Watch Bob Woodward try and suss an iPad

The new Washington Post iPad app has dropped with a high production quality video featuring legendary American journo Bob Woodward, among other luminaries of US media. See the trailer:

Trailers for apps are becoming a trend. For example see the amazing New Yorker iPad app video featuring Jason Schwartzman and directed by Roman Coppola (as you can tell by the style):

Love it.

If I had to speculate, I would think this trend was probably spurred by the amazing Adam Lisagor (aka lonelysandwich) whose trailers for products such as Square (see all of the spots), Flipboard and Jambox have set the tech and design community alight.

About Younghusband

Sir Francis Edward Younghusband (1863-1942) was a British explorer, army officer, military-political officer, and foreign correspondent born in India who led expeditions into Manchuria, Kashgar, and Tibet. He three times tried and failed to scale Mt. Everest and journeyed from China to India, crossing the Gobi desert and the Mustagh Pass (alt. c.19,000 ft/5,791 m) of the Karakoram mountain range in modern day Pakistan. Convinced of Russian designs on British interests in India, Younghusband proactively engaged in the nineteenth century spying and conflict over Central Asia between the British and the Russians known as the Great Game. "Younghusband" is a Canadian who has spent a number of years bouncing back and forth between his home country and Japan. Fluent in Japanese and English with experience in numerous other languages from Spanish to Georgian, Younghusband has travelled throughout Asia. He graduated with an MA from the War Studies Department at the Royal Military College of Canada, where he focussed on the Japanese oil industry and energy security issues. He has recently returned to Canada from Japan, and is working in the technology sector.
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