Sunday Film Series: A Truly Fine LawnmowerPosted: July 8, 2012
The heat wave here in the eastern United States has gotten me to considering a problem that plagues suburbia. Lawn mowing is a lousy, hot chore.
Manufacturers have tried addressing the lousy, hot chore by creating self-propelled mowers. They’re missing the mark. I can push the mower around, or it can drag me around. The problem is that I am still involved in both those scenarios.
What we need is a self-motivating mower. If they’d just build a mower that showed initiative, I could be a gentleman of leisure. Instead, I’m spending way too much of my life behind a mower. Someone needs to get on this problem, yesterday.
Here is my concept video: