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Not funny when you think about it...


It would be ok if it was all scripted and made with actors, but apparently the businesses are real - probably owned by struggling, desperate (and naive) people with real lives at stake, and he just uses them...

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"It would be ok if it was all scripted and made with actors, but apparently the businesses are real - probably owned by struggling, desperate (and naive) people with real lives at stake, and he just uses them..."
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Yep.

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apparently the businesses are real - probably owned by struggling, desperate (and naive) people with real lives at stake

Yeah, the fact that they're struggling is kind of the point of his marketing shtick.

and he just uses them...

Or he brings attention to their business by broadcasting them on Comedy Central, which might lead to more customers.

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A lot of the businesses don't seem to be struggling at all. It's just Nathan claiming they need his help. More often than not, the joke's on Nathan. The businesses end up exactly where they started, no better or worse, but just having experienced something very bizarre.

If you want to hate something, go to imdb.

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Sorry you don't understand jokes.

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I hardly see any of Nathan's ideas hurting any of the businesses. If Nathan was taking money from them for his "services" that would be a problem, but he's not and if any of these places go under it would be no fault of Nathan's. If anything he really is helping by creating some buzz about the businesses.

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To me, there's a more important take on exactly what it is that ain't funny.

It's summed by by Bill Hicks:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tvp97SMZc6M

If you think Nathan is "mean", think of the implicit meanness of marketing. When I see Nathan "being mean" to his targets, I see it as guerilla warfare. His targets are participants in that warfare. God bless 'em!

Vive Nathan! La Lutte Continue!

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And I'd like that. But that 5h1t ain't the truth. --Jules Winnfield

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He uses them? They get paid plus free advertising. Nothing he does is to their detriment.

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You are to much of a stupd *beep* to actually realize just how much of a stupid *beep* you are. That is funny. Unlike your idiotic post

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Hahaha. Until a business comes forward saying they were "wronged" by NFY or CC, I have to disagree.

Free publicity and exposure, aside from making some people look silly occastionally, it's all in good fun and I'm sure they get compensation. Hell, if I still had my business, I would LOVE for him to come in, but then again, I would know who he is, so, it would be ruined.

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