July 24, 2004

Coma Toes

The synopsis on The Obscure Store seemed like a perfectly heartwarming story. A dad promises his kid a new Corvette if he wakes up from his coma. Guy wakes up, gets sweet car, everyone lives happily ever after.

The Stackiewiczes went to Poughkeepsie Chevrolet, where Jason ordered a 2005 torch red Corvette, equipped with a flat-screen television, DVD player, global positioning system, satellite radio, and chrome wheels.

"It's so new," said Thomas Carter, a salesman at the dealership. "He got the first allocation probably in this area. You can't get it any more loaded."

Jason Stackiewicz's new car will arrive at his home in September, his father said. The Corvette will replace his $40,000 Mustang Cobra convertible.

Yeah, I'm glad he got better, but he pretty much dropped off the Sympathy Scale right there.

Posted by mikewang on 08:50 PM