Friday, June 08, 2012

Proof Positive That There Is No Such Thing As Bad PR


From the WaPo's Flying Spaghetti Monster's Ball blog:

.... (Twenty-four hours after the)news broke that the Vatican had condemned the book “Just Love:A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics,” a publication by a prominent nun-theologian that disagrees with church teaching on same-sex marriage, masturbation and remarrying after divorce. Monday morning, the book’s reported ranking on Amazon: 142,982...

....(The next) afternoon, after a day of furious news coverage of the Vatican censure: (It was at) at #16....

How do you like them apples?

(or should that be loaves and fishes?)



Arleigh Chase said...

It looks like a Vatican condemnation is almost as good for authors as an Oprah blessing.

RossK said...



Or put another way....A reverse Oprah from the piked-position is, essentially, an Oprah, regardless.

Heckfire, even a negative Oprah is, apparently, worth something, if only for awhile....

Just ask Jonathan Franzen.