Tuesday, February 23, 2010

No, Valencia, You're Not Allowed To Call Yourself "Awesometown"

Valencia: You are a planned bedroom community. That's fine, there's plenty of demand for that.

But that's not "awesome." Wikipedia defines "awesome" as Causing awe or terror; inspiring wonder or excitement; Excellent, exciting, remarkable.

Don't people move to Valencia in order to get away from all of that? I think Newhall Land's other, sterile slogan for the community is more appropriate: "Built as promised."

By the way, "Awesometown" was the name of a 2005 Fox pilot from The Lonely Island - the comedy troupe featuring Andy Samberg:

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