Today, we received our weekly or bi-monthly (I’m not sure which) full color advertising mailer. For some reason, I paid attention, and I am sorry I did, for it is evidence that the world has gone mad.
On the cover, a Papa John’s advertisement for a pizza that is like a burger:
Inside, an Arby’s advertisement for a burger that is like a pizza:
You know what? I may be an old man, but when I want one, I order it and not the other.
Don’t you like taco pizza? Shut up, he explained. Also, I might be prejudiced against the particular combination of pizza and burger because about forty years ago, I awakened at 2 am vomiting copiously after having eaten frozen pizza burgers.
Still, this is not the singularity I was promised in the 21st century.