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Your Generation got Old!

2004-12-09 20:40:53.292172+00 by petronius 2 comments

My youth finally died this afternoon. The TV in the coffee room at work was on CNN, and an ad for E-Trade online stock brokerage came on, asking if you wanted a broker who gave you the service you deserved. It was a pretty standard message, only the music in the background was Grace Slick and the Jefferson Airplane belting out "Revolution". I suspect if they had realized back in 1967 what would have happened to their music they would have leapt from the Golden Gate Bridge.

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#Comment Re: made: 2004-12-10 21:01:10.136823+00 by: TheSHAD0W

There was another ad for a broker, probably also for E-Trade, that used Ram Jam's song "Black Betty". Somehow I suspect none of E-Trade's execs realized which song the ad people had chosen...

#Comment Re: made: 2004-12-13 04:09:42.130748+00 by: concept14

My youth is scheduled to die next year, on the 40th anniversary of the first Star Trek pilot.