This showed up on Facebook for me tonight. Yes, I did major in psychology. Nonetheless, this ad begs the question, who gets these grants – imprisoned felons? Because this guy looks like an unhooded Unibomber wannabe. And while it would probably be interesting to pick this guy’s brain, I’m not sure I want him as a classmate.
Let this be a lesson to you when you’re promoting your book: Understand your audience. Know what appeals to them. And don’t just randomly spam everyone you can find with information about your work, because chances are it’s not going to work.