Sunday, February 03, 2008

Liberties abused

You know those online ads for refinancing that show images of people dancing like drunken children? I was on weatherchannel.com trying to check what degree below zero it would be that day, and the little lady in the ad wouldn't stop. Normally they do after a few seconds, but she kept going. I tried to ignore it. I tried scrolling down past her, but then I couldn't see the temperature. Then I moved the cursor over the ad to see if that would do anything.

Nope, she kept going. She wouldn't stop. Her arms jerked. Her legs contorted. Her torso heaved. I wondered if she was about to vomit, but her expressionless face showed no sign of nausea. Her short red skirt and high heels just went back and forth, back and forth, back and forth. She looked like a horny marionette with Parkinson's disease. Soon I forgot which Web site I was on.

I finally snapped out of it and wondered if I had accidentally refinanced my mortgage.

Are advertisers so lazy that they're just showing us their fantasies? If so, gross. They're creepy, like how clowns are creepy.

I have no idea how cold it was that day.

3 comments:

Jenikalicious said...

I know that lady well. She's annoying, isn't she.

jana said...

I wonder when I will learn not to drink a beverage while reading your entries. Red wine up the nose hurts.

John's Brain said...

Jen, yeah that's one of my irrational hot buttons, you know, the kind you inherit and it's always funny until it happens to you.

Jana, thank you for the kind comment. I'm glad you liked it. I need to remember more stuff that angers me so that I can make others happy. (Seriously)