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It’s an Ad Mad World

Sometimes I get confused and dizzy like I’m going to fall off a precipice even though I’m sitting on the sofa in my living room when I think about the endless choices I have for all manner of consumer goods and all I want, all I really, really want, is for some movie star or television sitcom character to tell me what to buy. That’s why I was thrilled when a friend of mine at work today showed me an article on the Wired News website that reported an 84 percent rise in product placements on TV this year…

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