f a i t h * i n * f i c t i o n: Amazon

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Friday, July 22, 2005

Amazon

...is doing some interesting things in celebrating 10 years of existence. One is turning celebrities and artists into delivery people. (At the same time getting gobs of advertising dollars from UPS. Aren't those delivery people all so handsome and kind?)

So, what would you buy in hopes of meeting a person connected with the object?*

And can you imagine if you ordered something to give as a gift, something you didn't like very much, and ended up with, say, Howie Mandel or (God forbid), a NASCAR driver delivering it to you?

*My purchase would be Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man. Charles Barkley could probably entertain me more in the two minutes it took to drop the book off than almost anyone out there.