Lately I've been seeing the most astonishing public service announcement on local television. It's supposed to teach people to identify the warning signs of a stroke, which is obviously something that would be helpful to know. But something about this commercial seems off. Take a look.
The groovy 70s vibe is such a creepy contrast to the deadly serious subject matter. Then again, I will never forget that Face + Arms + Speech = Time.
This got me thinking about some other bizarre PSAs I've seen. Thanks to the glory of YouTube, they're all online.
Who can ever forget the time C3PO busted R2D2 for smoking cigarettes?
Or this message from our friends in the cheese industry?
(What the hell is the guy in that one, anyway? Is he supposed to be an anthropomorphic cheese wheel? And if so, does he want us to eat... him?)
This one actually scared the hell out of me. I think my therapist would agree: this is nightmare fuel.
Oh, and that stroke PSA? That's just the radio edit. Here's the album cut:
Act FAST: post links to your own favorites in the comments!
Kindergarten Readiness App
It's kindergarten registration time! Use this interactive kindergarten readiness checklist, complete with fun games and activities, to practice the essential skills your child needs for this next big step. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!
7 Ways to Curb Kids' Exposure to Violence
American children are exposed to violence more often than you might think. Learn how to limit your child's exposure to violence and manage the mental health and behavioral effects it can cause.