We took the kids to see The Karate Kid movie this weekend. It was my nephew's birthday, o we all got together and it was a party! Followed by Taco Bell in the food court, it was a grand event, I tell you. I smuggled in 16 boxes of candy from the $1 store, which if purchased there would have cost the equivalent of my monthly car payment... but I digress.
As the lights dim and the movie starts, there are of course.... commercials. Yes commercials. Not coming attractions, my friends, commercials. What's up with that? Don't we get enough of those at home on the TV? Apparently not, we need more in the movies. Because the $47 we just shelled out for tickets wasn't enough, we need to be subjected to this now.
After this word from our sponsor, we get coming attractions to future movies my kids JUST HAFTA SEE! at another $83 a pop for a family of 4, and the movie is on. It is go time. And it is only a half hour after the advertised start time. By now, everyone has to go to the bathroom, the popcorn is gone and the sugar rush from the candy has kicked in. Whatever.
So the next day we are in the car and we hear this from Haley in the back seat.
"Remember that commercial from the movie Erin? I work at Lowes and I'm here to help!" in her best deep manly voice.
So those commercials do work. Home Depot better get on it if they want my 6 year old's business!