Monday, March 14, 2011
Very Negative Advertising
Spoliers! This is not a real news event. It is an ad for the game, Homefront. Now that we have that cleared up, lets explore how this happened.
"We really need to get people's attention. Are there any topical events we can cling to?"
"Well North Korea is threatening an attack, but it would be very irresponsible to..."
"Great, we can use that. We'll make it a fake news event. Worked for Orson Wells."
"Never mind. We'll stick it on YouTube. Big picture of Hilary Clinton to make it seem legit."
"The Secretary of State? You can't just use her imag..."
This thing is gonna go big. I bet it'll go viral. Stupid people will even post this thing on their blogs.
Oh come on, that's never gonna happen.