“Reality Distortion Field Remains Strong with Steve Jobs After Antennagate”

Though a bit more on the fantastical side, this clip shows Steve Jobs defeating Bill Gates in a light saber duel, taking the Darth Vader helmet from him, and then becoming the villain himself. It’s this video that Andrew Leonard at Slate dissected when analyzing whether or not these Next Media Animation videos actually count as “news”:

While the Steve Jobs clip does a decent job of covering a spring and summer’s worth of Apple news — stolen iPhone prototypes, suicidal Chinese workers — it certainly doesn’t fit under what we used to think of as “news.” Steve Jobs isn’t actually Darth Vader.

I think.

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