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Eee Pad Transformer Parody Ad

by Joey deVilla on January 28, 2012

I guess this is a lesson to people who make long-form ads with only music and no voice-over: someone’s going to take your ad and add their own, just like the YouTube user known as “Raboneable”, who did just that with the ad for Asus Eee Pad Transformer. Watch the video above and enjoy the lulz.

In case you never saw the original, here it is:

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Darths and Droids

by Joey deVilla on June 19, 2008

I couldn’t rightly call this blog Global Nerdy without mentioning Darths and Droids, a webcomic that in which Star Wars: The Phantom Menace is presented as a role-playing game session. It actually makes a lot of sense when you look at it that way.

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Grand Theft Auto IV…for the NES?

by Joey deVilla on May 8, 2008

What if Grand Theft Auto IV had come out in 1990, for the NES? The ad would probably look like this:

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“In the past, Grand Theft Auto has been severely criticized for being too violent,” says Conan O’Brien. “Well, the new version — I got it yesterday and was playing with it — it’s been toned down a lot. I’m not sure it’s better…”

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Lenovo’s Clever Counter-Ad to the MacBook Air

by Joey deVilla on May 1, 2008

This ad for Lenovo’s ultra-portable ThinkPad X300 is a pretty good counter to the ad for the MacBook Air

…but I think I’ll wait for the Mac version. The ThinkPad may boast that it’s the “no-compromise” machine, but the lack of Mac OS X is a big-ass compromise in my books. Especially when the OS likely to be bundled with this machine is:

I\'m Vista, featuring \"Hard Gay\"

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