Search as Entertainment

The business model for seems to be…uh, I’ll have to get back to you on that.

Wait, it involves something about watching an attractive actress like Janina Gavankar do pythonesque sketches before returning your search query. For example, try these:

the Fool

Earthquake preparedness

Schrodinger’s Cat

Windows Vista



What is your favorite color?

The Who <ms. dewey seems to confuse them with Pink Floyd>

Hunchback of Notre Dame


Eddie Izzard

Power Tools

Microsoft Office

Bruce Campbell

A problem of type 2049 has occurred

What is the average air-speed velocity of an un-laden swallow?

Private Ryan

Does it rain in Seattle? <Try this one three times>

Wake up call

Ms. Dewey ringtones

CSI ringtones

I mean – can you figure out who even runs the site? Or what marketing purpose may be behind it? Do you care? Knowing a little about the production side I can tell you that the amount of money that it takes to put something like this up is, well, staggering.

If this is viral marketing, exactly what are we supposed to be catching?

Comments (1)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Well it’s true. Earlier this month I stumbled across a nifty search site Ms. (you should…