Radio spots that are dead in the water


Has there ever been a radio ad campaign as consistently annoying (OK, Angelinos, aside from Irwin and Larry’s Sit ’n’ Sleep shtick) as Forest Lawn’s efforts to get folks to make funeral arrangements in advance? The worst-acted spot, about a year ago, had a grandson conversing with his still-“shredding” surfer grandpa about the latter’s impending death (because a teenage boy is the right guy for the job, not the old man’s obstinate, “sensitive” adult daughter).

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