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Published:September 6th, 2013 10:46 EST

LG End Of The World Prank Video Goes Viral: Best Video Ever?

By Robert Paul Reyes

"In the LG video prank, a high-rise office window has been replaced with an 84-inch LG big-screen HDTV. Viewers of the video know that, but not unsuspecting folks who show up for job interviews. During the individual interviews, job candidates react with horror when they see what appears to be a meteor crashing down and the buildings below tumbling to the ground."


USA Today

This LG commercial aired in Chile, but it`s become viral and garnered hundreds of thousands of views all over the world.

How would you react under similar circumstances? Would you scream, pray, feint, or freeze in panic?

I hate job interviews, and I would be relieved that the interview came to such a quick and unexpected end.

But seriously, I would have the reaction of the character (Justine) played by Kirsten Dunst in the movie "Melancholia." In this science fiction psychological drama, knowing that in a few hours the Earth will be destroyed by a planet on a collision course with our little blue planet, Justine tells her sister: The Earth is evil. We don`t have to grieve for it. Nobody will miss it.

The Earth is evil indeed; I hope life on Earth ends with a bang, and not a whimper.

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