We appreciate Netflix’s efforts to play the “spunky upstart” role by poking fun at its rivals and we agree that Amazon makes for a more reasonable target than HBO, because you will lose if you try to compare House of Cards to The Sopranos or Game of Thrones. The drone delivery service spoof making its way around the Internets this morning isn’t the funniest thing ever, but it scores a couple of chuckles while confirming that Netflix doesn’t have either of its rivals’ production budgets.
The stunt mocking a stunt does make one good point: “rush[ing] unproven technology to market” could be the subheading of both the drone and “wearable” tech movements.
And when it comes to the Netflix browsing experience most of us know, The Onion offers a shockingly accurate summary:
- Neil Patrick Harris Is the Best, Makes a Video to Promote His New Book
- Under Armour Comms VP Explains Damage Control Strategy
- FOX News' Tucker Carlson Suspects Kids Are 'Learning Too Much' in School
- STUDY: Readers Remember Print Placements Better Than Digital