July 20, 2020
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Regarding Daytime TV

I had a few minutes the other day between errands and I flipped on the old TV. I immediately realized that the percentage of ads per hour during the day were the same as later in the evening but the type of ads were drastically different than the...

Ad Creep in the Church?

Advertising follows people and their changing habits. The Internet is now full of ads. They pop up and will not go away until you click on a small “x” hidden in the corner of the ad or the advertisement turns your screen dark and forces you to...

Hey, Look at Me

I remember visiting my hometown, New York City, many years ago and noticing the ubiquity of graffiti that marred buildings, signs and even subway cars. I think this kind of illicit and usually provocative graphic art was symptomatic of something...

Advertising is Everywhere

Have you noticed how ads are creeping all over the internet? You click on an article and before you are allowed to view it you have to watch a 15 to 30 second commercial. Then the article comes up and, as you are reading, the screen goes dark and...

You Want Privacy- Forget It!

You Want Privacy- Forget It!

As you sit down in front of your TV with your favorite drink in hand, be prepared for an hour of TV to really last only 40 minutes – the rest will be taken up with advertisements. A one hour primetime broadcast network program now contains 18 to 21...

Protecting Ourselves From Commercials

One of my favorite quotes from Gilbert Keith Chesterton (truth to tell, I have about 987 of them) is this one about advertising: “Only a very soft-headed, sentimental, and rather servile generation of men could possibly be affected by advertisements...