Come profit with us, says founder of fake online university

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Monday, January 6, 2014

“They really turned my desperation into profit!”

“Enrolling was easy because they already had my credit-card information on file!”

Those are testimonials from what formerly might have been referred to as “students.” At the fictional For-Profit Online University, they’re “edu-customers” who, in the words of a school administrator, “pay a fee for a PHE-nomenal education.”

It’s part of an 11-minute mockumercial for the fake university that aired recently on the late-night cable channel Adult Swim.

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