In a famous mid 2000s Apple commercial, Justin Long plays the part of the hoodied, hip Silicon Valley inhabitant.
“I’m a Mac” he says, tucking his hands in his blue jeans while wearing sneakers.
Next to him, looking like a caricature of a corporate drone, John Hodgman sneezes—he’s got a virus.
“You better stay back, this one’s a doozy,” he says.
Unfazed, Long says he’s going to be “fine” because viruses hit “PCs, not Macs.”
The commercial perfectly represented what for a long time has been an unequivocal truth: Mac computers,
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