One of the benefits of being a blogger is that you get sooooo many great items of interest in your inbox (i.e., spam). Here is one I received on 4/23/2012 at 2:23 PM:
Just wanted to make sure you saw our announcement from Friday. If you have any questions or need any additional information, please let me know.
[some sort of greatest environmental project ever]
Most times I ignore these, sometimes I add the sender to my blocked list, sometimes I write something negative about it, sometimes I tease the object of the spam. Today, I actually replied:
Here is a link to one of my recent papers: http://econpapers.repec.org/paper/aplwpaper/12-01.htm
If you have any questions or need any additional information, please let me know.
I publicly apologize to the publicist who had to deal with my irritation today.
Update: from an email at 3:31 PM: