'At's right. 'At's right. Got a four-day weekend. Spendin' it right.
Jus' me an' a bottle. Or hell, eight bottles. Mebbe more. I never was
any good at arithmetic.
You never were any good at anything, were you, Eddie?
Huh? Wazzat? Whozat talkin'?
It's me, Eddie. Over here. In the mirror.
What th-? Hey, whats'a gag, huh? Howdja get in there? Are you wearin' my glasses? And howdja get my clothes on?
Don't worry about that, Eddie. You've got bigger problems to concern yourself with.
Oh yeah, smart guy? Like what?
going to die, Eddie. If you keep living like this, you're going to die.
Soon. Not someday, like we all are, but very soon.
look here jus' a minute. I dunno who you think you are, or where you
get off talkin' to me like that, but I've got half a mind to- hey,
wazzat? Whaddya got there? Wazzat thing in your hand?
It's the Ecoman Micro Bullet RC Helicopter,
Eddie. To most people, it's just a small, indoor-safe toy copter. A
plaything. A plastic trifle. To you, it's a matter of life or death.
ya go again with all 'at death talk. You must be a real laugh riot at
parties. Whyntcha siddown, have a drink? Lighten up a little, huh?
you don't listen to me now, Eddie, there won't be any more parties. I'm
here to save your life. I know why you do this to yourself. You're
bored. You're empty inside. And it scares you. It scares you to pieces.
So you drink to fill up that space, to chase away the demons. I know
you, Eddie. I know you very well.
Ah, big deal. If I wanted a shrink I'd go to Vienna. Wazzat got to do with that Ecoman Micro Bullet RC Helicopter, anyway?
going to leave this helicopter on the dresser here. You have a choice
to make. When you feel like having a drink, you pick it up and play
with it. Let it swoop. Let it dip. Let it fly. Maybe even take it
outside. It can go up to 50 feet high, you know.
Izzat right? Well, why the hell should I?
If you play with this Ecoman Micro Bullet RC Helicopter
instead of pouring that filth down your gullet, you might have a
chance. Goodbye, Eddie. I hope we never have to see each other again.
well that makes two of- hey, wheredja go? Hello? Mr. Mirror Man? Hello?
Huh. Musta slipped out by the fire escape. Hey, there's 'at Ecoman
Micro Bullet RC Helicopter. What kinda
oddball sneaks into people's apartments to spook 'em out and give 'em
toy helicopters? What a mental case. Oughtta be lucked up, you ask me.
Guy talked a good line, though, I'll give him that. Real slick talker.
Hmm. Might as well give the copter a spin. What the hell, right?
Warranty: 120 Day Ecoman
Able to Fly Up to 50 Feet High
Altitude & Rotor Speed Control
Flight Stabilizing System
Brake for Easy Landing
Super wide IR Control, fly up to 3 helicopters at the same time
Miniature Design for Indoor Flying
Built-In Li-Poly Battery for Long Flying Time
Unique Rotor-Blade System for Steady Lift Off
Recharges Through Transmitter
In the box:
Extra Tail Propellers
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Little kids, cats and bears all know it. If you put your hands up,
you suddenly become taller, and scarier too. It hits on a primal level
because who knows what a tall person could do? They're all the way up
there on a whole different level, thinking tall thoughts and seeing the
big picture. The whole normal sized world could be just a pawn in their
lofty skyward machinations!
Thankfully, those tall people
have the same fear, and sometimes worse, because they so rarely
experience it. Watch the tall when they gather together like a host of
Celestials. Someone that's six five will quickly start to be a little
nervous around two seven footers. That's how you beat them.
you're describing the top of their head it will bother them in a way
they can't completely explain. Soon they will begin to squirm and ask
if anyone else is hot. And then they will run, like a little kid, cat
or bear facing an opponent with hands raised high. You're not so tough,
tall people. Not so tough at all.
This shirt was designed by: mamaGiraffe, who has a soft spot in
her heart for elephants. But deep hatred for flamingos. Without the
flamingo mafia, she could have achieved her dream of being an
ornamental lawn device rather than just settling for a career in shirt
design. Stupid flamingos. An elephant never would have done what they
Wear this shirt: to show you're not above using technology to win. That's right, you're the Tony Stark of vertical.
Don't wear this shirt:
and expect to meet one of those little birds that will sit on your
shoulder and clean you all day. You'll still have to put it in the
washing machine like normal.
This shirt tells the world: "Winning by a nose is still winning!"
