Story Archive

Beyond Sneakers

“You could spot them in several intersections, and you could see all sorts of reactions to them,” said Lucila Cejas Epple. The orange and white items — hundreds of them — are hanging in pairs from Portland’s power lines, and have evoked varied reactions from people in the Oregon city known for its weirdness. “Some would blush, others would laugh, and most would take photos.” Some people even reported the sex toys to the local government’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement. A utility spokesman opined that the rubber phalluses did not constitute a fire hazard. (AC/Reuters) ...Unless someone climbs up there and starts using one.
Original Publication Date: 19 July 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

Is There a Problem on This Page? Let Me Know using the Help button lower right, and thanks.

I believe humanity is held back by the lack of thinking. I provoke thought with examples of what happens when we don’t think, and when we do. This is True is my primary method: stories like this come out every week by email, and basic subscriptions are free. Click here for a subscribe form.

Search for: