Tuesday, March 31, 2009


Kile Wygle, 28, was hospitalized for minor injuries. He was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he told an officer at the hospital that he had consumed 15 beers, police said. Wygle told police his motorized bar stool can go up to 38 mph.
Note the complete lack of frill, invention, or counterintuitive design. It’s nothing more than what it claims to be: a motherfuckin’ barstool with wheels, a lawnmower engine, and a cartoon steering wheel attached to it. It is about three practical details away from the cartoon that pops into your head when you imagine “barstool with wheels.” For this reason alone, the Homer-ity of the invention, it attains a kind of Platonic idealistic greatness. It’s so completely fucking stupid that it had to exist, and could not be denied from inception forward.
If you're ever in Tampa, Mr. Wygle, the first six cervezas are on me. But only if I get to drive.

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