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April 6, 2010

Thank God for the iPad!

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Apologies to Cecil B. DeMille, but… holy Moses, the day finally arrived!

Looking at all the wire photos of people holding aloft their iPads while exiting the Apple store, or cradling one in each hand as above, I’m just wondering if anybody got the biblical hit that I did?

(photo 1: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images. caption: Jason Saucier leaves after being the first customer to buy the iPad at the Apple Store at West Farms Mall in Farmington, Connecticut, on April 3, 2010. Customer’s lined up in the mall to purchase Apple’s much-anticipated iPad that went on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday in each time zone. photo 2: Charleton Heston in The Ten Commandments. 1956. Motion Picture Associates.)

  • http://www.amy-baskin.blogspot.com Amy Baskin

    I definitely did and am equally disturbed by the mason symbol on that dude’s hoodie.

  • http://keepittrill.blogspot.com/ Kit (Keep It Trill)

    Now that’s a clever comparison. I wonder if it was accidental.

  • Julia Grey

    I definitely did and am equally disturbed by the mason symbol on that dude’s hoodie.
    There’s a similar one on the dollar bill, IIRC.

  • http://www.nocaptionneeded.com Robert Hariman

    >just wondering if anybody got the biblical hit that I did?
    Nope, I must not be as devout as you, Michael, but thanks for the laugh.

  • http://www.amy-baskin.blogspot.com Amy Baskin

    Yeah. Imagine that- a symbol of a secret all-male society on our currency. How shocking.

  • http://www.zbestpricez.com Nancy99

    I like it.

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