By now, most of us have seen Dove’s “Sketches” video wherein several unsuspecting women describe to a sketch artist how thoroughly hideous they believe their faces truly are (spoiler alert: it’s totally not true). “Sketches,” however, seems to come from as sincere a place as anything created on behalf of a giant corporation that has, for years, mined the anxieties women have about their appearance.
This parody of the Dove video doesn’t so much poke fun at Dove’s corporate tear-mongering so much as it pokes at the huge gender gap of appearance anxiety. Watch as several unsuspecting men boast about their chiseled features, only to find out the identity-shattering truth: they actually look like creatures “straight out of Mordor.”
via Daniel Extra