Sunday, December 12, 2004

Transitional Fair Use

OMFG! You're kidding me, right? I know it's their show and all, but I just want it on my TiVo until I get to it! I'm busy! I don't always have the time to watch it, and sometimes it IS a few weeks before I get to it.

I'm so sick of this crap. Someone invents something cool. Someone else decides that they have a right to get in on your cool thing and make some money off of it. Then, to keep your cool thing, you end up having to buy extra adaptors or services or whatever to make the cool thing work. I pay $13 a month so that I can fast forward through commercials. I hate them. I think $13 is worth it. So ad agencies get mad and find ways I have to be "advertized at," and another person invents a way to get around that, and I have to pay for that new thing. Does it ever stop? Makes me wanna go live in the woods and eat berries, although it's probably unsafe, and I'd probably have to hire a bodyguard or something.

I go to great lengths to avoid advertizing. When I get a new magazine, I rip out all the perfume ads and inserts so I can flip the pages easily. I like a life without ads. Ads make you want stuff, and I don't have money to buy stuff, but now, I have to pay to keep my life free of ads. Maybe I should just watch the ads and buy the crap they're hawking. Seriously. I'm about to just surrender. It's too hard not to.