TV Conquers The Universe

We’ve grown accustomed to seeing the flickering light of the television screen wherever we look, but the advertising industry just keeps finding new ways to force us to watch more of their brain-deadening dreck, says Frazier Moore. Whether it’s automated video screens in New York cabs, droning ads broadcast from above our heads at Wal-Mart, or the endless lineup of sports, weather, and news blaring at us from every neighborhood bar, the television offensive has become… well, offensive. “Who needs this video force-feeding! If cigarettes can be banned, why no regulation of TV in public places? Why, if not a total ban, at least a mandatory non-viewing section?”