Video: The Goracle hologram

posted at 5:41 pm on July 8, 2007 by Allahpundit

Like the man himself, it’s not nearly as cool as it’s cracked up to be. Even in 2D form he looks bloated and uncomfortable.

Imagine the moving statues at Caesar’s Palace lecturing you about, say, traffic safety. It’s about half as cool as that.

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Did she say “Mr Allgore”? Well, coming from someone who invented the internet, I’m not surprised he can now beam himself all over the world. He collects more carbon offsets that way.

thedecider on July 8, 2007 at 5:47 PM

Even with the cooler technology, he still puts me to sleep.

thedecider on July 8, 2007 at 5:47 PM

Ha, the fat silouette cracked me up. And she said AlGore! One word. Has she been listening to Rush?

conservnut on July 8, 2007 at 5:49 PM

I wonder how much electricity that ego trip took

harrison on July 8, 2007 at 5:53 PM

Who does he think he is, Captain Picard?

drmanyee on July 8, 2007 at 5:54 PM

well, he did invent the internet. I wonder if he invented the hologram too?

Capitalist Infidel on July 8, 2007 at 5:55 PM

Imagine the moving statues at Caesar’s Palace lecturing you about, say, traffic safety. It’s about half as cool as that.

How dare you deprecate such a wonderful possible use for this technology. We need more, not less, self-righteous holograms in this world!

Also, I think the “AlGore!” thing was probably due to the weird (to our ears, of course) cadence that Japanese people sometimes use when speaking in English.

tad on July 8, 2007 at 5:56 PM

Surprised he didn’t say, “Help me Obi-Wan.”

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM

Oh. Sorry. Gore IS Obi-Wan.

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM

AH, you beat me to it. I’ve said it before to something less perfectly set up, but:

“Help us Obi Al Gorebi, you’re our only hope.”

LegendHasIt on July 8, 2007 at 6:02 PM

this twit is soooo full of himself!

Warner Todd Huston on July 8, 2007 at 6:04 PM

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM

Haha.

Spirit of 1776 on July 8, 2007 at 6:05 PM

Yeah, he’s AllGore, all gore all the time.
He sounds like a teacher trying to explain a subject to a classroom full of retarded kids.. Oh he is? no wonder.

TheSitRep on July 8, 2007 at 6:05 PM

The intro music is hysterical.

Lee on July 8, 2007 at 6:11 PM

Yeah, he’s AllGore, all gore all the time.
He sounds like a teacher trying to explain a subject to a classroom full of retarded kids.. Oh he is? no wonder.

TheSitRep on July 8, 2007 at 6:05 PM

Oh my! He IS the film strip voice of my childhood! (showing my age)

Wow! He transcends time and space from the 60′s!

CrimsonFisted on July 8, 2007 at 6:12 PM

So it’s true..he’s a Sith Lord.

j0 on July 8, 2007 at 6:25 PM

Oh my God. What a total and complete tool/idiot. He DOES sound like he’s trying to talk down to a classroom full of retarded kids. “The greatest danger to the planet”? I thought our greatest danger was terrorism or something like that. Forgive me.
I’m surprised he didn’t use his usual introduction for himself:”Hi, I’m the former NEXT President of the United States”. You know, still whining about being robbed of his election.

SuperManGreenLantern on July 8, 2007 at 6:25 PM

Maybe he’s always been a hologram. Just a sickening trick played on the American people.

I mean, has anyone ever really touched him?

BacaDog on July 8, 2007 at 6:27 PM

Doesn’t he realize that the amazing technology that make holograms and the internet possible is reliant upon fossil fuels to generate their power?

If he had his way, us surfs, the few left after the mass starvation, would be living in mud huts cooking our gruel cakes over dung fires.

I guess in the coming Goracle utopia these amazing technologies will be only available to “special people” who can afford his carbon credits.

DeathB4Tyranny on July 8, 2007 at 6:28 PM

I don’t think he got to Tokyo on his bicycle.

Jeff on July 8, 2007 at 6:30 PM

I’m not a real polititcian, I just play one on T.V.

Algore is like a recurring character on the Simpsons. The humor is in how pathetic the character is. Global warming will be a running joke in a short while. Think of what happened to the song “Feelings”. Yah, it’ll be like that.

Mojave Mark on July 8, 2007 at 6:34 PM

Imagine how disappointed you’d be if you came to see Laser Zeppelin and got that crap instead.

ReubenJCogburn on July 8, 2007 at 6:38 PM

That was scary, I kept waiting for him to explode.

mesablue on July 8, 2007 at 6:43 PM

The Dutch subtitles don’t do holo-gore justice.

All they need to say is “Klootzak” over and over.

(Is that Theo Van Gogh I hear spinning in his jihad-supplied grave?)

