Browsing: Charlie Brooker

Me has this generic news report

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. Facts Appear In Bullet Point Form

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.