Thursday, December 27, 2007

Failure to Launch

Posted By on Thu, Dec 27, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Here we are again: testing out our promotional goodies like responsible adults. In this episode, Ashley, Chuck, and Chris try to make the most of a kite sent by none other than the clever Kite Runner marketing folks. (Awww.) Unfortunately, the wind was sort of ... circular ... today.

A lot of inspirational things were said during the actual flight attempts, but none more moving to the core than Chuck's dramatic reading of the kite-flying instructions, which were included with the kite, and which I have attached here:

Here we have Ashley getting acquainted with kite in the Current's stylish, worn-asphalt parking lot. (Note the lovely ruby-tinged trees behind her. Yes, those leaves were dancing.)

Next up: Ashley attempts to run ... eerrrr ... launch kite.

After several failed flight attempts, Chuck became entangled in kite's tail and string.

Chuck eventually worked himself free, just in time to assist expert-kite-flyer-in-residence (and altogether fun publisher) Chris Sexson.

When even Chris's glorious effort came to nothing, we got back to making the news ...

... until the next goodie-box arrives, anyway.

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