The Sincerest Form of Flattery…

TV Club’s Sam Barsanti writes about FNC ripping off the Bioshock Infinite logo… (via J$)

The above picture comes from Ken Levine, the creator of BioShock (via Nerdist), who seemed more tickled by it than annoyed. “Glad to help, Fox. Glad to help,” he posted on Facebook. You can see the original Infinite logo below and compare them yourself, but the funny part here isn’t that Fox News copied it—which it totally did—it’s that it apparently copied it without recognizing what the logo represents: A violent video game about killing right-wing crazy people. It would’ve been weird for Fox News to take any game’s logo like this, but for it take the one with a message that specifically diverges so strongly from its own? That’s irony, Alanis.

3 Responses to “The Sincerest Form of Flattery…”

  1. joeremi Says:

    Wait, they got busted sticking it to themselves while using a bizarre, “defending our country” tag for people screaming at children? That’s just perfect!

  2. LynnLGM Says:

    I’m positive that when the graphic says “Defending the Homeland” theytotally weren’t taking the side of the protesters. It would be silly to infer such a thing.

  3. joeremi Says:

    Was I supposed to notice that they used the Statue of Liberty – the symbol for American immigration – as a symbol of the fight against immigration? I’m not clear on whether FNC intended the irony, but I completely missed it.

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