Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel

Utterly Freaky

As Verity Stob says in her collected works, Microsoft went from being seen as plucky young scamps to being seen as being evil overnight sometime in 1995. Anyway, here is a Microsoft commercial from that year http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvN5y5ee_-s which I personally think is one of the great commercials of all time (much better than the irksome Macintosh one). What I hadn't noticed until I read the YouTube comments is that it shows Flight Simulator flying towards the Twin Towers, then cuts to a shot of the real Twin Towers.
Here is a British version (without the Twin Towers) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcUJquIq8Ts

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