As they say, foam is where the art is…

September 3, 2009

Blog Guy, I need your business advice, quickly! I know this is gonna sound like one of those people who see the Virgin Mary’s face on a Ritz cracker or something, but…

I’m in Taiwan, and I got a latte at my hotel, and I swear I saw the image of the Dalai Lama IN THE FOAM ON TOP.

I want to sell this on eBay. I’ve stored it in my safe-deposit box at the front desk. How much should I ask for it?

Oh, maybe about $3.65. The Dalai Lama has been staying at the same hotel, and they’re producing a signature latte with his sculpture in foam on top. You’re not the only person who has one.

Oh crap! So do I still have a chance to sell it?

Sure. Like they say, “Better latte than never….”

Video of foam sculpture

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Above: A “Dalai Latte” named after exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is prepared inside the hotel where he is staying in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan September 2, 2009. REUTERS/Garden Villa/Handout

Below: The Dalai Lama speaks to followers during a mass prayer session, September 1, 2009. REUTERS/Nicky Loh

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Who gets that other latte?

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