Okay this is cute. This is funny. But it’s so clearly a calculated effort to “go viral,” and thus also triggers my instinctive hostility to forced memes. Anybody want to place a bet on what’s being virally marketed here?
If it’s just some improv group or something, I respect their hustle. If it’s a crypto-promo for some new Comedy Central show, I will be hella irked. (via differentkitchen)
(If you have any lingering hopes that this is a real school play, check out the Youtube account it’s posted on, which was just registered 4 days ago and set up as a mild caricature of a conservative Christian mom)
EDIT 4/1/10: A previous tip led us to an LA Times blog crediting it to Jonas Akerlund, but now another music video drector, Marc Klasfeld, is taking credit for it.
EDIT: Our astute readers already have this one sewn up, it appears this was put together by the veteran music video director Jonas Akerlund (Madonna “Ray of Light”, Bey/Gaga “Telephone”)