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Viral Video: The Inevitable iPad Spoofs Begin…But Still Not as Good as MadTV's iPad

Here are just two of what I expect will be a bazillion spoofs online about the new iPad from Apple (AAPL).

Some will doubtlessly be funnier than others about the tablet computer device–I like this Pee-wee Herman one a lot, which is the first one below, but then I like anything that freaky little dude does.

Here are two videos, both from Funny or Die:

But this one, on a new iPad of the special kind, from MadTV, is still the best:


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus