CD-specific iTunes gift cards

I think Apple’s gone off the deep end. Though I LOVE my Macbook and Widgets and fax machines and air phones, the idea of selling iTunes gift cards for specific CD’s is really douchey. About 3 weeks ago, I was in a Best Buy with Katie May while visiting my brother, and we saw a rack of iTunes gift cards for $13.99 for specific CD’s. In other words, you buy the iTunes gift card and get a code to go and download THAT ACTUAL CD. If you’re going that far, why not just buy the actual CD? If you’re going that far, why not just buy the physical iTunes gift card — but spring for $20, so your nephew can also download “Funeral Pyre for a Jedi”???? To quote Tom Lennon in “The State,” I may be old fashioned, but, come on. I don’t get it. It’s like getting a gift certificate for cottage cheese. Or something like that. Anyway, you might want to print out this particular Douche of the Day and post it on your fridge, just as a reminder about things that are generally douchey.

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