The Day of the Jackhole

The Day of the Jackhole

Celebrating 40 years on this earth

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1988. Knight Industries Two Thousand

September 26, 2011

When you stand in line that long to look at something, you have to take a photo even if it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. So I take photo. Shiny. Shiny car.

I’m standing on the plebeian side of a white rope as KITT breaks the 4th wall and says random things to random passersby. David Hasselhoff is nowhere to be found. Photo. Pose. Walk on.

I stand there for a bit.

So. Today I saw the Magna Carta. What a cruddy piece of cow skin that was to look at.

I rode a monorail. What a letdown.

I’ve realized there’s no way I’m going to get every stamp from every the pavilions in my World Expo ’88 passport.

But who cares, right? Now I’ve seen KITT in all his transam flesh. Look at his little red light running back and forth across the front to indicate life. You know what else did that, KITT? Cylons. And you know what happened to them? Yeah, the show got canceled. Just like yours.

I’m hit turbo boost and walk on. Perhaps I can find a meat pie for lunch?

 


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