Contextual Ads About Death Are Bad Idea

MySpace Runs Grotesque Banner Ad Above Obit for Telefon Tel Aviv Member

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This may or may not be relevant at all to this blog, but upon reading the very tender, personal note from Joshua Eustis on the death of his Telefon Tel Aviv bandmate Charlie Cooper, I was horrified to see this contextual ad at the top of the MySpace blog post. Perhaps a little discretion when allowing "death" as a targeted keyword, people?

Words really can't describe the horror. But let's not let it overshadow the loss of Charles Cooper at the ridiculously young age of 31 and all the work he left behind. Like this song:

[Via Daily Swarm]