Samara O'Shea

Random Side Effects of the Recession

In early January, a friend of mine and I noticed an excess of infomercial-type commercials on reputable channels—like CNN and the History Channel. Commercials about penis pills and pieces of plastic that’ll make your life better somehow. We wondered if it didn’t have something to do with the recession. Low and below—it does.

I wonder what Super Bowl commercials are going to look like this year . . .