MTV’s Church Of The SubGenius Commercial


There was a time in space in which MTV was at the cutting-edge of what was cool; case in point, their collaboration with Ivan Stang and the Church Of The SubGenius for this “recruitment” video. Directed by DEVO’s Mark Mothersbaugh, this video for MTV’s “Art Breaks” series pits the Believers against the Normals…

…let’s face it, in today’s world the video would be taken literally & then Stang would be labelled a “shill” and overthrown by the SubGenius fundamentalist schism group (setting the stage for The One True Bob, who is secretly funded by an international cabal of turnip-worshippers). This is why we can’t have nice things…

…because irony is sort of “dead” now.

Here’s the video:

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