Thought Catalog


Carpe Noctem

Carpe Noctem is a vibrant and bizarre collection of short stories that span the real and surreal, the regional and cosmic, all centering around the themes of death, illness, and desire.

All of this acclaim, however, doesn’t mean that Lynch can make an effective commercial, at least in the traditional sense. This video, posted on his Vimeo, is an advertisement for “David Lynch’s Signature Cup Coffee” – available in House Blend, Espresso, and Decaf French Roast.

Let’s consider What Would You Do? Here’s a show that was basically the movie Saw except with cream pies instead of elaborate death traps. There was a pie coaster, a pie pod, a pie pendulum, a pie slide, and an insane contraption called the “Pie Wash” which spun contestants around in a leather chair and enveloped them in cream shot from three nozzles.