Taking Out The Trash
WTF is with the prices of trash cans? Simpson/Hemstead was unaware that the price of trash cans had skyrocketed so much (we usually just throw trash on the floor and then once a week take a big squeegie and push it out into the yard), and we are appalled that Americans are forced to pay fancy escort prices for a place to throw out old fruit.
Some of the culprits:
And those Simple Human jackasses try to convince you that you need to buy 12 “liners”, what we undereducated call “trash bags” at roughly 1 dollar a piece. If you’re only taking out the trash once a week (which means your house is filthy and smells like garbage all the time) you’re spending 52 bucks a year just on trash bags designed to fit these overpriced aluminum and plastic buckets.
But raising the bar on high priced stamped metal buckets are the douchenozzles at OXO. I’ve often wondered what OXO even means while using one of their vegetable peelers that looks like it was built for a kindergarten class, and having seen the prices of a goddamned trash can I think I’ve figured it out:
$89 for a plastic bucket mass produced in a mold that breaks after two years, and 169 for the same thing made out of the equivalent of 48 cans of coke (which costs 28 dollars, plus you get a shit-ton of Coke).
I like the stones on these cats, but currently this company has the biggest brass cajones of them all:
This is only a selection of some of their products, including a red metal 98 dollar bullet trash can. Some might say, “But you’re paying for the import fees and styling. Look at the glorious European styling!”
It’s f@cking round. Round isn’t a style, it’s a shape. It’s a shape some would consider funny for a balloon. It’s a goddamned cylinder. It’s the shape of an empty roll of toilet paper. Pipe down with your European style crap. As for import fees: once again it’s a trash can. This isn’t a luxury automobile. What exactly are the tariffs on round lightweight metal I wonder?
No. This unchecked trash can lunacy will end the minute you elect Simpson/Hemstead to office. You’ve got Netflix and cell phones and Simpson/Hemstead Merch to spend this money on, not trash bags and shitty plastic cans and European Styled Roundness.