A funny thing happened on my way to the NYT

So I’m clicking on a link to a New York Times article by David Pogue that trashes the new Blackberry Storm phone (Blackberry Storm Downgraded to a Depression), when I’m greeted first with the below interstitial ad.

ad for blackberry storm

Ah, the fun of contextual marketing on the Web.


  1. This is one of the reasons why we are developing for the iPhone and not the Blackberry. http://blog.cosential.com/?p=156


  1. […] As much as we marvel at bad contextual advertising online, it isn’t really new. […]

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