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‘Those Who Can’t Do…’ (2012)

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If Jabba the Hutt were trying to sell you a weight-loss elixir, you wouldn’t buy it, would you?

This is the century of the Incompetent Expert, who totally fails at the very thing he or she is supposed to be an expert in. In this case, child-rearing.

https://leeduigon.com/2012/11/30/those-who-cant-do/

Actually, I haven’t heard this commercial on the radio in quite some time; maybe the public got wise to this caper. I mean, who wants to pay for child-rearing tips from some Expert whose own teenager slams the door in her face and throws a tantrum?


The Books ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Read (2015)

You know those commercials that say “They”–they who?–don’t want you to know about this fine product, because then you’d get rich or live forever or something? Well, I thought that approach might work for my books.

https://leeduigon.com/2015/08/19/the-books-that-they-dont-want-you-to-read/

It hasn’t.


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