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Re: Clueless Hollywood

Sam Spade (
Thu, 17 Aug 2006 16:53:50 -0700

Ron Kritzman wrote:

> I was channel surfing the other night and caught a minute or two of a
> movie allegedly set in Chicago. In front of Wrigley Field, on the
> Addison Street side, with the famous red marquee in the background, one
> of the main characters was making a call from a Verizon pay phone! Who
> knew? Not subtle either. Big logo with the checkmark and the red Z.
> C'mon guys, if you're going to do product placement at least place it
> where it lives.

> - RK

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Today, I was walking by a 7-11 Store in San Clemente, California. There
were two fairly recent Verizon pay phones, complete with Verizon's
version of Ma Bell's bell logo.

San Clemente has been Pacific Telephone/Pacific Bell/SBC/ and now AT&T
since the early days.

Verizon is obviously in the pay phone business outside its operating

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