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DISH Celebrates Funny Boston Accents, the Death of Commercials

You guys, people from Boston talk really funny. Did you know that? Oh man, they totally do.

Armed with this keen insight, DISH and BFG 9000 present a new campaign for the Hopper, known to most as the “Hawpah” because LOL Boston accents! Winner of “Best in Show” at this year’s CES, the Hopper™ with Sling® Whole-Home HD DVR allows people from Boston to skip commercials and loudly pronounce things in a hilarious way for the enjoyment of the masses.

But, as your favorite characters from The Departed would say, the fun doesn’t fahkin’ stawp there. That’s right, the Hawpah allows Bostonians like actor/rapper Mark Wahlberg to stream live TV on his tablet or mobile device while he’s taking a body builder-sized dump. One more “Boston Guys” spot, which features WTF TINY BEERS, follows after the jump.

 

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