And what did this Holo Cost?

profitsbeard on July 8, 2007 at 6:58 PM

Can’t we just lock the holodeck door and leave him in there forever?

infidel4life on July 8, 2007 at 6:58 PM

Even if someone could touch him, why in the world would they want to do so! Maybe what he is suffering from is contagious and you would catch it and become just like him; “full of sound and fury and signifying nothing”. Apologies to Shakespeare.

TruthToBeTold on July 8, 2007 at 7:20 PM

“Boldly going to a new low, where no man has gone before”.

amerpundit on July 8, 2007 at 7:24 PM

she said AlGore! One word. Has she been listening to Rush?

conservnut on July 8, 2007 at 5:49 PM

I noticed that too, best part!

You know, if we elect him he can rule even if he dies….

BobH on July 8, 2007 at 7:25 PM

Hollowgram, or Hologram?

Limerick on July 8, 2007 at 7:27 PM

the say the hologram adds 50lbs

BobH on July 8, 2007 at 7:43 PM

Dear Algore:

I watched the video of your holographic presentation in Tokyo. While it was wonderful as always, I did have a minor concern. While I know that someone as marvelous, intelligent, wealthy, sensitive, caring, impressive, knowledgeable and just all around groovy guy as yourself does not need opinions from we peon masses to continue your exalted wonderfulness I just felt compelled to write anyway. There is that off chance that none of those close to you who think nearly as highly of you as you think of yourself have pointed this out yet.

My concern is that perhaps you were not quite patronizing, and condescending enough in your presentation. I could see how some people might walk out at the end of the evening thinking that perhaps they were as good as you, as caring as you, just as, well, nearly as groovy a guy as you. I would suggest that in future presentations you turn up the condensation a few notches. We need to make sure that the entire world knows, loves and respects you with the same fervor that we American self-haters do otherwise, you run the risk of not becoming the Uber-Overmaster of the New World Democratic Order of Nations United in an Equitably Low Standard Of Living, which would, of course, be simply tragic. If you are not the Uber-Master, there would be the risk that some leftist elitists may have to share a low standard of living with the commoners we are helping by enforcing the lowest common denominator.

For the sake of the planet and all of us who are better than everyone else because we care more than they do, please just consider it.

K-THNKS B-BYE

deepdiver on July 8, 2007 at 7:48 PM

Yoda says: “Disturbing that display was. Fall prey to the overtures of Darth Warming you must not.”

CP on July 8, 2007 at 7:55 PM

All we see is Algore. All we hear is Algore.

ZK on July 8, 2007 at 8:04 PM

Did she say “al-Gore”? Like bin Laden or al-Tikriti?

IreneFingIrene on July 8, 2007 at 8:05 PM

AP, I will have you know that the statues at Caesars Palace only fry two or three synapses, Goracle has the capacity to melt the whole brain.

TwinkietheKid on July 8, 2007 at 8:06 PM

He’s obviously a Borg.

“Use of the label “Borg” when applied in popular culture to an individual or entity reflects a rather distasteful impression that the referenced person or organization is less than human, bent on controlling or dominating at all costs and regardless of moral considerations.”

synycalwon on July 8, 2007 at 8:08 PM

This man is absolutley disgusting. He sounds almost like the leader of a cult…

Jezla on July 8, 2007 at 8:09 PM

A large steaming pile of manure.

Calculate that carbon footprint.

freebird on July 8, 2007 at 8:30 PM

“Hollow” gram

Marconi on July 8, 2007 at 8:37 PM

Allgor, is that a type of Manbearpig?

Seixon on July 8, 2007 at 8:38 PM

Damn, the hologram looks like it adds 20 lbs to the speaker.

Mindcrime on July 8, 2007 at 8:40 PM

deepdiver on July 8, 2007 at 7:48 PM

My concern is that perhaps you were not quite patronizing, and condescending enough in your presentation. I could see how some people might walk out at the end of the evening thinking that perhaps they were as good as you, as caring as you, just as, well, nearly as groovy a guy as you. I would suggest that in future presentations you turn up the condensation a few notches.

Nice. Was mentally changing “condensation” to “condescension” when I thought, no, deepdiver has seen Algore’s sweaty shirt today! You go!

inviolet on July 8, 2007 at 8:59 PM

why it’s almost human. Kept waiting for mini-Mitt to come out and kick his…

PowWow on July 8, 2007 at 9:12 PM

Wow, isn’t technology wonderful! To make a one dimensional man appear to be two dimensional. Wow! Next, they will discover a way to give the ALGORE hologram a personality. Wow!

Helloyawl on July 8, 2007 at 9:33 PM

Algore, please help us. You are our only hope.

jihadwatcher on July 8, 2007 at 9:38 PM

Surprised he didn’t say, “Help me Obi-Wan.”

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM

Oh. Sorry. Gore IS Obi-Wan.

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM
AH, you beat me to it. I’ve said it before to something less perfectly set up, but:

“Help us Obi Al Gorebi, you’re our only hope.”

