Stealth Cruiser: This Aging Toyota Must Be Invisible on Radar – A Very Bumpy Car

May 23rd, 2016

See?

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Eilifint Bhan: Famous HIBERNIA BANK White Elephant Still Milky, Elephantine – “ENTIRE BUILDING FOR LEASE”

May 23rd, 2016

IDK, man. I’m not the designated¬†cheerleader for the Twitterloin, so I’ll not be waving my pom-poms yet for this latest sign of the long-promised “rebirth” of the Tenderloin.

Anyway, it sat empty before and it’s sitting empty now. See?

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It would have been a lot better to have had this beast ready to rent back in 2013, you know, due to the hubris. But who will rent this place in 2016?

We’ll see…

Here’s What Happens When You Advertise on an SFMTA / MUNI Bus Stop Ad – Poor SHINOLA Detroit!

May 23rd, 2016

This kind of thing, as seen recently on the windswept Geary Transit Corridor…

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…has precedents:

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You know what I think? I think that sometimes companies pay money to Clear Channel Outdoor so that it will send part of that money to out sad-sack SFMTA and then maybe SFGov / the SFMTA will then look kindlier upon said generous companies. So it’s kind of more like a bribe / kickback / apology than a pure, earnest attempt at advertising.

I could cite examples…

The Third Largest Brand of Alcoholic Spirits in the World is CRAFTED WITH LOVE in a Village? Absolutely Not!

May 20th, 2016

I think they’re in it for the money is what I think

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How to Safely Make Your Way About Our Troubled Twitterloin: Getting Towed by a Pit Bill

May 20th, 2016

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Who Owns the Streets of San Francisco? This Cleaning Company from Burlingame, Apparently – “CCSI” v. Telstar Logistics

May 20th, 2016

Here you go – look who’s parking on busy Fulton, smack dab in the middle of the street:

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It’s CCSI, whatever that is. Oh, it’s a cleaning company out of Burlingame? So what gives them the right to park illegally? Is it the orange cones? Or it’s just some technique developed over the years, ala Telstar Logistics?

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Hey, is this kosher?

IDTS.

But it looks like illegal parking is a part of CCSI’s bidness model:

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And the kicker? Ohio plates on the back of the truck.

That’s the kicker.

And at the end of the day, CCSI execs count their fat stacks and laugh at poor poor Ed Reiskin…

When Piloting Your Giant, Electric-Powered SUV Skateboard About Frisco, Be Sure to Stop to Etch Your Name in Wet Sidewalk Concrete

May 19th, 2016

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Thusly:

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Adam Sandler AND David Spade Play Frisco – Tonight – We Attract World-Class Talent Once Again!

May 19th, 2016

I have no words:

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It’ll be like an updated version of the Rat Pack, I’m sure.

And look, NETFLIX / TICKETMONSTER have managed to keep the service fees down to US$ 17.75…

“Best Available from Venue
These tickets held for: 01:19

Sec 221
Row B, Seats 1-2
$119.50 ea
Buy
Loge [Upstairs below cross aisle]
Regular Price Ticket
TICKET PRICE $119.50 x 2
SERVICE FEE $17.75 x 2
SUBTOTAL (Regular Price Ticket) $274.50
Prices are in US$”

Netflix Pres Adam Sandler w/David Spade, Nick Swardson, Rob Schneider

4.4 out of 5 stars(38)

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

Thu, May 19, 2016 08:00 PM

 

A Pickup Truck So Long It Requires an Expensive SFPD Police Escort – Life in This “World-Class” City

May 19th, 2016

IDK, filming something, prolly.

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And the flat black paint reduces reflections, that’s what I’m going with.

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But when you film in SF, you face a lot of costs. That’s what killed Nash Bridges after a few years and that’s what also helped to kill Trauma after a few months worth of shows got aired.

Anyway, we’re no Vancouver, that’s for sure…

A Tattoo for Your Car? – This City Car Share Chevy Volt Doesn’t Know It’s a Gas-Powered Hybrid, But Nice Kitty!

May 18th, 2016

As seen in Civic Center:

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Hey, does this ride have a fuel tank? Yes it do. 9.3 gallons worth.

Hey, does this ride have a tailpipe? Yes it do again. But it’s hidden away, the better to fool you.

Does the artist what tagged this car know all this?

IDTS!

Anyway, if this ride is an “EV,” then so is craig Newmark’s old-school ’99 Prius, just saying…