21.3.07

Here a truck, there a truck...

You're a young entrepeneur with big dreams but limited means. You could rent some retail space, but the overhead costs will definitely eat into the kids' college funds. Wait, you already have the truck...
These little micrososmic vehicles of commerce are everywhere. So far we have seen crab trucks, fruit trucks, roast chicken trucks (with the spits mounted on the flatbed), sock trucks, tie trucks, notebook trucks, baby clothes trucks, baseball cap trucks (including what must be a top-seller, the hot pink NYPD chapeau, just like all the real men and women of law enforcement wear), kimchi trucks, and whole sides of beef trucks. The only downside for consumers is that the truck may not be there when you're really needing a roast chicken or a pair of SpongeBob anklets, which we have discovered the hard way.

3 comments:

mark said...

Today’s post was informative, indeed. I’m forced to wonder (yes, I have assumed the standard ‘stroking my chin with my thumb and index finger’ maneuver) …if the average Korean mobile-entrepreneur has the same penchant for rhyming as I do, can we safely assume they also have…a) duck trucks? Not a far stretch since we already know they have chicken trucks. b) muck trucks? Probably not, I can’t see dirt being a big seller. c) Huck trucks? Depends on how popular Twain is with the Korean literati. d) f-bomb trucks? If not, I smell a million dollar idea! It would be just like the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas only not the best, not a house, and not in Texas. I’m calling dibs on the movie rights. Dolly’s getting a little long in the tooth but I’m sure she’d at least chauffeur. Ok, I’d better go and start on the script.

mark said...

I tried working on my Dolly script but it was a bust. Back to my own 9to5.

Lee and Deanna said...

Sounds excellent, Scorcese the Younger! The movie will more than likely take North America by storm, well, at least the Tier Three Indie Film Festival Circuit (Yorkton, Flin Flon, and Fort St. James, BC), so get back to the scripting. If I could proffer a few words of advice however: as one in-country I like to think I have a fairly attuned sense of the Korean psyche, so I may steer you clear of such mammarial motifs. There's a little too much padding here for most to relate. Koreans are also less into rhyming than one would hope of a people who speak a langauge in which half the words end in -dong or -gu. Rather, these North East Asians are more notably into sesquipedalianism, and would surely flock to the cinema for The Incomprehensible Anthropophaginian from Northamptonshire, a rippin' coming of age story set in the gritty world of maniacal muck truck vendors, with your lispy young protagonist forced to eat what he must to survive on the mean streets of Brixworth. Give him TaeKwonDo skills, and the Koreans will be there, guaranteed.