Saturday Night Live
October 25, 2011 by staff
Saturday Night Live, Comedians and musicians are offering unique tributes to the late co-founder of Apple Steve Jobs, remembering the man whose innovations brought many changes in their professions.
The Flaming Lips, a band known for his experimental music, is planning a special tribute to Jobs at the O Music Awards, where he played a version of the Beatles “Revolution”, using an iPhone as their only instrument.
Meanwhile, Saturday night live dress rehearsal sketch is making the rounds on the Internet, made fun of several industry executives, such as Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and media giant Rupert Murdoch, who publicly mourned Jobs .
The Flaming Lips tribute will be part of the O Music Awards on October 31 and the yield is expected to be broadcast live during the event omusicawards.com MTV. The band says that he admires Jobs and achievements, and wanted to give a special tribute.
Use of the Flaming Lips’ of the iPad may be the largest exposure of the device as a musical instrument, which is a function of Job himself never used for its spectacular product launches.
Its performance is not the first time a band has used iPhone for music. A whole Gorillaz album was made with the iPad, and another band, Moe, recently paid tribute to the work to play a song at a concert Cases instead of their usual instruments, Electronista reported.
Many iPhone applications can replace the traditional sounds of instruments, and other technical features enable digital DJ mixing, so that the tablet a great tool for the digital age of music.
Meanwhile, Saturday Night Live sketch is a satirical look at the industry reactions to the death of Jobs. The SNL sketch jokes that many people profess to admire corporate jobs, but did not understand how the work of Apple products.
Zuckerberg’s fiction, for example, asked about the fictional Charlie Rose how he would apply the style of Apple products “on Facebook.
“Oh, no,” says the comedian. “Not at all. Facebook.com started out as a simple, easy to use website, but now is a disaster.’s Covered in ads and invites local bands. Like the bulletin board in a coffee shop annoying . ”
Other objectives include Netflix CEO Reed sketch Hastings, Huffington Huffington Post, Arianna, and News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch, who gets a big laugh when his character says: “Steve Jobs uses new media to make the world a better place, and I old media used to be a much, much worse. ”
Both types of entertainment may raise some eyebrows, but considering that Jobs died less than a month, clearly taxes and respect the contributions he made, whether in an entertaining and unorthodox bit.
Job was often parodied on Saturday Night Live, while he was still alive, what a tribute to him after his death is not a surprise. The sketch mocks many of the rivals Jobs and cohorts in the industry, while at the same time, his recently published biography skewers some of the same.
Now that the entertainment world is beginning to remember his work, it is likely that even more will air taxes that make people smile mourn, as the iconic technology leader.
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