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January 31, 2003

Blogads Redux


Iím shocked at you, even discussing the topic of blogads! As if I would ever subject the readers of 2blowhards to the pain and anguish of ads distributed around the borders of our lovely site. As I was just saying to Justin Timberlake the other day, while drinking a Coke and discussing the impact of TIVO on television revenues, advertising is just so bogus! I mean, itís morally distressing to hear that Philip Morris, oops, I mean Altira, pays Hollywood producers money to have characters in films smoke! Not that our sophisticated readership would let themselves be distracted by the commercial aspects of material that shows up in our website. Thatís why I know my integrity is intact when I present art photography like the samples below, knowing that the accidental tie in to a major motion picture starring Ben Affleck (who is engaged to Jennifer Lopez) wonít impact the pristine consciousness of our readers.

Sensitive Lighting Studies of A Young Woman Who Is Playing Elektra in Twentieth Century Fox's Upcoming Smash Hit, Daredevil

I hope youíve learned your lesson, and you never raise this topic again.



posted by Friedrich at January 31, 2003


I'm already making plans for selling product-placement space. And maybe franchising the brand generally, too. Let's see... Pepsi. Sony. Time-Warner/AOL.... OK, given how they're doing, maybe not Time-Warner/AOL ...

Posted by: Michael Blowhard on January 31, 2003 12:08 PM

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