I mean no disrespect to those of you who work on elaborate web content when I say what I'm about to say. You have to do what people will pay you to do. That said, however, let me take a minute of your time to register how much I hate the sort of Flash-happy content, much of it advertising, that has prevented me from ever seeing the results of the improvements that my ISP supposedly keeps making. In fact, I'm pretty sure that my experience of using the internet is slower than it was five years ago, largely because of those attention-grabbing boxes. I'm not opposed to seeing ads, necessarily. I actually find some of the ones that Gmail turns up highly amusing. What I can't stand, though, are those moments when my computer slows to a crawl because a series of stupid loops has drained it of the capacity to handle the tasks that matter to me. This is why I've made a vow never to purchase anything that I learn about through animated content, Pitchfork-pitched products included.