July 15, 2008

Photoshop of Horrors

The Daily Show has always put Photoshop to great use*, but now they take things further in response to the Iranian missile manipulation incident. (And who knew that CNN was now demoing the Clone Stamp?) From last night’s episode, in two parts:

See also lots o’ good riffs on Boing Boing. (Shouldn’t it really be a Persian LOLcat, though?) [Update: Engadget readers show off their gags. [Via Adam Jerugim]]
* Personal fave from years back: A photo showed American Special Forces guys teaching Afghan kids baseball while the kids’ somewhat confused dads looked on. TDS modified the image to show a guy in the stands holding a banner that read, “ESPN: Execute Some Pashtuns Now.”

Posted by John Nack at 12:16 PM on July 15, 2008


  • Ken — 12:55 PM on July 15, 2008

    Hello Jack,
    I guess the next loss of freedom will have all photoshop uses register with the FEDS and have adobe put coded software on our systems…….lol
    Can you imagine, Adobe roguish engineers laying low to attack adobe user across the world…

  • Jake — 9:07 PM on July 15, 2008

    Thanks for sharing this. I got a good laugh watching these videos.

  • Matt Radel — 5:51 AM on July 16, 2008

    ROFL! That was a hoot. But to allude to Photoshop as a “basic computer skill” as John Oliver does, well…that’s just going too far. :)
    [My thoughts exactly! –J.]

  • thorsten wulff — 11:26 AM on July 16, 2008

    Finally us geeks can talk up chicks at parties by hinting that PS CS4 is closer than they think…

  • Karsten — 8:04 AM on July 20, 2008

    realy nice blog :) *rofl*

  • HKR-Welt — 4:50 AM on December 25, 2009

    i wish u all a very good year 2010

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