Google CEO Eric Schmidt During Sun's Halcyon Days

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2010-03-01 Print this article Print

My, how the years change us.

Several Websites unearthed this 1986 clip of an April Fool's Day prank on Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who was then a less-than-studly vice president of Sun Microsystems:

The prank, in which Schmidt's office furniture was removed and replaced by a Volkswagen Beetle, is something out of an '80s movie glorifying teen and twenty-something shenanigans.

Think Animal House, Porky's, Meatballs or any one of those testosterone-infused vulgarity and nudity fests.

Here, though, Schmidt was clearly going for the look immortalized in Revenge of the Nerds.

With April Fool's Day exactly one month away, maybe Microsoft will sue Google for anticompetitive practices or something.

Except that wouldn't be a joke now, would it? |

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