Thanks to today's technology, the Beatles' late lead singer John Lennon is being featured in a new TV advertisement for charity, twenty-eight years after his death. The singer's widow, Yoko Ono allowed the use of voice and images of her husband for One Laptop Per Child Foundation, which is campaigning to supply computers to children in the developing world. The commercial used the same digital technology as in other advertisements that brought back deceased celebrities like Jim Henson and Fred Astaire.
You can watch it here; personally, I think it's creepy and cheap, but what the hell. In any case, I'll have a link to the Courtney Love approved spot featuring Kurt Cobain hawking infant formula tomorrow.