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Say it ain't so: YouTube pulling Hitler spoofs

Regarding all those web parodies using footage of the Adolf Hitler character from the film "Downfall," the German production company that owns the film has asked YouTube to yank them all. "We as a corporation have a bit of an ambivalent view of it," says a spokesman for Constantin Film. "On the one hand we are proud the picture has such a huge fanbase and that people are using it for parody. On the other hand we are trying to protect the artists.” [That should say, "the previously obscure picture."] So, while it's still around, here's perhaps a last look at Tom Christie's hilarious spoof of Hitler blaming Eli Broad after discovering that, no, he did not get the job as director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.

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