That is a very stupid campaign idea. It is like begging people to like you.
This theory is so uber-meta, thick-headed and contemptuous that it isn't even remotely clever or funny.
I remember once being asked by a woman in her 20s - who had been a vegetarian since birth - what meatloaf tasted like. Her question really stumped me. I really don't recall my answer but I probably told her it tasted delicious.
Really nice piece. I can empathize with the author's situation, being a writer myself who is no longer able to make a living through writing due to everyone expecting writers to write for free. Although this is no consolation, he should feel fortunate that he is at least able to make living doing something remotely connected to his passion. Anyway, great article.
Regarding he folks waiting for coffee, perhaps they are on vacation?
More hilarious than offensive, to me anyway.
I got the worst food poisoning imaginable from drinking one of their tiny protein drinks that was a week past its expiration date, despite it having been sealed and in my fridge. Live and learn.
Except that MTV hasn't played Music Videos in over a decade.