Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld Microsoft Ads

It seems that Microsoft finally released its first video ad starring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld. It’s called Shoe Circus.


After a minute and 30 seconds, I just felt that there’s “nothing special”. I did have some type of high expectation when Seinfeld walked through the mall only to see Bill Gates trying on shoes at a Payless-type of shoe store. But that was about it.

It just didn’t work for me. It was just a wiggle that signaled that there is more to come from Microsoft in the future. I guess its only the first, but so much for first impressions right?

Meanwhile, as I was discussing this with Mike, he reminded me about another video that was about Bill Gates’ last day at Microsoft. Now that is funny: