Team Coco's video bits can be hit or miss. The one about Apple's iNett was a miss.
Or maybe the details in the New York Times series on working conditions in Shenzhen, China, hit too close to home.
But for me the video sketch about iNett -- Apple's supposed solution to the cluster of suicides among Foxconn's factory workers that Conan O'Brien aired Wednesday night -- fell, if you'll pardon the expression, a bit flat.
But if you don't mind making light of self-destruction, you can get their latest video here.
The tech-savvy comedian used the occasion of Amazon's (AMZN) first software update to poke fun Tuesday night at the Kindle Fire -- and show his bias in favor of Apple's (AAPL) iPad 2.
Via Minyanville.Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 21, 2011 10:43 AM ET
Ripe target, easy to spoof, smack in the middle of his demographic sweet spot
The Conan O'Brian Show Thursday night aired yet another mock Apple (AAPL) video -- its fourth this year, by our count. (See here, here and here.)
This one picks up where news stories about the lost iPhone 5 left off, with Cupertino's crack engineers devising ever more fiendish punishments for whomever took the secret prototype. (Tag line: "You MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Sep 10, 2011 12:56 PM ET
After 600 negative reviews and a 5,000-signature petition, it offers 4 'not yet's and 2 'soon's
Eight days after releasing Final Cut Pro X, the latest update to its popular professional video editing software, Apple (AAPL) issued an FAQ designed to answer what it describes as "a lot of discussion in the pro video community."
"A lot of discussion" is an understatement.
The program was lampooned on Conan O'Brien. It triggered the current MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 29, 2011 11:17 AM ET
Apple's slick promotional videos have become a ripe target for mockery
Nobody can match the quality of the work coming out of Jonathan Ive's industrial design shop, but his soft-spoken commentaries in Apple's (AAPL) promotional videos are becoming a cliché.
That makes them a ripe target for parody, and on Thursday night Conan O'Brien gave it his best shot.
TBS has posted a short version. A longer version, including O'Brien's finger-wriggling imitation of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 5, 2011 6:39 AM ET
How a late-night Luddite accidentally fought his way back into bedrooms (and computers, smartphones, and tablets) across America.
By Douglas Alden Warshaw, contributor
Conan O'Brien is in his bedroom. It's a little bit past 11 p.m., and he's shyly, hesitantly, nervously attempting to do his first webcast. But he keeps getting interrupted. And it's driving him crazy. "Get out of my room! Get out of my room! This is private!" O'Brien's embarrassed, MOREFeb 10, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Last week, Conan took a break from his Legally Not Allowed to be Funny on TV tour to chat with Google employees.
Once the initial awkwardness subsides, Conan and an audience of Google employees had a really good dialogue on the future of television and the Internet.
Vic Gundotra, Vice-President of Engineering for Google did the interview. Google employees asked the questions and Conan, later with Andy Richter, answered them in typically MORESeth Weintraub - May 8, 2010 4:58 PM ET
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