Geek-off: Bill Gates vs. Napoleon Dynamite
Does Jon Heder do bar mitzvahs? Seems like the actor will don his fright wig and reprise his role as Napoleon Dynamite (near left) for any occasion — the MTV Movie Awards, the Utah state fair, and now, a software developers’ conference in Los Angeles. Shown at the gathering was a video promoting Microsoft’s upcoming version of Office, in which Heder’s character takes over the reins of Microsoft from Bill Gates (far left) after beating him in a slap-off. Sweet!
Apparently, this is the same video shown at an earlier digital technology conference in May hosted by the Wall Street Journal, which describes the sketch as containing a scene where Gates swipes tater tots from Napoleon’s plate, and another where a bicycling Napoleon pulls the Rollerblading mogul behind him on a tow line. (Gates on skates!)
Will someone please let us know when this video leaks onto the Web?
addCredit(“Bill Gates: Robert Sorto/AP Photo”)