A reader writes:

Don’t you think your Creepy Ad Watch from today ought to acknowledge (1) that you linked this very same VW advert in January 2005, and (2) that you also discovered in January 2005 that it is a fake. It still amuses me, in its dark way, so I’m pleased if a new generation sees it because of your re-post today. 

Yes, now you remind me, I do remember it. When you've been blogging a couple hundred posts a week for ten years, total recall of every link or post, especially when you are always absorbing new material, can elude you, Apologies.

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