Spoof Kickstarter celebrates the ‘New Canada’ with oil-filled souvenirs
Made-up Canadian LaMar DiCuois is a designer, so he recognizes that Canada is due for a rebranding. Instead of boring maple syrup in fanciful containers, why not come up with a souvenir that highlights the strengths of the New Canada? The strengths of the New Canada, of course, being the Alberta tar sands and the shady politicians who love them.
Accordingly, DiCuois’ fictional Kickstarter campaign, produced by sketch comedians Deep Rogue Ram, will fund the development of oil-filled snow globes featuring Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his cronies. And for $400,000 and up — pocket change for oil company executives — you can get your own! They leak a little, but don’t worry about that. That will be fixed.