Here’s a scene from a mall. Specifically Stonestown Mall, deep in San Francisco’s Sunset / Parkside Fog Belt. It’s a kiosk from WOWSmileXpress Professional Teeth Cleaning.
Here’s a closer look. Pay your $100, don some red Bono sunglasses, cram a huge wand into your piehole, and then you’ll be the envy of all the Hot Dog on a Stick-eating passers-by for the next half-hour or so.
And what says the photo of the happy bride with super white teeth? “Ask us about our group pricing for your special events.” O.K., then.
You have a dazzling array of choices in this arena:
Choose wisely, or maybe just choose nothing.