This week's theme inspired me to throw in a quick plug for my new favorite toy:

TV-B-Gone turns off all television sets. All of them. It goes on your keychain, and it looks like one of those car-door-opening-fobs. In reality, though, it's a tele-assassin, streaming deadly off-rays at any television in its generous range.

My laundromat, my supermarket, my bar, and my favourite cheap restaurant have all been made Safe For Democracy. Or, at least, the solitude needed to correctly address a good book.

Note: I'm not affiliated or acquainted with the makers of TV-B-Gone. But I wish I were