News, but not the serious kind
What’s in your artisanal arsenel?
Oh yes, I’m bitterly aware these artisanal items carry hefty price tags. This whole upscale artisan thing has me tempted to just steal the stuff, or maybe burn down the shops.
Careful ace, you’re looking at artisan larceny arson there.
That’s easy for you to say. So you’re buying into this whole artisan craze?
No, I’m artisan non-partisan. Why do you ask?
I’m shopping for some healing artisan oils for my courtesan. She has bad arthritis.
I’m sorry to hear that. Is your courtesan on cortisone?
Yes. She’s a Descartes scholar, and can barely turn the pages of her Cartesian books.
Does your Cartesian courtesan take her cortesone standing up?
No, my Cartesian courtesan takes her cortesone prone….
Top: A bottle of rye whiskey is seen at the Corsair Artisan Distillery in Nashville, Tennessee May 9, 2011. REUTERS/Martinne Geller
Right: Australian actress Nicole Kidman arrives for the premiere of the film “Moulin Rouge” at the Odeon Leicester Square in London September 3, 2001. Kidman plays Satine, the ‘Sparkling Diamond’, star of the Moulin Rouge and the city’s most famous courtesan. REUTERS/Ian Waldie
Left: Artisanal soaps are displayed at a traditional soap factory called “Khan al Saboun” in Tripoli’s old souk district November 16, 2008. REUTERS/ Jamal Saidi