Monday, October 06, 2008

Feeling Check: today, web magazines making me depressed

So today I decide to check in with the, only to find that the site's content and ads are a bit on the macabre side. First, there was a picture of a life jacket with the headline: "Life Jacket Capitalism" (a fairly good article for the economic layman which posits potential new names for our sudden, new model of capitalism). Then there was a smaller article about children and suicide. Then this ad:

Now I don't know where this life insurance company was going with this image: perhaps the target consumer is a gold digging wife who marries a man twice her age, or a mafia family. Either way, I am feeling depressed. Thank you web magazine.

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