This past weekend, Saturday Night Live took aim at Apple iPhone FUD – Fear Uncertainty and Doubt – in the form of a comedy skit performed by guest host Christina Applegate as “Caitlin Owens” along with CNET’s “Josh Savage,” Wired’s “Adrienne Trerzoli,” and Gizmodo’s “Dennis Metcalf.”
The panel took on the “disaster” otherwise known as “Apple Maps,” the so-called “purple haze” (SNL missed a prime opportunity to cut to the angels Jimi Hendrix and Steve Jobs hanging out atop an iCloud making a cloud of their own), and the fact that the iPhone 5 is just “too thin and too light.”
During the discussion, some unexpected guests show up: “three peasant laborers” from Foxconn. The “Tech Talk” panelists are treated to a stark reminder of how insignificant first world problems are to the rest of the world:
Direct link to video via NBC.com here.