Big deals were being made aboard the OneSoul Bus, where every soul is just a point on a spectrum with infinite gradients that mostly corresponded to topless, overweight white women with dreadlocks. Saudi firm Trident Investments snapped up Spoogr (pronounced like "booger"), a new video game console targeted at heiresses that will cost $699 and play the demo versions of Android phone games.
Spoogr is the brainchild of Vyktorea Rothschild, a computer program that procedurally designs baffling status symbols for twenty-something Silicon Valley new money. Vyktorea generated one of last year's hottest properties, SPLUkk, an app for tracking the patterns of homeless people using public information to create "beggar avoidance algorithms."
Are you concerned that you may be a character trapped in a Tom Waits song? Be smart and learn the warning signs before it's too late. Also, it's too late. It has always been too late.
I'm haunted by a recurring vision of a skeleton flipping me off. To avoid seeing this terrifying image in bumper sticker form, I pay someone with a blank bumper to drive in front of me at all times.
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