LegendHasIt on July 8, 2007 at 6:02 PM

Damn, I was too late, and my snarky reference was already used.

sigh.

Fight Al Gore: Burn more stuff.

(Hmmm… that sounds a little too pyromaniac for me… maybe: Support the Planet: Invest in Industrial Efficency, not Carbon Credits. )

Jones Zemkophill on July 8, 2007 at 9:47 PM

Who does he think he is? God? This guy sucks.

jaleach on July 8, 2007 at 10:04 PM

Umm.. Glass and a front projection system. David Blane’s levitation trick takes more effort.

Skywise on July 8, 2007 at 10:13 PM

Never a light saber around when you need one.

IrishEyes on July 8, 2007 at 10:18 PM

Wow Gore and the Enviro Commies are so hypocritical, as if they care about the Earth for the sake of future Children!!?? I wonder how many carbon offsets you get for an abortion?

Irenaeus on July 8, 2007 at 10:46 PM

wow, that was boring

Quiglag on July 8, 2007 at 10:49 PM

LOL…! Light saber… Light sa…, oh there it is. Bububrrr, whoosh, swish…! Heh.

He DOES seem to be trying to present himself as ‘a’ god. Reminds me of the alien at the end of “Men in Black” who bags his earth marble. Outer space is no place to be losing your marbles, Algore.

And YES…, the Japanese babe who introduced him said Algore too. That must have stung him later. Go Rushbo…!

She also called his ‘book’ THE an inconvenient truth… Gotta love those typical school-taught Japanese English traits. ;) I spend half my week trying to fix what they break. I teach languages here.

Rugged Individual on July 8, 2007 at 10:53 PM

Appropriately, Comedy Central is airing ManBearPig right now.

The Monster on July 8, 2007 at 11:11 PM

This man is absolutley disgusting. He sounds almost like the leader of a cult…

Jezla on July 8, 2007 at 8:09 PM

Is global warmimg not the new popular religion of the left ? I thought it was.

SIJ6141 on July 8, 2007 at 11:17 PM

It’s like a Disney World conspiracy!

bloggless on July 8, 2007 at 11:19 PM

At least the holo version can be shut off and made to go away.

And is actually more interesting then the original.

G-man on July 8, 2007 at 11:25 PM

Surprised he didn’t say, “Help me Obi-Wan.”

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM

Oh. Sorry. Gore IS Obi-Wan.

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM

naliaka on July 8, 2007 at 5:58 PM
AH, you beat me to it. I’ve said it before to something less perfectly set up, but:

“Help us Obi Al Gorebi, you’re our only hope.”

LegendHasIt on July 8, 2007 at 6:02 PM

Obi Wan was my kneejerk reaction, but then I realized: Emperor Palpatine communicated by hologram as well.

bikermailman on July 8, 2007 at 11:45 PM

Could only listen for a few seconds…fell asleep…just woke up…figured it out, finally. Mr. Gore is a hologram.

And now I finally know why he bores me silly. How about you?

Entelechy on July 9, 2007 at 12:21 AM

Did anybody else notice the tonal Morse Code at the beginning of the clip, before the introducer girl?

Arrogance on parade.

Freelancer on July 9, 2007 at 1:28 AM

That was borderline vomit inducing… and who else is sick of them pretending 2 Billion people were tuning in? I know, they were careful with the exact language.. but I’ve been hearing that “more than 2 billion” number printed everywhere.

RightWinged on July 9, 2007 at 2:37 AM

I want the woman hologram back. Now.

Oh, and AlGore’s hologram didn’t remind me of Obi-Wan, more like Senator Palpatine. The appearance of a noble man who is in truth the Lord of the Sith.

BKennedy on July 9, 2007 at 2:39 AM

I just liked the end, when he disappeared with a phffffttt!! sound. Wishful thinking.

Last is First on July 9, 2007 at 2:55 AM

Did anybody else notice the tonal Morse Code at the beginning of the clip, before the introducer girl?

Arrogance on parade.

Freelancer on July 9, 2007 at 1:28 AM

Don’t forget, “S.O.S.” stands for something else, as well… This was plenty of it, n’est ce pas?

Captain Scarlet on July 9, 2007 at 3:45 AM

We could use this technology to change the world. A giant hologram in the sky, a prohpet, maybe somewhat resembling the “one true prophet”…telling people to put down their guns and swords, that they’ve got it all wrong.

nyrofan on July 9, 2007 at 11:34 AM

I can’t believe it, the concerts worked, He saved the world!!! The temperature is about 30 degrees below average. That Algore is a genius, why can’t we elect someone that smart as president??? I’ll be right back, I have to mail him a check…

striper1 on July 9, 2007 at 12:12 PM

Oops!

I accidently pulled the plug on this bloviating moron’s hologram….

My bad!

georgej on July 9, 2007 at 7:34 PM