Mr Sufjan Stevens is no stranger to all things odd, strange, and off-kilter, but his new seven-part promotional video series might just take the biscuit. The clips, which you can watch below, present Stevens’ new Christmas boxset Silver & Gold as a law firm that specialises in suing Santa (Bob Loblaw, anyone?), a fictitious upcoming monster truck rally, a sitcom (complete with canned laughter), and (my personal favourite) a “Between Two Ferns” rip-off, “Betwixt Two Furs.” The clips, created by Stevens, Jeff Shoop, and Rosie Thomas (brought to life as her alter-ego Shelia Saputo) are dubbed as the “Friendship Slay Ride” series, and it might the best advertisement for things that don’t exist. At least you take in the five-volume boxset to fill you with that festive joy. Watch the clips below.
“Silver and Gold Informercial”
“Betwixt Two Furs”
“It’s Just Sheila”
“Friendship Sleigh Ride”
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