Two oddballs abuse Toshiba products, hilarity ensues


These guys… (Toshiba)

Meet Matt and Jamie. The comedic duo, featuring a mustache that would make Ron Swanson proud and the awkwardness of Dwight Schrute, are out to torture Toshiba products. They release occasional silly videos where the work of Toshiba “product dorks,” “pencil-pushers” and “hotshots” is tested.

While technically Toshiba advertisements, the videos have captured some of the Old Spice advertising magic. The ads are entertaining, and the type of thing viewers and potential customers might share. Here are a few of their challenges. You can see the full slate of their work over at YouTube.

1. Freezing a tablet in an ice sculpture.


(Toshiba, full clip)

2. Bringing a laptop to a car wash.


(Toshiba, full clip)

3. Putting a laptop in a paint shaker.


(Toshiba, full clip)

4. Turning a tablet into a discus.


(Toshiba, full clip)

5. Tennis ball-on-laptop crime.


(Toshiba, full clip)

6. Laptop vs. giant truck.


(Toshiba, full clip)

7. Last but not least, a TV in a steam room.


(Toshiba, full clip)
Matt McFarland is the editor of Innovations. He's always looking for the next big thing. You can find him on Twitter and Facebook.
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