It’s all very well to get hung up on the ritual of coffee. The grinding, the frothing, the blahblahblah. Just like the ritual of vinyl. The sleeve, the smell, the liner notes, the needle, the blahblahblah.
I DON’T HAVE TIME TO GIVE A FUCK.
In the same way a digital music library gives me access to any music I want within seconds of deciding I want to hear it, Nespresso gives me access to various different blends of coffee from different parts of the world within seconds of deciding I want to drink it. From staggering into the kitchen with my eyes still shut to drinking beautiful hot caffeine takes about 40 seconds. If I decide I want to try this other sort of coffee from Elbonia or wherever the fuck, I tap my phone a few times and it turns up at the door a couple of days later.
Never going back to dealing with coffee fuckwits in stores and standing there in the kitchen in cryosleep while shit grinds and reaches pressure and fuck off.
Me, 2012. Reads like a morning post.
One of the points at which I realised childhood was over was when I sat up and went “Um, these DC comics are ridiculous. There are superheroes who can travel faster than light, fly through suns unharmed, and some are able to literally reboot the universe. Meanwhile over here in the Marvel pile Spidey’s getting the crap beaten out of him and getting dumped by his girlfriend on a monthly basis, Wolverine’s a head case, and Iron Man’s an alcoholic. These are people. They are actually interesting.”
Malcolm X, speech at Cory Methodist Church, Cleveland, Ohio (April 3, 1964)
Back in June I said this.
You’re damn right I’m paying cash money to see Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel deserves every cent just for taking the gamble
And it looks like I’m not the only one.
'Guardians of the Galaxy' Orbits $100 Million at Box Office
The opening day of Marvel-Disney’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” has demolished forecasts — so much so that it may reach the iconic $100 million mark in its first weekend.
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