Dr Mumbo ‘I’m racist but not among my black friends’ January 24, 2013 1:22 8 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: topics Advertising, Innocean, Kia Share Tweet Share Comments: 8 Zia 24 Jan 13 Hahah excellent – now let’s do the female one! Reply Dude 24 Jan 13 Brilliant. Reply Groucho 24 Jan 13 I’m tired I’m detumescent, I’m a boring fuckwit, I rhyme like doggerel I look like a twat and my taste in cars matches me perfectly. Reply goodone 24 Jan 13 Yes!!!! That is sooo good. Well played sir Reply Lucio 25 Jan 13 Fantastic. Reply Cognitively DIssonant 25 Jan 13 I’m pretty sure this was a sketch in the Melbourne Uni Law Revue in the late 80’s Reply MR T 29 Jan 13 Amazing! Reply George Carlin's hate child 30 Jan 13 George is turning in his grave that they stole from him so blatantly, and so sophomoric-ally. “Old man George’s” version is the inspired Shakespeare to this ad’s tired Carelton Card. Even the parody is better…. Reply Comments are closed. ADVERTISEMENT Most Discussed 60 Comments How to Ritson: A beginner’s guide to denial, dismissal & downplay 43 Comments Outsiders by name, outsiders in the ratings 23 Comments Calling bullshit on the internet 101 23 Comments Mark Latham, Rowan Dean and Ross Cameron land Sunday morning ‘Outsiders’ show on Sky News 22 Comments Cash for client access: a new low for media?