As far as internal corporate-sponsored parody videos, I would actually have expected a lot worse out of Microsoft than this three-minute takedown of Gmail. Nerd fight!
There's so much going on in this new Windows 7 ad that I'm still haven't decided how I feel about it yet. Whimsical animation! Avatar played with PC Na'vi! A Mac in desperate need of ginger ale! Actually, it's great.
Remember that first Seinfeld-and-Gates adventure into Shoe Circus, which alluded to something about Windows being "soft and chewy and delicious?" Well, the new Laural and Hardy of ambiguous advertising have a new spot out and it's... making fun of your average scalloped potato-eating, leather giraffe from…