My studio-mate Marjolein has the coolest ringtone on her cellphone. It goes “Brrriiinngg”. Like an old bakelite rotary-dial phone. This is what cellphones would sound like if they were made in the German Democratic Republic, and it’s what they should sound like.

2 replies on “BRRRIINNGG”

  1. They should also manufacture cellphones with black bakelite casings and round displays that emulate 625 lines/sec b/W television. _I_ would buy one.

  2. We should have the characters in WHIO use a cellphone with a rotary dial, or better yet, one with a separate mouth- and earpiece that needs a human (or robot) operator to connects you to whoever you’re calling…

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