Starbucks Trenta violates Evil Overlord Rule #22.

For those poor, poor unfortunates who are not aware of the glory that is “The Top 100 Things I’d Do If I Ever Became An Evil Overlord” list, it’s just the best darn set of practical advice for would be world despots that you’ll ever see.  #22 is:

No matter how tempted I am with the prospect of unlimited power, I will not consume any energy field bigger than my head.

Of course, Allahpundit was joking: it’s just bigger than the average stomach, or bladder.  Anyway, I got told by my wife that there are Starbucks customers who apparently freaking out over the size of these things; which makes perfect sense to me, actually.  As I told her, the average Starbucks devotee probably doesn’t like to be reminded that he or she is a fanatical slave to a fast food restaurant*: having the coffee equivalent of a Big Gulp wrecks that narrative.

Moe Lane

*You pick up your food and drink instead of having it brought to you; the menu has almost no variation to it; and the kitchen facilities are specialized.

Fast food restaurant.

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