Respectful Insolence

The real reason not to get acupuncture

This guy would appear to be screwed:

The rat running by the acupuncturist’s door is a nice touch, too. And so appropriate.

Comments

  1. #1 Chris
    September 21, 2010

    Hate to be pedantic… it is Dutch.

  2. #2 Chris
    September 21, 2010

    Oops, sorry, the title is from the Youtube file, where I noticed he it is mentioned more than once.

  3. #3 NFQ
    September 21, 2010

    Augh, I have so much sympathy pain just anticipating that fictional event. Augh… horrible.

  4. #4 Catherina
    September 21, 2010

    this link works in the UK
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYUfooNlxk0

  5. #5 FreeSpeaker
    September 21, 2010

    I plan to move any copies I find in B&N, etfc. to the historical fiction section.

  6. #6 Prometheus
    September 22, 2010

    I see that you’ve found the marvelous advertisements from Centraal Beheer, a Dutch insurance company located in Apeldoorn (their tagline translates to “Let’s call Apeldoorn”). Wonderful humour!

    It also appears that they’ve captured the essence of acupuncture in this 60-second spot.

    Prometheus

  7. #7 DLC
    September 23, 2010

    hahah! brilliant!

  8. #8 Mojo
    September 23, 2010

    No, this is the real reason not to use acupuncture.

    “I think the treatment is very successful – never had a patient come back.”

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