Message Received Detroit. I love to keep track of what’s going on there, but the commercial is right, I don’t know Detroit. I haven’t been there since my 7th grade field trip to Greenfield Village, well, unless you count flying in and immediately jumping in a rental car and going to Ann Arbor thirteen years ago, which I don’t. This commercial gives me so many goosebumps it actually almost makes me want to buy a Chrysler, and ahhh, tell ’em Lee Iaccoca sent me. At the very least, it made me put 8 Mile in my Netflix queue, put on some Eminem (hope the city comes back like he has), and oh, it also makes me want to pull out my Chapelle DVDs and watch the one where he raps “Jokes and jokes and jokes and spaghetti…8 MILE!”
P.S. Does anyone know if the murals they show during the beginning are by the same artist who did the murals in Cincinnati’s amazing Art Deco Union Terminal (some of which are now in the Cincinnati airport)?