Cullman Liquidation

No way this is “real” but it is hilarious. My favorite part is when he randomly starts chainsawing some shit. I think it’s probably some ad agency trying to prove they can do a “viral” video. Well, good job folks. Look, even the still frame is perfectly awesome.

5 responses to “Cullman Liquidation”

  1. This video is hilarious! You are right, I nearly fell out of my chair when he just started chainsawing at random. Good stuff. Thanks for posting it.

  2. Anon says:

    What part of the world are you from that you don’t think the ad could be real?

  3. Chris Coyier says:

    The people seem real, but the production quality and art direction of it is too good to be truly “local”.

    And as it turns out, I was right:
    http://ilovelocalcommercials.com/

  4. Anon says:

    It’s a real commercial for a guy named Robert Lee trying to advertise his business, Cullman Liquidation.

    Just because it was created by semi-professionals and has an insincere comedic flair doesn’t make it less real. I agree with you that calling it a “local” commercial would probably be a bit of a stretch.

    However, reading your initial thoughts on the commercial just struck me as puzzling as you seemed convinced the whole concept was fabricated. You appear to be a smart, educated man, but maybe a little out of touch?

  5. Chris Coyier says:

    That’s why “real” was in quotation marks.

    It’s real people and a real business, but not a “real” commercial.

    If that makes me out of touch, that’s cool. I do sit in front of a computer all day. But hey, I think anonymously posting comments is “out of touch” too.

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