<body><script type="text/javascript"> function setAttributeOnload(object, attribute, val) { if(window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }, false); } else { window.attachEvent('onload', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }); } } </script> <div id="navbar-iframe-container"></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> gapi.load("gapi.iframes:gapi.iframes.style.bubble", function() { if (gapi.iframes && gapi.iframes.getContext) { gapi.iframes.getContext().openChild({ url: 'https://www.blogger.com/navbar.g?targetBlogID\x3d14732216\x26blogName\x3dLatitude+44.2N\x26publishMode\x3dPUBLISH_MODE_BLOGSPOT\x26navbarType\x3dTAN\x26layoutType\x3dCLASSIC\x26searchRoot\x3dhttp://latitudefortyfourpointtwonorth.blogspot.com/search\x26blogLocale\x3den_US\x26v\x3d2\x26homepageUrl\x3dhttp://latitudefortyfourpointtwonorth.blogspot.com/\x26vt\x3d-8809567043883967748', where: document.getElementById("navbar-iframe-container"), id: "navbar-iframe" }); } }); </script>

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Free Cone Day

Today is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's. They may have sold-out to the man (Unilever) years ago, but the ice cream company that put Vermont on the map are keeping alive one of their greatest traditions. I just barely beat the high school rush to pick up a fine cone of Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl and a small dixie cup of Jamaican Me Crazy (served by a sweaty guy in a cow costume).

So stop what you're doing and get to the local Ben & Jerry's. The rainy weather is keeping the lines down.

Check out the Vermont production company, Dreamlike Pictures, and their film "The Green Movie." This piece includes a satire on the Unilever/B&J thing. Plus it includes a scene where the Burlington bumblegum twee pop group, The Smittens, play a Green Prom that's solar-powered, has organic food, etc. That's just how Vermonters role.

Purchase The Smittens latest, A Little Revolution, directly from their website.

The Smittens - Good Migrations.mp3
The Smittens - Gin and Platonic.mp3
The Smittens - Stop the Bombs.mp3


  • At 12:18 PM, Blogger Isaac said…

    Suzi and Jake made it to "free cone day" at the B & J in Saratoga. We returned from Iowa last night. Check my blog for photos later this day.


Post a Comment

<< Home