I have written a number of posts about how mass media, and we as a society have trivialized our lives. Perhaps it’s more like how we have lowered the bar, lowered the standards so we can all be special, a special kind of stupid.
I came across another wonderful example of this in the fall of 2016.
I was channel surfing and just happened to land on a commercial for that wildly popular show “The Walking Dead”, of which I’ve never watched one episode. I just don’t get the whole “zombie” premise.
Normally I would have blown right by this commercial but my daughter was a big fan of the show so I stopped to see what they were saying. What they said surprised me. It was something in all my years of TV viewing, which in my younger days was a lot of viewing, I had never heard. Continue reading