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: