Yo, Starbucks on Gervais! I’d love to run your Twitter account for you

TweetY’all know of my unrequited love for Starbucks. “Unrequited” because in order for it to be requited, Starbucks would need to advertise here on my blog. I can hardly think of a better fit, given all the free product placement I’ve already provided over the years. But now I have a different proposition: Please, Starbucks, […]

Starbucks almost deserted in the middle of the day? Can the Zombie Apocalypse be far behind?

Tweet Had a strange experience a little while ago. The photographs above and below were taken at 12:57 p.m. today inside the Gervais Street Starbucks. And no, they weren’t closed for renovations. In fact, there were a few customers in there — I just shot the empty parts. But… there are never empty parts in […]

Nazi killing apparatus had more locations than Starbucks

TweetSpeaking of storm troopers, here’s something on the opposite end of the gravity spectrum from my last post… This, brought to my attention by Stan Dubinsky, sort of blew my mind this morning: THIRTEEN years ago, researchers at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum began the grim task of documenting all the ghettos, slave labor sites, concentration […]

Why does Starbucks keep snubbing me?

TweetNo, I am not paranoid. It’s just that I’ve made no secret of my love of Starbucks. I’ve made it clear that my blog is available for advertising Starbucks. I give it free plugs all the time, such as here and here and here and here and here and here and … I even offer […]

Starbucks is playing with fire

Tweet A little while ago I posted something on Twitter about a periodic peeve of mine: Yo, Starbucks: A separate queue for us actual coffee drinkers would still be a great idea… Truth be told, I have been to a Starbucks that does have a separate queue for straight coffee drinkers (by which I don’t […]

Catching up, with a few photos

TweetJust got back from the beach a couple of hours ago. Sorry I haven’t posted. I’ve been busy, you’ve been busy. You know how it is. I’ll just try to catch up with some pictures, starting a couple or so days before Christmas… Did you check out the big sale in the last few days […]

Open Thread for Thursday, May 19, 2022

TweetHaven’t had one of these lately, so here goes: Nato needed now more than ever – Biden — This is from the BBC. Unlike U.S. media, they pay attention to stuff like this. Which is helpful. Anyway, Joe said of Finland and Sweden, “They meet every Nato requirement and then some.” SC COVID-19 cases spike […]