Power lines can kill you and that giant lizard


Giant-monster send-ups rarely fail to please, and this Canadian power-line safety pitch by Wonder Communications (video posted below) is no exception. The message: No matter how invincible you think you are, live wires can kill you. They're more likely to do so, of course, if you're a laser-shooting dinosaur who can actually reach overhead power lines. (Actually, the campaign is aimed at contractors who use tall equipment that could get snared in such cables.) Note how the hardhats, instead of trying to help out, just stand around and gawk at the creature's rampage. Typical union types. And we're clearly dealing with an inadequate defense plan here: Instead of tanks and planes, a couple of cops try to hold off the prehistoric fury with police specials! They're lucky the lizard lumbered into the lines, or they'd all be extinct. Via Ads of the World.

—Posted by David Gianatasio