A computer firm’s ad featuring an actor impersonating the late Apple co-founder was meant to be funny. But is it?
A Taiwanese computer firm called Action Electronics has released a TV ad on Taiwanese television with American-born-Chinese comedian named Ah-Ken posing as Steve Jobs and hawking a new product called "Action Pad."
In the popular commercial, Ah-Ken sports the late Apple co-founder's signature black T-shirt and blue jeans, but now he dons a white-haired wig with angel wings on his back and a halo. The apparently heavenly Jobs is selling a new kind of tablet pad, made in Taiwan and marketed by Action Electronics.
The ad was meant to be both funny and humorous — but is it?