We call this color:
Tall Tall Leroy Brown, Tallest Man The In Whole Dang Town, Taller Than
Old King Kong, Too Bad He Collapsed Under His Own Weight Due To The
Laws Of Physics
Design Placement: Right Side
3X - S: 6.15" x 17.5" WXL - K4: 4.57" x 13"
Today, as you think about what you're most thankful for, you're going to lie to yourself. Your thoughts will dwell on your kids, or your cockatiel, or your talent for watercolor, or your collection of GI Joes in the original packaging. And no doubt those things mean a lot to you. But it's not impossible to go a day or two without them, is it? Spare a thanks or two for the one indispensable daily element in your life: your morning coffee.
There's no better way to give this ritual the reverent gratitude it deserves than with this five-pack of coffees from the Thanksgiving Coffee Company. It's not just the name. It's the transcendent flavor that comes from their 36 years of experience in artisan coffee roasting. As back-to-the-land hippies in search of the perfect cup, founders Paul and Joan Katzeff pioneered the very idea of specialty coffee in the United States in 1972. Thanksgiving was the first specialty roaster to sell through a major chain (Safeway, in 1978) and a founding member of the Specialty Coffee Association of America in 1983.
And Paul and Joan continue to show their gratitude in turn, working every day to have a positive effect on the people and ecosystems that give birth to their coffee. The whole fair-trade-coffee bandwagon never would've gotten out of the stable if it weren't for Thanksgiving, which adopted the motto "Not Just A Cup, But A Just Cup" after Paul visited the coffee growers of Nicaragua in 1985. To this end, Thanksgiving has been involved with a host of coffee-related issues, from working with farmers' cooperatives in far-flung locales around the world to reducing the company's emissions and waste right at home on the Mendocino Coast.
But hey, you think. That's all well and good, but when I wake up in the morning I can't drink a cup of good intentions. What about the coffee?
Glad you asked. Let's start with Mirembe Kawomera, which means "Delicious Peace" in the Luganda language spoken in Uganda. Grown high on the slopes of a dormant volcano by a cooperative of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim family farmers, it's pungent and earthy, with notes of dark chocolate, candied nuts, and malt amidst a general toasty sweetness. A dollar from every package is donated to the coop for local community-based projects.
Also from central Africa comes Gorilla Fund Coffee, grown in Rwanda by over 2,000 Hutu and Tutsi farmers. (It sure beats the hell out of poaching or logging.) This medium roast is sweet and rich, with some of the qualities of brown sugar, chocolate syrup, caramel, and cedar. And the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International gets a piece of the action, for their efforts to protect mountain gorillas in Rwanda.
Since it was a trip to Nicaragua that inspired Paul to turn Thanksgiving's mission toward worldwide social justice, it's fitting that this bundle includes a package of Campesino Estate. Grown by Byron Corrales and his cooperative on a small family farm in Aranjuez, Nicaragua, this medium roast has all the right credentials (Certified Organic, Fair Trade, shade-grown, single-origin) and all the right moves (chocolate overtones with hints of cashews and a dried-apricot tart/sweet thing going on). Corrales plants by the moon and fertilizes with help from his own cows. "Our cows are our fertilizer producing machines," he says. "The better diet they have, the better the fertilizer they produce."
Like a certain president-elect we could mention, the Classic Mocha Java has roots in both East Africa (specifically, Ethiopia) and Indonesia (the island of Java, in this case). Unlike him, it combines the blueberry-like taste of the naturally-processed Ethiopian Harrar coffee with the classic Javanese character of a heavy, syrupy body and a mellow, buttery flavor. It goes well with chocolate, vanilla ice cream, or inauguration ceremonies.
But wait - what about when you just want a cup of what Gramma might call "regular coffee"? Thanksgiving can do a Classic French Roast as well as anybody, and better than most. Their idea of a great French roast does not involve taking unsuspecting beans and charring them black. Through fine control of temperature, their roasting process manages to retain a little bit of nutty, caramelized, chocolatey sweetness along with the toasty burnt-caramel flavor you expect from a French roast. Go ahead, dunk your donut in it.
A nondescript shrub. A humble bean. Farmers thousands of miles away who speak a language you don't understand. And a couple of old hippies flying the fairness flag. You owe a lot of thanks for that morning buzz. But enjoying this Thanksgiving Coffee Company Five-Pack will be thanks enough.
12oz resealable vacuum
Roasted in Northern California Coast
12oz. bag Mirembe Kawomera "Delicious Peace" (Vienna Roast, Uganda)
12oz. bag Campesino Estate (Light Roast, Nicaragua)
12oz. bag Gorilla Fund Coffee (Medium Roast, Rwanda)