Slate made me work through a maze of come-ons and distractions just to find the price. They turned bonus values into "sales tricks", and made it clear they hoped I would be too ignorant, too stupid to look up the real price. You're trying to sell by misleading me, rather than trying to sell by the value of their offering.
Want to find out what time the MSU game starts? Hah! Fool! Why are you looking at the Free Press' website? What should be an obvious location -- a newspaper's sports section -- turns into a hopeless waste of 15 minutes that are now lost forever.
"Just because you can doesn't mean you should." We've heard that -- maybe we even said that -- yet we still do what we can, even when we shouldn't. Today's case in point: AAA, the well-known automobile club in the US, won't let me look at New Mexico's AAA website because I'm in Michigan. A... Continue Reading →