Apple's 'Ghostbusters' spoof slimes IBM

Apple's 'Ghostbusters' spoof slimes IBM

Summary: After the mind bender that was Steve Jobs as Franklin D Roosevelt, your brain should be just about ready to see Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs doing their own version of Ghostbusters in a video that was aimed at getting IBM out of the enterprise market.

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After the mind bender that was Steve Jobs as Franklin D Roosevelt, your brain should be just about ready to see Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs doing their own version of Ghostbusters in a video that was aimed at getting IBM out of the enterprise market.


This unfortunately named "BlueBusters" spoof video was recently unearthed and posted to YouTube by Network World. It shows three protagonists armed with Macintosh-powered proton packs wandering around, zapping away IBM PCs and replacing them with Apple units.

The video ends with an amazing shot of the late Steve Jobs dressed in one of the weaponised Macintosh suits, singing along to the BlueBusters adaptation of the Ghostbusters theme song.

The clip was supposedly put together for Apple's 1984 worldwide staff meeting in Hawaii.

One YouTube comment sums it up perfectly: "these are like leaked sex tapes for Apple nerds".

Watch the video to see Apple cross the streams.

Topics: Apple, IBM

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  • I'm feeling disturbed. The layers of wrongness in this are many, varied, and subtle.
    mwyres@...
  • It sounds like your getting Dr. Spengler Mixed up with Mstr. Yodda.
    amckern-b0f83