Comparing the Fantasy vs. the Truth In Tech Commercials

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Commercials for tech products are ridiculous: people in them are always so overly twee and painfully stylish, while the music is always straight off the indie rock station. I blame Apple for choosing decidedly alternative spokespeople, like Zooey Deschanel, for their ads...

Trust College Humor to honestly point out just how ridiculous these commercials have become. Everything in this 2 minute faux commercial rings painfully true:

Personally, I'm glad someone finally pointed out the absurdity of the "baker" and "wicker weaver" stereotype. But I suppose a commercial of someone like me sitting at my desk isn't very exciting in reality.

The truth is, I have been known to do a lot of the things in this iPhone 5 ad:

What do you think? Is this spoof spot right on? Or totally wrong?

(Photo Credits: Apple; College Humor)

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Liz is a writer and filmmaker from Minneapolis. She was nominated for a Webby and won an Emmy for Science of Watchmen, a documentary short about the physics in the comic book movie. She’s a tech obsessive, verified nerd and total Anglophile.

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