See, this is the kind of vending machine you break into. via Luxury Daily
Sure, you think that Brooklyn’s bike part vending machines might be a little strange and a sign of times you’re just not comfortable living in. At least those serve the specific purpose of providing help to cyclists when bike shops aren’t open or are far from where you got a flat. And those are paragons of sensibility compared to this Moet Champagne vending machine seen in England, which is already in a liquor store. You know, where you can just ask someone for help if you need your Champagne.
We’re not going to say that this is proof that we live in disgusting era where people literally see employees in retail stores as interchangeable automatons not worthy of their time or respect, but if YOU were going to say that we wouldn’t stop you.
Your mom deserves something nice. But not $160 nice.
Mother’s Day is coming up, which can only mean one thing: apprehension. You don’t have to worry, however, because alcohol helps. Were you a high-roller son or daughter, or just looking to buy mom’s love to to make up for yet another year of lowered expectations, I have the perfect “splurge” wine that will make her disappointments evaporate in a sparkling shower of bubbles. But, more realistically, if you actually have a relationship with your mother and you’d like to make her a home-cooked, affordable Sunday brunch, I have a wonderful and economical sparkler to pick up by the case that you can drink on its own or as a Mimosa or Bellini. Basically, we’re here to show you what the fancy, rich people buy their mothers, and the almost-as-good, way-cheaper brokester version you can get away with. (more…)