Boo: Muni Metro seat is totally horror-movie origin story

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Oddly terrifying face/beginning of a horror movie appears burned into a Muni Metro seat. Sweet dreams!

Oh, I wouldn’t leave you hanging like that. While there have been some X-Files-worthy substances on Muni Metro seats — doesn’t matter if it’s black or white — let’s end on a positive. Like when it wishes you “a good-ass day” or gets really happy to see you.

Muni bus goes back to the future …

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*Deep breath*

Ahhhhh … remember when? When, you ask? Back when we eagerly upgraded from clunky (but oh-so-awesome) Walkmans and Discmans to Apple’s shiny, sleek, magical “iPod”? Back when, well, first of all, back when we read books. And there were these dinosaurs roaming our cityscape called “bookstores.” And we could morph into Scully or Mulder with a freakin’ flappin’ flip-phone.

Those were the days, indeed.

Muni rider Jack rode a 6-Parnassus last week and his bus had ads for ALL. OF. THE. ABOVE. A true mobile museum, that.

If you had to peg a date for these ads, what would your guess be? Mine is late-2004. Like, maybe right after Bush the Younger was re-(but really for the first time)-elected*.

Jack says:

I saw these ads on a 6-Parnassus yesterday. Yep, in 2016. It hit me right in the feels. If you’ll excuse me, I’ll be listening to From Under The Cork Tree.

Thanks, Jack!

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*Or not?

Crow-M-G!!! Bird flies into Muni bus

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Update/correction: Cynthia has let us know that the bird seen above is a raven, not a crow. The headline stands, though, because I said it does.

She wrote about her experience with the bird on Muni over on Medium.com. Have a read!

Original post: Via the Twitters, Muni rider Cynthia had a rather unexpected fellow passenger over the weekend:

“TFW a crow flies into your bus and becomes your new best friend.”

All I can think is, What would I do/think if a crow wanted to friend me? Would it mean I was at death’s door and the bird was just biding time until he could devour my entrails? More like, WHAT ELSE COULD IT POSSIBLY MEAN?

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