Ads Everywhere 2

Paleo Retiree writes:

Another entry in my ongoing diary of the kooky, unexpected and annoying places Americans find to plaster ads.

ads_everywhere13That’s a video screen running ads, set into a gasoline pump. Keep it classy, America.


About Paleo Retiree

Onetime media flunky and movie buff and very glad to have left that mess behind. Formerly Michael Blowhard of the cultureblog Now a rootless parasite and bon vivant on a quest to find the perfectly-crafted artisanal cocktail.
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7 Responses to Ads Everywhere 2

  1. Callowman says:

    Notice the tiny speakers, too. The last time I filled up in California, a couple years ago, the pump played audio PSAs – i.e. government mandated messages nobody cares about. And you couldn’t escape them since the pump didn’t have one of those little hooks that keeps the gas flowing hands-free. Is that a government mandated inconvenience, too, or just physical decay? I’d call the whole thing cunning, except the PSAs were about absurd irrelevancies. Big Brother needs to step it up.


  2. If Big Brother would only pump the gas for me, I wouldn’t mind at all. Maybe it can tell me my weight, suggest a dinner menu, and spit out coupons. When we get our implanted chips, there is no limit to the media blitz we might endure when we pump our gas, or pass through any doorway.


  3. agnostic says:

    I landed on some website through google images that had a picture with its own little pop-up, kind of like those ones that take up the bottom 10% of height on a youtube video, where you had to click close.

    So now it’s not just the entire page that might have a disruptive ad, but each and every picture… maybe soon there’ll be a separate pop-up ad for each individual character of text. Simply click “close” to reveal the textual content you have chosen.


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