- The Loom
May 25 Is Darwinius Day, The Most Important Day IN 47 MILLION YEARS!
A friend passed on this ad that aired for “The Link,” the show about Darwinius on May 25. Take a look.
Yep. That’s right. May 25 will be more important than 9/11. Than Pearl Harbor. Than every date in human history. Pre-human, too.
Let this be the starting point from now on for all discussions of science hype.
Update: A commenter asked if this was a spoof. It’s not. This is a real ad for the show.
Update #2: The TV producers who passed on this video to me are now wondering if this particular piece is actually some kind of mash-up, using an original teaser ad and encrusting it with even more over-the-top-itude. Are there any YouTube-ologists who can parse such things? Take