Santa brought me an iPod Nano for christmas. To say I am obsessed with the gadget is an understatement. Imagine my surprise when I read a recent article saying the average iPOD user was a 15-34 year old male, who drives a VW and plays a lot of video games. Once again, I have been marginalized. So much for my hopes for big-print screens, I guess. I *hate* when I'm not part of the demo. It means my interests and needs are a side issue, if they are considered at all.
I have the same problem in record stores. Remember those? The clerks call me MA'AM, and ignore me for the most part. And they all assume I'm buying that hot new alt-rock CD for my kid. AAAARRRRGGGGHHHH!!! I ROCK, I swear I do. Even if I do it in comfy slacks as often as in old jeans these days.