New DVR Can Skip Ads

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•20 May 18, 2012

A new DVR sold by the Dish Network comes with the capability to pass over ads and is sending shockwaves through the television industry. What do you think?

  • “Can it skip shows too? I’m a busy woman.”

    Malika Everhart –
    Systems Analyst

  • “OK, but then what happens when you’re at a party and can’t participate in the conversation about Kraft’s new line of marinades?”

    Nels Carroll –
    Die Tester

  • “Yeah, right. You spend decades bitching about advertising, then one night on YouTube you suddenly find yourself weeping uncontrollably over old Sears Diehard battery commercials from your childhood.”

    Jordan Millkie –
    Defect Repairer