Don’t Buy Stuff You Cannot Afford

book cover 75x75This is an old SNL skit from a few years ago. Through the wonderfulness that is Twitter, I was recently alerted to its existence. The concept is so absurdly obvious that its funny. Too bad our entire economy was based on exactly the opposite:

This video reminded me of something else I saw on the internet recently, that is also old, but so appropriate in our current economic climate:

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