Remember MTV's 1-900 Robert Smith "Misery" line?

Ah, remembering when MTV had videos and funny spoof commercials. As I've played "Love Song" by The Cure, I flashed back to when MTV played the (fake) commercial for "1-900-MISERY" and it was Robert Smith on the other line, being - as they said - "the master of mope."

Check it out below. I loved that line "He's so sad... but sooo dreamy..."

Eric Paulsen

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