IKEA takes over GM: Now you assemble yourself.
[Thanks Dennis Wood]
The Bucks Stopped Here
Our friends Ruth and Dave Buck are now retired to a simpler lifestyle. Only a few more mortgage payments, then the old home place is all theirs.
FYI: Eldon, Iowa - Pose as American Gothics (Near Ottumwa, IA)
Newly opened Visitors Center across from the American Gothic House made famous by Grant Wood in painting American Gothic. The American Gothic House Center has a gift shop, media room, and new American Gothic parodies exhibit.
You can borrow clothes and a pitchfork to "pose" for your own American Gothic photo.
1954 Olds concept car: Sold at auction for $3,240,000 on 1/29/05.
1980 ... That was then ... This is now.
Tried base-jumping on the weekends?
Perhaps some bull riding?
Or watching LeBron James sink the 3-pointer at the buzzer to win.
[Thanks Jeri Karr]
New Chrysler runs on hot air & broken promises.
It has three wheels that speed
the vehicle through tight left turns.
It comes complete with two Teleprompters programmed to
help the occupants talk their way out of any violations.
The transparent canopy reveals the plastic smiles still
on the faces of all those "speculator" bondholder-owners.
[Thanks Sue Schauls]
'It wouldn't be Friday without the Follies.'