We rightly complain when Google and company generate inappropriate ads—be they on a video of the recent BART tragedy; a firsthand account of the the US Airways crash; a search for certain keywords; an LGBTQ site; or a report of a gruesome death. Happens all the time. So often, in fact, you almost miss it when someone’s being deliberately crass. To wit:
Seems the editors of the Daily Press thought it best to accompany their article about the graduate student beheaded with a kitchen knife with a photo-essay about professional knife sharpeners sharpening kitchen knives. Not that they shouldn’t run a photo-essay about one of the few growth industries we have left—but you think someone on the editorial staff would consider not linking to this particular photo-essay from this particular article.