Thursday, May 31, 2007

A Great Moment in My Life

I've recently won this prize from The Rachel Maddow Show. Rachel Maddow is, in my opinion, the greatest politics analyst out there right now. Her show consistantly informs in a calm and logical way while expressing the same anger I have with the course of our nation.
One of the lighter segments on her show is called "Ask Dr. Maddow" ("Rachel Maddow is a doctor, just not that kind of doctor") in which Rachel answers questions posed by listeners. Usually she answers strange or funny questions, sometimes political, mostly not. At the end of each week she selects one of teh question askers and sends them a prize from her desk and a signed glossy photograph of her assistant host Kent Jones. Some months ago I called in from NZ and asked if it was unethical to use the extra-large, extra-comfy handicap stall in the bathroom if there is no one else in the room. The answer was yes, it is unethical in the same (if lesser) way as using the handicap parking spot.
Anyway, I won and she sent me my prize but she forgot my Kent Jones picture. I called and wrote to complain and finally yesterday they sent me my picture! Here it is:

4 comments:

AdamB said...

awesome! what was the prize?

Seth said...

Asshole. Where is my glossy autographed picture? WHERE?

Fuck Rebecca from MInneapolis, who stole what was rightfully mine.

Julian said...

I can see why you held out for your prize Matt, that's one pretty shiny picture...

Rusty said...

I disagree. I quite frequently use the wheelchair toilets and I have never had to wait for anyone to come out of one, or for that matter, had anyone (in or out of a wheelchair) waiting for me when I came out.

Besides, in NZ you need a permit (which you have to pay for)to use a disablity park. To my knowledge lol!! you do not need a permit to use a disability toilet.