Thursday, August 14, 2008

Warning: Rant Ahead

So I was driving downtown with a friend this morning and took a picture of this billboard. Don't worry, I wasn't driving. The U.S. Cellular sign pictured a little girl and read "Believe in something better".

What a load of crap.

What bothers me most is companies spend lots of money in advertising and marketing departments, so I doubt that they would spend all of that money unless they thought it would be effective, or has been effective in the past.

So let the rant begin: On one level, is US Cellular really that better than any of the other cell phone companies? I doubt it, so lets leave the sappy looking girl of the billboard and offer me free texting or something, then I'll blog happily about that.

"Believe in something better". Ya, like SOMETHING BESIDES ANOTHER FREAKING CELL PHONE COMPANY! Ugh. Our culture's #1 value is commercialism, that there is hope in stuff. There it is, plastered along the highway. I'm out!


Anonymous said...

you are a douchenozzle with little to no experience in marketing or cell phone companies. stop writing about either, and i won't mention your christian cult crap.

Adam said...

oooooh we got a live one!

I take it you're a US Cellular customer?

dan said...

I think it is really easy to make comments "anonymously" and douchenozzle? Who the hell writes that?

The Millers-Because we like it Original! said...

maybe their name is anon y. mous, and thats their catchphrase. Kinda like mine is tupperware bowl. Adam, your such a tupperware bowl. GOSH.

Jim said...

As a teacher, I have never heard of that insult. That blew me away!

I think that it is funny that anonymous reads your blog about the Christian cult crap to even mention something about it. Btw, it's not crap.

Anyways, Adam, it could be worse. US Cellular could still be using Joan Cusack to push their company. That lady looks like a horse! Remember "School of Rock"? I think she eats oats and carrots for breakfast!