The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Friday, October 04, 2019

Back when I was a kid, all I had to worry about was the mass extinction of the human race due to global thermonuclear war

Bunny and I are out eating dinner at T. B. O. McFlynnagin's and out of the corner of my eye on one of the ubiquitious televisions dotting the place, I saw what appeared to be a “back to school” type commercial but one that turned … dark. I'm normally not one for trigger warnings, but this commercial, which did air because I saw it, is quite graphic. So … you have been warned!

It reminds me of the “Daisy” commercial, although it's hard to say which one is worse. Perhaps both of them are.

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