taken off Jim Leitzel's Vice Squad is a link to this delightful article about vodka flavoured ice cream being produced in Australia. Read it, it's entertaining. What really caught my attention, however, other than this sentence:
"These products normalise alcohol and suggest to people that they ought to be thinking about alcohol just about every hour of the day" (you mean we shouldn't?)
is that Arnott's is making Tia Maria flavoured Tim Tams. those of us who have had Tia Maria OR Tim Tams, and of course both, would declare that this is a brilliant idea. to those people who think it's a bad idea because their underage children -who presumably are also disallowed the occasional tipple of wine at Christmas or Easter or New Year's- might gain access to
-rolls eyes- i can see that Regulation of Vice will rapidly bring out the loud, angry libertarian portion of my soul that is usually kept wrapped in a straitjacket with large blinking warning signs over it.
janice freerides on this blog to say hello. =)