Coleman F. Sweeney is an asshole. He’s the type of person who buys truck nuts for his battered pickup to go along with his tacky bumper stickers and he shoots dogs with paintball guns that crap in his yard. He’s also the center of a new PSA from Donate Life America, a group that works to encourage people to sign up as organ donors.

Portrayed by Thomas Jane (The ExpanseThe Punisher), Sweeney’s story is played out in a deceptively touching short film that draws you in before it flips to a genuinely powerful reveal. The narration by Will Arnett (Arrested Development, Bojack Horseman) doesn’t hurt.

It’s a fun, hilariously crude piece of advertising

It’s a funny and crude work of advertising that highlights a pretty important issue:…

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First published at: August 8, 2016 at 03:58AM.
Syndicated from: http://www.theverge.com/2016/8/7/12399252/terrible-person-charles-sweeney-organ-donation-thomas-jane