-year old might get a glimpse of a boob on a 'snap-on tools' calendar. Ahh, the simple pleasures in life.

 

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