Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Rent Control?

Looking for a place in Los Angeles? You're in luck. That sign's top line lets us know that one if not more of the apartments in this triplex is unoccupied. I wonder if it has ample closet space. I wonder if the appliances are new. I wonder if pets are allowed. I wonder ... oh, hold on. That second line points out that no empty apartments are available.

What the heck is going on?

As the Clash asked in the early '80s, "Should I stay or should I go?"

My friend Lindsay, of IAMNOTASTALKER, noticed this complex's self-contradictory sign, which you can also see on Google Maps here. Click "street view" and zoom in for another look at incongruity at its best. We have a vacancy, all right — a vacancy in the cranium of this sign's creator.

1 comment:

  1. LOVE this one. :) I thought the sign was funny when I saw it, but your write-up makes it even funnier.