Video of the Day: John Lennon Imagines Laptops for Everyone


John Lennon appears digitally (courtesy of Yoko Ono) in a new ad for One Laptop per Child to encourage donations for the nonprofit organization and according to our friends at Ad Age, the video has been polarizing for Beatles fans and online media alike. “Comments at the YouTube page where the ad has been posted by the foundation range from ‘It’s a good message, but this is too far’ to ‘This is an abomination.’ Writers on the popular website Boing Boing said, ‘Resurrecting the dead to shill modern products is not going to catch on,’ adding, ‘Digitally, it’s creepy.'”

Watch it here after the jump and let us know what you think in the comments.