When you work in the world of media for any length of time at all, you will get PR pitches. Some of them are perfect pitches inviting you to check out some product or service that is completely related to what you write about.
But sometimes, they are not. Sometimes, they are about busting cheaters when you write about education policy for a living. Sometimes they are about heroin abuse treatment centers (maybe they do read the Wednesday WTF). Sometimes, they tell you hilarious things about the city you live in. (more…)