Apparently, the five minute vignette is some sort of web 2.0 infomercial about the company's new music product. And I use the term "music" very, very lightly.
Judging from the video, Songsmith is a consumer software product crafted by the demons of hell in an effort to release a plague upon the world worse than the black death and Abba put together.
Among the reactions in the newsroom to this video were "turn it off, I'm getting nauseous" and "this is worse than Joe Theisman." Judge for yourself...
One has to wonder how many laid off employees could have been saved had Microsoft not paid for this and several of its other disastrous campaigns over the last few months (this means YOU, Seinfeld.)
On the other hand, if Microsoft keeps airing these sorts of "endorsements" for its products, Apple may never have to run another "I'm a Mac" ad...
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