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You might hate me for this--I hate one of my roommates for beckoning me over to the television, rewinding the program she'd recorded, and insisting I see this video. It is a trailer clip by musical artist Nassiri, which is currently running as a commercial. We saw it during Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC, and apparently it's showing up on other news channels. Some may experience this earnest, enthusiastic tribute to their Savior's upcoming holy day, whereas others might find it to be a sort of psychedelic, assault-on-the-senses, bit of Christianity-meets-Bollywood weirdness.

Incidentally, the Iranian-born Nassiri has his US roots here in Los Angeles, and once owned a salon in Beverly Hills. Who knew? (I would link to his official bio page, but it plays music and I can't figure out how to make it stop.)

I don't know whether you will thank me or curse me that it is a mere 30 second spot, and not the whole song. Happy 4:20 video time. And Happy Birthday, Jesus!