Dr Mumbo

‘I’m racist but not among my black friends’

For some incomprehensible reason, not everyone loves the new Kia “Man of Now” and “Woman of Now” ads from Innocean as the comment thread in our original news story attests.

Critics that the monologue is a ripoff of comedian George Carlin’s Modern Man aren’t helped by the fact that when the ad was uploaded onto YouTube by the brand, that was the original file name, before it was hastily changed to “Man of Now”.

So it probably wasn’t going to be too long before the first parody arrived. And here it is:

And in case you didn’t see it, here’s the ad:

And here’s the George Carlin spot:



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