What is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s sound is that of two young children with sticks using a large empty plastic refuse bin as a drum kit.

Tiny prices! – succulent shanks – 3% cash back! – less grey, more natural-looking – that special experience everyone should have – time for a change! – just lather in! – more British – I smile at people I meet – get more out of your day – so naturally thick and satisfying! – people are loving it! – now with olive oil! – I got a fridge full – deliciously whipped – three tempting flavours – Imagine yourself in Barcelona! – we can all do the things that we enjoy – joint supplements – nutritional breed needs – honeycomb technology! – a car for my new job – everyday essentials! – adventures everyone will love – no messy paperwork – what do you hate most? – big heavy uprights – when mis-sold to you! – the toughest of vegetables! – we’ll guide you through the process – our help is yours – the Church of Scientology – representative 49.5 percent APR – upgrade to hardwood! – serving suggestion – teeming with harmful parasites! – you don’t want gimmicks! – pure cleansing water…

Why not sit cross-legged in a quiet, incense-filled, darkened room and chant these words in a monotone for an hour or so?


About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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