"Advertising is a tax you pay for unremarkable thinking." – Robert Stephens, founder of GeekSquad
That quote is friggin’ spot-on, and comes from this article in BusinessWeek.
Bonus item I learned from the article: a law banning all outdoor advertising in São Paulo came into effect in 2007.
By the way, a quick open letter…
The slide show you included in the article above was really, really outstanding. I would have happily embedded it here, but you didn’t offer a way to do that. So, instead, I had to use a photo from Brittney Bush.