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Friday Pointless
Because it's funny and "awesome"

15 February 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  |  Source: Daily Motion

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For no good reason, other than it's Friday afternoon and you probably gave up doing anything useful hours ago, we thought you might like this ad that Michael Bay's made for Verizon.

Verizon is a US inter...wait, you really don't care do you? Just watch this, enjoy and maybe like Michael Bay a little more for being happy to make fun of himself.




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Your Comments

I liked him
I agree with the fact that the island and pearl harbour where disgraceful, but Bad boys 1 and 2 and Armageddon and Transformers i liked. Easy to watch, which is nice once in a while. He really isn't that bad!!! The advert was kinda funny - not as good as last week but the pool n BBQ bit made me chuckle! More

Posted by plum bob at 19:38 on 17 February 2008 | Report This Post

Funny
THIS IS... HILARIOUS!... and quit ripin on Bay everyone his movies aren't THAT bad! More

Posted by Tombo1983 at 10:03 on 17 February 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Friday Pointless
The Island? Pearl Harbor? sorry, it sounded like you had those in your DVD collection Boredblue, whats even more concerning is that you seem to actually have -enjoyed- them. (Even Bad Boys 1 & 2 are rather iffy when it comes to quality action movie making). When Mr Bay does action right, it can be spectacular. When he fails miserably in a hopeless puddle of festering cinematic poop it results in The Island and Pearl Harbor. If you are going to make such a fantastically sweeping statement as More

Posted by jambobjam at 00:28 on 17 February 2008 | Report This Post

Bay is the action king
BAD BOYS 1 & 2, THE ROCK, ARMAGEDDON,PEARL HARBOR, THE ISLAND AND TRANSFORMERS,movies that any self respecting action junkie should and does own. And since Jim Cameron has been a tad slack with his output of late, I'd have to say that Michael Bay is THE action director of the moment More

Posted by boredbluekoala at 23:25 on 16 February 2008 | Report This Post

I like Michael Bay. Sort of. He's a fantastic action director that shines when he gets to ignore such frivolities as plots and character development. Don't ask him about Blu-Ray though... More

Posted by John Firth at 19:05 on 16 February 2008 | Report This Post

What, no helicopters flying past in slow motion? How's that supposed to be awesome? Still pretty funny, though. "Genius". More

Posted by Goa.Dragon at 14:25 on 16 February 2008 | Report This Post

it's not as awesome as 'f**king Matt Damon', though... More

Posted by Stalla at 00:09 on 16 February 2008 | Report This Post

crap. More

Posted by Leeorami 2.0 at 23:58 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Friday Pointless
That was brilliant! I forgive him for all that non-story-led shite he makes. Love that pool scene with the Transformer! I'm struggling to write the A-word.... Darn it! I can't resist! AWESOME! More

Posted by eaws1 at 22:45 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

They missed the point!
There are no cars being trashed/blown-up/used to kill other cars/. What's Bayhem without carmageddon! More

Posted by Bluehawk at 22:17 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
Awesome! More

Posted by pablohoolio at 22:04 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
That was quite funny - I guess Bay didn't direct it. More

Posted by Dirty Hartigan at 21:34 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

RE:
That was very funny, I have to say. I particularly enjoyed the little "genius" line at the beginning when he's watching footage of explosions on the TV. Kudos to Michael Bay; who woulda thunk it, eh? :P More

Posted by LeChuck at 20:52 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

This, and some of Sean Connery's screen time in The Rock, are the only things that Michael Bay has been involved in that didn't SUCK. More

Posted by coljohnmatrix at 19:59 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

AWSOME!!!!
I might just forgive him for Bad Boys 2 after seeing that. FRIGGIN' AWSOME!! It's not quite awsome enough to atone for Pearl Harbour though. I want those three hours of my life back damn it! More

Posted by Waylander.2007 at 19:42 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

Definitely awesome. More

Posted by doctorolorinbats1975 at 19:12 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

No wonder all his films look like shampoo adverts, look at his 'Just For Men' Haircut. More

Posted by CameronJames at 18:02 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

Holy Crap That's AWESOME!
I wish that had been a Super Bowl ad, it was fantastic and awesome! More

Posted by lizzygilly at 17:24 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

Awesome... funny guy More

Posted by johnacide27 at 16:05 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

HAHA! Respect to Michael Bay. Awesome. More

Posted by riothejedi at 15:49 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

Want it!
I want fibreoptics in my home.....especially if they go BOOM!!! Awesome More

Posted by vader100 at 15:44 on 15 February 2008 | Report This Post

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