Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.
If you find April Fools' Day hugely enjoyable, I commend you for your spiritual fortitude.
For me, it's a little like those moments when someone orders you to have a good time at a party.
Still, Virgin America seems to think it's ever so much fun. Indeed, it couldn't control itself by waiting for April 1. Instead, a day early and in a full-figured display of April Fools' Day spirit, the airline declared a curvaceous change to its logo.
A video claims to introduce the reasoning, and a Virgin America blog post goes on and on about the "labor of love" behind the design work on the "two prominently displayed half circles." What they actually introduce is a logo that looks rather like a pair of comely breasts in a brassiere.
I sense a few debased types want to believe this is real.
Please look at the video and witness the desperate overacting of the alleged logo designer, Connor Barnaby. Go to the Web site of his alleged company N_Fuzion.
See how someone called Dylan Royce is its "Principle."
And then ask yourself how much fun everyone had in making this. Even Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson makes an appearance, cupping his hands subtly (no, not really) toward his chest.
Virgin America is based in Burlingame, California. This is on the main route between San Francisco and Silicon Valley. How odd, then, that this jape seems to have its roots in the tale of the new Airbnb logo (see below).
I feel sure here that Virgin is mocking Airbnb and the tech world in general. I feel ever more sure because in its YouTube spiel it says: "At our core, we're changing the world through better flights." That's the sort of thing so many tech companies might say.
So here we have Virgin America offering obvious sexual humor tangled with sad design-speak in order to fool you.