The Besnard Lakes
"Booths abounded, many of which purported to empower women via the strength of small businesses, so long as said businesses involved selling their friends lube and contraptions like "That Crazy Wrap Thing," a belt-like apparatus which alleged to “tighten, tone and firm in as little as 45 minutes” and was “seen on the set of Sex and the City 2!”
Another booth sold a book designed to help white devils smoothly interact with their non-English speaking help. Maid to Translate: English to Spanish Housekeeping Translations sought to “bridge the communication barrier between [me] and [my] housekeeper.”
—Megan Koester wrote this perfect and brilliant article for VICE on what must be the saddest, most inane expo of all — though that’s not including any other expo because I’ve never been to an expo but I can’t FATHOM they’d be sadder or more inane than this piece of shit expo.
Oh and follow Megan on twidder, she is great on that thing too.
A good rock show can really help with everyday anxiety. These problems just melt away with every note. It always breaks my heart a little when the act has come to its end.
Amanda, Mountain House outside Asheville, July 2013