The Airing of Grievances
Wednesday, October 27, 2004
My nomination for link of the week goes to this Bloomberg piece on the commercial madness in response to "The Da Vinci Code". Money quote:
"Over 50 percent of my customers are lost souls looking for something," says the 31-year-old proprietor of the Pizzeria de la Place in Rennes-les-Bains. "I moved here in the summer of 2003 and land prices already have doubled because of `The Da Vinci Code.' The mystery wasn't originally part of my business strategy, but I'm looking to make Crusty Christ and Papal Pepperoni pizzas part of the menu."Indeed.