I’m not sure if the Taiwanese think Americans are categorically insane, or if all the people who work in Taiwanese television are categorically insane, but yet again, those wacky Taiwanese folks at Next Media Animation have succeeded in both animating and (kinda) capturing the insanity of the Four Loko saga. In fact, imagine coming up with this, and you kind of have a decent idea of what 3/4ths a can of Four Loko is actually like. It is, if anything, a decent meta-PSA. [FK]
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