Charlie Brooker, the world’s most cynical, entertaining and curmudgeonly man (and also an inter-racial lookalike of Matrix star Laurence Fishburne), offers this magnificent critique of television news reporting.
Unbelievably, this is not a South Park parody. It’s an actual campaign ad for US corporate ballbreaker Carly Fiorina, who’s running for California Senate next year and was chief exec of Hewlett-Packard for six years. The half man, half sheep, half devil who pops up for a visit (at 2.27 in the video) has been called the single most disturbing second in the internet’s history.
A promo for The Ad Show on TVNZ7, replete with billowing fabrics, sheet stroking, pool shots, doe eyes and possibly even some Vaseline on the lens.
Menstrual comedy, brought to you by Panadol.
Play with a man’s zipper and make him dance. Dance monkey boy, dance!