↑ Watch Amazon’s “Life in Seattle” recruitment video.
To woo hordes of tech workers away from the cities they’ve already consumed (see San Francisco) Amazon made a recruitment video (see above) to sell people on the awesome lifestyle they’ll have working for Amazon in Seattle.
Folks in Seattle have responded with parodies that reflect the growing resentment of tech’s influence on the city. This one was produced by local rapper Spekulation:
Another comes from one of Seattle’s most famous record labels, Sub Pop:
Laugh while you still can, Seattle.