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Onion Sendup of iPhone Worship is Hysterical



apple-claims-600x300article_largeThis should bring guffaws from anyone who thinks iPhone mania has gone too far, and at least chuckles from those who hold “their precious” too close to their hearts.

Parody news masters at The Onion, have put together a wonderfully delicious send up of the entire iPhone craze that features the release of the new iPhone 3GI. That “I” stands for invisible. Yep, you have to be a truly devoted fan to see the device, prompting parody quotes like this:

Daddy isn’t talking into anything at all,” said 4-year-old Ella Conrad, pointing at her father, Paul, who has been obsessively staring at, playing with, and customizing the invisible phone since purchasing it Monday. “Daddy’s pretending to be on hold with an operator.

Too, too, funny, and spot on. I particularly like the part in the article describing the launch announcement. I’m afraid that might not be too far from the truth, which ratchets up the humor even more.

Read the entire thing here.

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    07/29/2009 at 9:38 am

    sounds like a modern take on “the emperors new clothes” ;)

    comedy gold, that.

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