Saturday, March 19, 2016

straight to perfumery

I saw a trailer for the movie Brooklyn the other day and thought I glimpsed a gorgeous set of brass pneumatic tubes in the department store where the main character is working. I am off to the movies with friends on Wednesday to check! And let me know if you have seen any too. In the meantime, here are some tubes in the perfumery department of the old Myer in Melbourne to enjoy.

Image from WeekendNotes, as seen at Myer Mural Hall open day.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

nothing funnier than an arm stuck in a tube?

Who doesn't love a bit of slap stick comedy, especially when a pneumatic tube is involved? While some unlucky Tesco manager managed to get their arm stuck in a tube unwittingly, the witty characters of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Hitchcock and Scully pulled the stunt for laughs on the show's episode "Ava". The sounds of screams echoed through the hospital's tubing ...

Read more on Fourthmic News for Comedy Nerds.

Thanks @steveDsmart for the link!