Ya see, letter writing's popularity is on the decline because, big shocker here, sending emails is more popular.
HBO and the USPS have set up thepoweroftheletter.com, a website devoted to preaching the gospel of letter-writing which is a good thing to do because, um ... John Adams wrote lots of letters and stuff.
I will be absolutely stunned if this marketing campaign induces people to send more letters. Here's my breakdown of the pros and cons of letter-writing:
- Takes lots of time
- Bad for the environment
- John Adams wrote lots of letters and stuff.