I need to get out of this fucking city. Los Angeles is just too damn expensive. I don’t know what I’m doing here anymore. The only thing worth doing that’s free is the library. Oh, that and playing air guitar at Whole Foods. Sorry, it’s 365-Foods or whatever it’s fucking called. You didn’t hear? That new Silver Lake grocery store has free air guitars. Because that’ll help offset your rent.
From The Independent (emphasis all mine):
The Silver Lake site was swarmed on its opening day and, a week later, finding a spot in the car-park is still no easier than finding pre-spiralised zucchini at Safeway. The first indication that 365 is aimed squarely at millennials sits just outside the entrance: an empty rack offering “free air guitars” and directing customers to a specially curated Spotify playlist, peopled with such fashionable-yet-inoffensive artists as LCD Soundsystem, Bon Iver and TV on the Radio.
One more time in case you missed it:
The first indication that 365 is aimed squarely at millennials sits just outside the entrance: an empty rack offering “free air guitars”
And one more time for good luck:
an empty rack offering “free air guitars”
Reading that makes me want to club something cute and furry and vulnerable to bits with a blunt object.
Why do we live in this city? Okay, yes, I sincerely love the fact that I can see an old movie on the big screen any night of the week at the New Beverly, the Aero, the Egyptian, or on a rooftop downtown. And I sincerely love the library. It really is a world-class public library. Fuck, I just remembered that I owe like six bucks to the library in late fees. I better get my ass down to 365 before they run out of air guitars. I bet they start charging for them on Monday.