Saturday, August 21, 2010
JAPANDER: WESTERN STARS' JAPANESE AD SHAME
This reminds me of the time Joey Tribbiani sold Ichiban Lipstick for Men. Western stars have been cashing in on Japan for years, safe in the knowledge that the rest of the world would never see how low they're willing to go if you throw a few zeroes on the end. Now, thanks to the wonders of YouTube and Japander.com, their shame has been uploaded for our amusement. Why does everyone in a Japanese commercial always look about two seconds away from a full-blown psychotic episode? And what's with all the energy drinks?
Everyone's done it, from Quentin Tarantino and Kiefer Sutherland, to Britney Spears and Eddie Murphy. But nobody tops the Governator. Just have a look at his full Japanese filmography. And for more, check out Japander.com.