Google Maps launches their new 8-bit “update” version of Google Maps for April Fool’s Day.
Here’s an image of Cincinnati using the 8-bit Quest Mode :
And their adorable video on the update to 8-bit (replete with NES/any cartridge system nostalgia) :
Ben Dudley is the creator of the comedy shorts known as “Life Hacks” on Youtube. He is a writer currently about to graduate from the MFA program at University of Cincinnati, where he does standup, writes fiction, and creates videos.
I recently invaded his home and asked him questions about the foremost problems facing humanity, his comedic influences, etc. in the name of the midcoast.
He also edited three comedic versions of the interview that are hilarious.
Ben Dudley’s Youtube channel
Fake Penguin Classics is a blog devoted to subverting the Penguin Classic novel cover to hilarious effect. Check ‘em out!
Pictured below: the artist’s rendition of T. Wiseau’s The Room
Sometimes, a promotion isn’t actually what you want.