Thursday, October 6, 2011
COLBY DOPPELGÄNGER: PAN AM
Forget the bailout, the home lending crisis, the Great Depression, one of the biggest tragedies of capitalism may actually have been the dissolution of Pan Am in the early 90s. Such stellar design! Nothing since has come close to matching the cutesy name and bold, graphic logo. Its always sad when classic design pioneers meet their end (RIP Steve Jobs). The actor above, however, does comes close to resembling moi.
Thanks to BSD readers Mark & Greg, who not only discovered the stud above and thought of me but are sending BigShoes Central Command a gift basket from their collection of hand-poured soy-wax scented candles at www.bailywickcandles.com. They have candles scented like absinthe! And whipped cream! But how about cockpit? And stewardess?