With A Wink, Agency Claims ‘Credit’ Pence Viral Fly Moment

In the parody video, the bug was a mechanical plant meant to distract from the VP's words

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What if the fly that captivated the internet by landing on Mike Pence’s head during the vice presidential debate last week was revealed to be a mechanical plant engineered by an ad agency as a viral stunt?

That’s the premise of a new gag video from marketing stunt agency WhoIsTheBaldGuy. The video delivers a pitch-perfect parody of a behind-the-scenes/case-study-style clip filmed as if the fly debacle were actually one of the agency’s signature pranks.

In the video, the agency also claims credit for other high-profile instances of flies touching down on major politicians.



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