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Deadmau5 takes Rob Ford for Purrari coffee run

Mayor (he's still the Mayor, how about that) Rob Ford went for a ride this week with Toronto EDM star Deadmau5, sans mouse mask, to grab drive thru coffee in the Deadmau5 Purrari (a Ferrari custom wrapped as a "Nyan Cat Car").

They talk about internet jokes, BMX scams (damn all bikes), and potholes, and while at first Deadmau5 looks like a kid in a candy store, he relaxes and just starts nerding out with Ford, looking a little bored at times. It's like watching someone hang out with someone else's dad, and Ford shifts between various layers of discomfort and glee as he keeps the conversation going. The truly beautiful moments are periods of silence.

Ford admits he likes espressos with his Italian friends (not lattes, though, of course) and at the Tim Hortons drive thru they order a double double for Deadmau5 and five espressos in one cup for Ford. Ford giggles over Deadmau5's worldly "single, double, and a double" explanation and pays for the both of them - very dadcore. Ford refers to himself and Deadmau5 as "celebrities" at one point.

Deadmau5 is trying to sell his car, which apparently goes to 210 miles per hour, and thanks to Ford's coffee run the value just shot up. This car belongs in city a museum now, along with Ford's mayorship.


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