Give it up for Glasgow gunpowder. You might not know it to talk to them, but the Scottish town of Glasgow is a sexy little place. Just this summer Scarlett Johansson prowled the streets in a van picking up guys for her turn in the movie Under Your Skin. Now the Scottish city heated up the horizon to bring a fireworks display to an orgasmic climax. Scotland is well respected in fireworks communities and routinely reaches newer heights in pyrotechnics at the annual International Festival concert in Edinburgh.
Sure, we know it’s not real. But this may be the wave of the future in pyrotechnics if some firebug can come up with a way to plot this trajectory. In the video, spectators are watching the usual bombs bursting in air when two fireballs flare skyward to an ominous rendezvous.
What looks like it might be an aerial show gone horribly awry, reminiscent of a mid-air collision that might endanger countless hundreds turns into a romantic rumbling as the fiery collision ejaculates into the heavens.
This isn’t the sort of thing you’ll see after the Macy’s Day parade, but I think it has value for promoting national pride on the Fourth of July. These rockets’ red glares beat the new flying flag designs by miles. And if that thing poking out from the night sky is any indication, they might be a beacon for fireworks displays of the future…