I’m gonna warn you right off the bat: this isn’t a normal installment of A Word From Our Sponsor. Most of the running time consists of a video essay that attempts to visually connect the dots from Apple’s “You’re More Powerful Than You Think” campaign back to Levi’s highly influential “Go Forth” campaign, all the way back to that campaign’s inspirations in the style of Terrence Malick – and forward again to the many, many copycats that Levi’s “Go Forth” campaign inspired.

The only clips not cited used in the mashup are:

“This Is a Generic Brand Video” from dissolve.com – http://youtu.be/2YBtspm8j8M
“BBFIII” and “Dead Flag Blues” by Godspeed You! Black Emperor – http://youtu.be/pP8XBJc2p_g and http://youtu.be/ZetR6oL4pJ0

“This is a Generic Brand Video” performed by Dallas McClain, originally written by Kendra Eash – http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/this-is-a-generic-brand-video

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