Monday, October 29, 2012

if it is it is

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

lawn darts was a much more straightforward game sold to the public.

There was a piece of plastic you could buy at toy stores or dollar stores, probably science stores too, that connected two two liter bottles of soda at their openings.  If it had a longer history and was sold at hardware stores, it would be called something like “a two-sided female” for each of the male ends of the two liter soda bottles.  The idea was that you could fill one of the bottles with water, then connect another with this piece of plastic so the second vertically mirrored the first.  Once the connection was snug and airtight, you could flip the bottles and the water would fall from the top to the bottom in a visually satisfying cyclonic spin.  Like watching the circling of the drain from the inside.  Like watching your insides drop into the ground.