Mr. Carolla is a funny and eloquent griper […] he has done a segment called “What can’t Adam complain about?” You just name something and after a short pause, he dismantles it.
RENTAL CARS There is always one dude in front of you who takes 45 minutes at the car-rental counter. I don’t know if this guy just pulled out trading stamps or his merchant marine I.D. or what. But I am always behind him.
But they should do a structure like the car wash does, where they charge more for vans. For an inexpensive indie film, the ticket should be $4.
THE CEREAL AISLE IN THE SUPERMARKET The problem with cereal is the problem with so many things. If it tastes good, it’s bad for you. If it tastes awful, it’s good for you. Everything that you want, everything with a prize in it, will kill you. All that you need to know about the universe is laid out in the cereal aisle.
And, by the way, cereal manufacturers: When you’re talking about the nutritional value of your product, you can’t count the milk. That’s not yours. “When used responsibly as part of a balanced breakfast … ” No. Your stuff has to stand alone.
THE APPLE STORE It’s very sterile-looking and really bright. If you’ve got a zit, don’t go into that place. There are two places you don’t need to be going with a zit: the Apple store and the duty-free shop at the airport. Two of the best-lit places on the planet.