Bartender, make me a Flaming Headlight!

December 25, 2008

Sometimes I feel an obligation to debunk new products as a service to my readers. The latest is the Headlight, a hat that actually contains an open flame.

Oh, I know all about the selling points. It’s the perfect night-time reading light, it keeps your head all comfy on a cold winter’s day, you can roast weenies while you walk, blah blah blah.

But before you believe everything that infomercial has to say, consider my valid objections:

* Some restaurant coat-check people won’t accept them.

* Wait’ll the first time you have to tie your shoe.

* If you drive, you pretty much need a convertible.

* Three words: low ceiling fans.

As if that’s not enough, there’s always some practical joker like this guy, pouring milk over the flames when your back is turned. Who needs that?

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Dancers from the northern Indian hill state of Uttarakhand perform, during a ten-day long handicraft fair in the northern Indian city of Allahabad December 18, 2008. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash


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Well, if you’re going to insist on being a hothead, you’d better not have inclination to cry over spilled milk…

@Bandage, brilliant!

Posted by M | Report as abusive

what can i say its convenient when you dont like someone jus lean on their shoulder and well we can all test the smoke alarms

oh and i dont see how hair cuts would work

Posted by ozi | Report as abusive