Hitler and Stalin sing "Video Killed the Radio Star"

Post date:

Author:

Category:


This video is a funny and quite disturbing masterpiece of applied fakery (but not deepfakery), showing how adeptly computers can not only animate faces from a single photographic source but fall into a sweet spot between realism and animation’s squash and stretch.

As amusing as it is, the trivializing charm also tends to please far-right trolls. Many moons ago I made a Downfall-style parody wherein I added false English subtitles to the German-language He-Man intro (embedded below). Intended to satirize the sublimated yet overwhelming Aryanness of He-Man, it’s how I learned that the people on the internet giggling at racism will immediately get in touch with you to make plans if they think you’re one of them.



STAY CONNECTED

20,724FansLike
2,373FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

INSTAGRAM

Ellen DeGeneres Makes Ill-Timed Joke About Staffers, Prompts Collective Groan

As she detailed on the Season 18 premiere of her talk show this past Monday, Ellen DeGeneres is hoping to write a...

Ring's new security drone for inside your home talks to Alexa, isn't creepy at all

Ring, the surveillance doorbell company, made a home security drone. Launched today, the new Always Home Cam from Ring is a...

VIDEO: Watch the BMW M3 and M4 Reveal From BMW Canada

Each and every country sub-division of BMW had its own version of the M3 and M4 launch, obviously. BMW USA had...