Tuesday, March 15, 2005
General Motor's EV1 electric car was introduced in California. I believe the most recent model was a 1999. The car was marketed as a 3 year lease only, with roadside assistance. There were recharging locations across California and Arizona. GM didn't make a profit on the cars, so once the leases were up, they took back the cars. Since there aren't enough spare parts (that's what GM says) and since they are afraid of liability suits, GM decides to have all the EV1's destroyed in Mesa, Arizona (known for being an airplane graveyard). Protestors blocked the latest shipment of cars to Mesa. Some were arrested. One lease holder actually held a funeral for his car before he returned it to GM. One environmental group offered $1.9 million for 70 EV1's (that's about $27,000 per car) and GM refused. Get this: the cars are smashed and junked in Arizona! Does this make sense to anyone?
Monday, March 14, 2005
Saturday, March 12, 2005
Tuesday, March 08, 2005
“A generation of men raised by women: I’m wondering if another woman is the answer we really need.” Jack.
“Marla doesn’t need a lover, she needs a case worker.” Jack.
"I haven't been fucked like that since grade school." Marla
“I reject the basic assumptions of civilization, including material possessions.” Tyler.
“Fuck damnation. Fuck redemption. We are God’s unwanted children, with no special place and no special attention, and so be it.” Tyler.
“We are the middle children of history, with no purpose or place. We have no great war, or great depression. The great war is a spiritual war. The great depression is our lives…and we’re very, very, pissed off.”
“You are not your job. Your are not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the shoes you wear. You are not the contents of your wallet.” Tyler.
“Why are you going with this, IKEA boy?”