Okay, That Chipotle Ad Is Amazing...But It's Also Not Honest

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Last week, a trailer/ad for a Chipotle game went viral—and if you've watched it, it's easy to see why. The ad creates a Pixar-esque world where one brave Scarecrow decides to stop participating in a culture of processed, genetically altered food.

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It's good...but also kind of weird to think about, when you consider Chipotle is a corporation itself (making the message seem a little conflicted), and no matter how well-delivered the ad is, it's still trying to sell you a product/brand. Also, it definitely uses meat products.

Enter the Funny or Die folk, who have created a more honest parody of the ad, where Chipotle is more upfront about their intention and manipulation. This version even has its own version of that haunting Fiona Apple song!

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Here's the original, for comparison's sake.

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Not to mention that there is nothing inherently wrong with genetically engineering food.