If you have been following this blog for any length of time, you will know that I am highly critical of the crap that is shoved through my cable under the guise of "entertainment".
And making it all worse are the commercial advertisements which have now expanded to take up about one-third of the content I am increasingly bored with on TV. There is now an advertisement for a stop smoking drug called Chantix which runs a full two minutes! I timed it.
The worst of the worst are the local merchants who do their own amateur commercials. I think there ought to be a law against it, frankly. Some of these Mom-and-Pop home grown commercials are almost too agonizing to watch.
Below is "The Winnebago Man, an example of one of these amateur commercials... actually the outtakes from shooting the spot. Now THIS is the version that I really would rather watch on TV: