For sale: air

spaceballs perri-airLocal Twitter archduke and one-time UAlbany grad student Brandon Mendelson -- he of the 882,000 followers -- has a new venture. He's selling "prepackaged" air from Glens Falls, specifically "a small bag of fresh, clean air from the foothills of the majestic Adirondacks." For $5 a bottle.

As he emailed to us: "I keep the money, it doesn't go to any charity, and they get the air. Everyone wins, and I get to continue entertaining people on Twitter @BJMendelson and being lazy."

There are more details at his site, including this bit:

3) Why Glens Falls? Why not Lake George or Saratoga?
Saratoga and Lake George are for rich people and tourists. Glens Falls has the air of the common man without the questionable odor the tourists seem to bring.

Brandon didn't mention whether this air would arrive hot, or you'd have to heat it up yourself.

Also, if Brandon's product doesn't suit your needs, there's always Perri-air (pictured, right).

screengrab: Spaceballs


"Glens Falls has the air of the common man without the questionable odor the tourists seem to bring." many paper mill jokes to make...

Wonder if he has discounts for bulk. I'm considering stocking my bomb shelter with something like this.

I use the Eco Model 93 Air Meter to meet all of my daily air needs, and recommend that you do so, too:

Bottling ADK air is really no different than Pepsi bottling Latham municipal water and selling it as Dasani.

this guy is a joke. went to college with him, he is so full of himself.

I didn't think it was possible for Brandon to be any more irritating. But here we have it.

This is all very Spaceballs!!

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