September 4, 2004

Musical Weather

Weather reports are boring. I have an idea. Instead of reporting the temperature, there should be a radio station that plays songs from the year corresponding to the current temperature.

During the most comfortable weather, you’d paradoxically hear disco. As the music started to creep past electronic pop and into grunge territory, you’d get increasingly uncomfortable and likely jump into the pool.

If you hear Jazz or Big Band, you’d better put that heavy coat on. But if “When the Red, Red Robin Cones Bob, Bob, Bobbing Along” reaches your ears, you’d best huddle in front of the fireplace with your hot chocolate and wait it out.

Of course, this opens one up to the possibility that you tune in the wrong station in the morning, resulting in you stepping into a foot of snow on your porch sporting swim trunks and a parasol.

Posted by James at September 4, 2004 8:41 AM
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Hell, that's better than the current trend of dumbing down the weather with little cartoon figures and a scale that goes from "comfy" to "yucky".

What am I, fucking two?

Posted by: David Grenier at September 4, 2004 9:02 AM

Ha!

Posted by: James at September 4, 2004 9:59 AM

Hee hee. I haven't seen those cartoon characters. How sad. Mind you, I watch hardly any TV at all these days. I get my weather from the source of all wisdom...the internet! :)

Posted by: briwei at September 4, 2004 10:55 AM

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