Recently, I got into a pleasant argument with someone about whether Joan Jett, in her early days, was a punk rocker (
the argument was pleasant BECAUSE I WON). What this required was the two of us looking at a bunch of YouTube videos from the early 80s (the videos were from the 80s; the inventors of YouTube were in diapers then….). We didn’t have to watch that many, but, of course, there was a lot of starting a video and then realizing it wasn’t what we were looking for, so we might have opened fifteen or twenty videos.
A day later this from Amazon.com shows up in one of my email accounts:
(For those who don’t know, Joan Jett’s first band was The Runaways).
I’m pretty certain I wasn’t logged in to either my YouTube account or my Google accounts, though I was using an ISP that I routinely access those from.
Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not coming after you.
And, as the kids used to say, because I can: