more subway craziness

seems that not only the people on the Sao Paulo Metro like strange combinations, but so do the vending machines (Vending machines for books on public transport systems have been covered elsewhere). In any case the book vending machine at the Barra Funda metro station offers an interesting combination of titles for R$ 4.99 (€2.20) each. next to two titles by Niccolò Machiavelli (‘the art of war’ and ‘the prince’) there is a book about the immensely popular (at least in Brazil) social software application orkut (‘orkut – who do you know’):

book vending machine on the subway in sao paulo

this combination does of course a number of questions: who reads books about orkut? and who the fuck gets the urge to read Machiavelli on the subway? and what is the relationship between google and Machiavelli anyway?

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book vending machine on the subway in sao paulo

3 Responses to “more subway craziness”

  1. meanwhile… » Blog Archive » São Paulo metrô Says:

    […] I have blogged about public transport in São Paulo before and i have and i have made some observations while traveling on the subway (called metrô by the locals) but being back in town i have realized that i have not really paid enough attention to the metrô system itself. […]

  2. ashraf Says:

    We want ask if is possible to use this size box in machine
    Box size is:
    hight: 20 cm
    width: 15 cm
    depth: 8 cm

  3. ashraf Says:

    Dear Sir,

    Hi, I want buy book vending machine if could to tell me is possible to find the same exactly
    The box size below under here and with price please .

    Box size is:
    high: 22 cm
    width: 16 cm
    depth: 8 cm

    Best & regards

    Ashraf alibaisi
    Assistant sales manager

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