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Pardon the Interruption

You could play whack-a-mole with these infernal internet hobgoblins all day long. Pop-up ads are a kind of insanity.

Every time you open a page on the internet, a fiendish array of pop-ups—from newsletter sign-ups to mortgage loan opportunities—take over your screen in a desperate attempt to wrangle money or subscribers. Let’s take them to their logical extreme.

This is part of a monthly satiric series called Platformed. See previous columns here.

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