WHO: Curbside Larry, the instantly iconic pitchman of the Harris County Public Library. WHAT: A parody of a late-night local used car ad that sells you books for the low price of free, free, free. WHY IT’S SO GREAT: Like the rest of us, librarians are anxious, stressed, bored, and trying their very best to do a good job in this uncertain time. They have a little more time on their hands than they used to, and are looking for creative ways to accomplish things that used to be much easier. (In their case, getting books to the people who want to read them.) And the Harris County Public Library figured out one clever way to do that: creating a hero who, in these troubled times, reassures…View Original Post
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