Listening to a mediocre CD I received for free, it hit me... People love free things, no matter how shitty the thing is!
Think about it... remember getting pharmacy pens, your first AOL CD, non-profit envelopes stuffed with return-address label stickers [wrong name/address, of course], mouse pads, candy from a stranger, etc.? You were excited when someone handed it to you, or when it came in the mail, but five minutes later you'd already forgotten about it.
Free stuff is exciting until you realize why it was free. Let's be honest, who the hell wants a mousepad with "Say NO to drugs" scrawled on it? No one.
Blogging the depths of the abyss,