Thursday, December 14, 2017

There's really no room for anyone else in this Cadillac Commerical anyway

And to think, for all those years I thought that the song "One is the Loneliest Number" by the Three Dog Night was about the desperate sadness that goes along with being alone.  I remember listening a bit further and learning that "two can be as sad as one" when the relationship is sterile and devoid of love...or, at least, that's what I thought it meant.

Thanks to the magic of tv commercials, I now know that I've been wrong for forty years, and it turns out that the song was about how awesome it was to be Number One in your own heart, and that the best way to achieve this feeling is to be a status-absorbed douchenozzle with a stereotypical engineering job in a cliche'd all-glass office who drives a Cadillac. 

Boy, is my face red.  Oh wait, that's not embarressment.  More like rage.

Eventually, all of the songs we grew up with will be whored out to big corporations to be used in advertisements.  "But that's not something that I'm looking forward to"-- Ringo Starr, Photograph


  1. That early 60s song CLAP YOUR HANDS by the Beau-Marks ...
    it could be rehashed by Pepto Bismol as CRAP YOUR PANTS (by The Brown-Marks?) for use in one of its "diarrhea commercial".
    Well, at least as a novelty YouTube video parody anyway.

  2. This leaves us with the question "Who wants to get to know a creep like this anyhow?"

    1. Maybe he enjoys his life of solitude, his "independence" in which his only companion is his beloved "Caddie".

    2. A gold digger who doesn't care who they have to pretend to love as long as they get a big fancy house and car and all their bills paid?

    3. there's certainly a lot of that going around, Tommy.