April 21, 2004

The secretary general of the United Nations, now in a cup!

Thus now reads my coffee mug, which previously said COFI (I'm sure someone at the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco thought that was the most brilliant thing ever printed on a promotional mug) and now says KOFI ANNAN instead. A half-hour with paper, colored pencils and tape has now turned a rather lame joke into a useful piece of political information. Maybe I can also find a picture and stick it on there, thus doubling the usefulness of this astounding drinking vessel. Shit, I should go into business.

This is all pursuant to the delightful revelation that the Powers That Be at work are not opposed to me surfing the Web and reading books when I have nothing useful to do. I can only assume that this applies equally to modifying coffee cups, although if that's not the case I'm sure I'll find out soon enough.


Posted by dianna at April 21, 2004 11:22 AM

I've always been a fan of the strange photocopied images of Kofi Annan used in Bob the Angry Flower.
Such as this one (first panel)

Posted by: Jacob at April 21, 2004 12:15 PM

This is COMPLETELY off-topic, but I just realized why the Mongolian Beef from Great Wall is slightly sweet and why the flavor seemed familiar. They're using your vegan jerky as beef! Tasty!

Posted by: Jacob at April 21, 2004 12:16 PM

You know, you're absolutely right!

That IS completely off-topic!

Mmmm... Mongolian beef. That's spicy, isn't it. Can't they remove the rest of its essential characteristics and make it not only not beef, but also not very Mongolian? It doesn't seem like so much to ask.

Posted by: Dianna at April 21, 2004 02:31 PM

I read that: "The secretary general of the United Nations, now in a coup!" which made little sense to me.

Posted by: Erik at April 26, 2004 07:04 PM