#1 By: Cory Doctorow, October 23rd, 2013 18:05
#2 By: sockdoll, October 23rd, 2013 19:01
Just the thing if you want to light a fire to roast the Oscar Mayer Wienermobiles.
"Wienermobile" is the name for a series of automobiles shaped like a hot dog on a bun which are used to promote and advertise Oscar Mayer products in the United States. The first version was created in 1936 by Oscar Mayer's nephew, Carl G. Mayer, and variants are still used by the Oscar Mayer company today. Drivers of the Wienermobiles are known as Hotdoggers and often hand out toy whistles shaped as replicas of the Wienermobile, known as Wienerwhistles. The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile has evolved f...
#3 By: Halloween Jack, October 24th, 2013 07:30
Even though it's an impressive project in a lot of ways, it makes me ache a little to see such a beautifully aerodynamic car being rendered so unaerodynamic, especially in the service of a smoking accessory, which doesn't have the same cachet as it did some seventy years ago.
#4 By: layne, October 24th, 2013 10:59
Yeah, it's kind of an aerodynamic bummer... But it's also a fine piece of restoration and craftsmanship.
#5 By: starfish and coffee, October 25th, 2013 12:18
A company fast becoming irrelevant due to the reduction in 1st world smoking... desperate much?
#6 By: Tim, October 25th, 2013 14:33
The roof is on fire
We don't need no water—Let the motherfucker burn
#7 By: Cory Doctorow, October 28th, 2013 18:05
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