Posts tagged "Fireworks"

The 26 Most Glorious Firework Names

The 26 Most Glorious Firework Names
I recently went to Phantom Fireworks in Merrillville, Indiana to buy some fireworks and became an instant fan of their firework naming team. Even though that store has well over 79 million(* by my estimation) different kinds of fireworks, all the names were pretty amusing. A friend put me in touch with Phantom CEO, Bruce... Read more »

26 Things That Used to be Better, According to my Old Man

26 Things That Used to be Better, According to my Old Man
This is my father’s list, every single one except #18. Even though he thought up all the items and explained them to me when necessary, I did the writing. Whenever I could, I quoted my old man from a series of very-brief emails he sent me to explain a few on his list. I’ll be... Read more »

What Your Fireworks Say About You

America is turning 235! Yes, our great country’s birthday is just a few days away. What better way to celebrate our independence than by lighting a cardboard tube full of gunpowder on fire, just as our forefathers imagined? Synonymous with the Fourth of July, fireworks are often loud, dangerous and a lot of fun. They... Read more »
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18 Things Aborigines Might Appreciate

My friend Dickerson's immediate answer  upon being asked what he'd bring them. I particularly enjoy the absurdist/abstract aspect of it this. It's gotta sort of a Duchamp-meets-Motley-Crue- at-a-RedBull-Event quality that is nice as well.
Wouldn’t it be cool to be friends with some tribal aboriginal people somewhere in Australia or Africa or South America? Maybe you have a  friend that is related to aborigines and he took you to visit them and stay a week and they were truly beautiful people who changed your outlook on life, they also... Read more »