The Taiwanese animators’ take on the douchey price-gouging biotech CEO

by Joey deVilla on September 25, 2015

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My new rule about news stories is to ask the question: “What’s the wacky Taiwanese animator take on this? Then I go look, and I’m never disappointed.

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The rule held for the story of douchey price-gouging biotech CEO Martin Shkreli. The subtitles are in pretty good colloquial North American English, which makes me wonder what Mandarin words are getting translated into “douchebag” and “weasel”.

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The animators did a good job of riffing of the photos of Shkreli that have appeared online, whether he’s fancying himself a decent rapper, or tooling around on his toolbag scooter:

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And, to satisfy many visceral urges, they’ve take care to include a lot of scenes in which Shkreli gets the crap kicked out of him.

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Here’s the video:

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