Top comment: This is the best post of the month so far. — Sage Freehaven
I must admit, when I saw the slides you linked to, my eyeballs were bombarded by the interposed words in opposing colors. Thank you for not employing such typography in your funny remix!
If only I could use these as desktops at my IT job.
… ahh, hell, i should know who that is. Who is that?
Damn, I’ve been working in IT, and watching The Wire.
This is making me lose my mind…
You writing for the next season of the show?
These remind me of that episode of Harvey Birdman were they parody employee orientation movies. One of my favorites from the third season.
This is the best post of the month so far.
Word to your tech support’s mother.
Kevin Spacey sells computers?
I thought these were posters for Woody Allen movies at first glance.
That. Was. Awesome.
Nerd fanboy mode go!
…one wonders if the Eames Brothers had a hand in the original of this. They did a lot of work for IBM.
The “Wire” reference makes me very, very happy.
Does anybody else have a craving for Herbert Kornfield’s columns in The Onion? Too bad he’s been dead for a few years.
[…] are too good not to share. This collection of hilarious slides (as you can from this example definitely fall into the NSFW category) was inspired by this 1975 IBM […]
I miss Kornfeld, but this more than makes up for it…
Excellent photos, but given the era shouldn’t that be “data processing ain’t for no goddamned pussy-asses”?
“You don’t start none, there won’t be none” is pitch perfect.
I also would have accepted “The king stay the king”
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