“Breaking Bad” Wants to Blow Half of Your Face Off | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it

The rise of reality TV proved that plenty of viewers just want to see themselves onscreen, so to speak....

 

...AMC’s “Go Fring Yourself” app is a new promotion for the forthcoming season premiere of its violent meth-focused hit series, Breaking Bad. The cheekily titled app allows viewers to slip into the half-vaporized skin of series villain Gus Fring, who met a memorably gory end in last season’s finale. Each user simply uploads a picture onto the app, in order to then watch Fring get blown up with their own face now grafted onto his, Cage/Travolta-style. Whatever you do, though, don’t forward the resulting footage on to your mother....