It’s not often Hollywood and society come together to achieve a common goal, but when they do, the results are often dynamic, and this is the case with “Snapshot of America,” a video project funded by the US Census Bureau to let American citizens know 2010 is a census year. ‘Census year, what?’ you may be thinking. Is it that important? Well, a lot of people think it is, and the Census Bureau tapped none other than Hollywood mockumentary impresario Christopher Guest (Best In Show, Waiting for Guffman) to direct a series of five videos starring Ed Begley, Jr., Rachael Harris, Michael Hitchcock and Jennifer Coolidge, all whom have worked with Guest before, to get you excited about filling out those census forms! 2 of the five videos are being shown on television with the rest seeded online, and Wpromote is happy to announce our involvement in helping to spread … Continue reading
Another Friday is upon us. Another Viral Video Friday is here. Another round of applause for me Nike: The Human Chain Nike really knows how to connect with athletes and former athletes. Sprite: Spark If creativity was only this easy. Skype Is Mobile Do you remember Skype? Whale Expert: SeaWorld Attack Was ‘Premeditated’ There was a sad turn of events this week when a killer whale actually killed a Sea World Trainer. Windows 7 ‘My Idea’ parody by College Humor Let’s finish this VVF with a humorous end. See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.
Happy (early) Valentines Day. If you’re single, be thankful that it’s on Sunday and you don’t have to see your co-workers get flowers while you munch on chocolate…that you bought for yourself. Eating a box of chocolates won’t make you feel better, but these videos will. T-SHIRT WAR!! 2 men plus 2 days plus 222 tee shirts equals 2day’s top viral video. AccuWeather.com Snowpocalypse Now! Meteorologist Freakout I would freak out too if where I lived was supposed to get 14-22 inches of snow. However, I live in LA and it’s supposed to be 76 and sunny this weekend. The Man Your Man Could Smell Like Look down, back up. Where are you? You’re in your chair at work with the video “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” on the screen. Parisian Love In honor of Valentines Day, I present to you Google’s romantic Super Bowl commercial. For those … Continue reading
We’re one into 2010 already…can you believe it? This week we’ve got a prank gone awry, Apple’s new toy, choreographed inmates, how to report the news and a viral video scandal. Joel Branstrom Amazing Basketball Shot Do you remember this College Humor Prank Wars video? Well, a couple of high school students attempted to recreate this prank, on the girl’s basketball coach. Except he used to play basketball at the University of Kansas. Apple iPad Apple unveiled their newest gadget, the iPad. Let the feminine hygiene product jokes commence. Cebu Inmates Philippines dancing Nobody by Wonder Girls There are no gang wars during their recreation time, just dance practice. Charlie Brooker – How to Report the News You will find this humorous…unless you’re a street reporter. What Do You Think? American Idol’s viral sensation “Pants On The Ground” has been attacked and accused of plagiarism. Both are listed below, what … Continue reading
What a week it has been. There was the tragic earthquake in Haiti that devastated a nation but has united the world. The late night debacle at NBC and the beginning of American Idol’s 9th season (actually all unofficial videos of “Pants on the Ground” have been taken down) gave everyone a distraction amidst the sadness in Haiti. Here are a few more distractions. Sights and Sounds from Haiti Please remember to donate to those affected by this disaster. Kenneth the Page Interrupts the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien Late night hosts are having a field day with NBC’s mishandling of Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien’s respective shows and time slots. Here is one of many clips taking a swipe at NBC. Coca-Cola “Happiness Machine” What do you get when you put a generous Coke machine in a student union? Happiness. Guy Has Glasses Tattooed on His Face Some people … Continue reading
It’s a new year but the same old Viral Video Friday. To start off 2010 we have a brand new computer phone, a useless box, a daredevil, a lush of a diva, and a psuedo Na’vi. Nexus One: “Web Meets Phone” Google unveiled their answer to the iPhone this week, Nexus One. Will it be an iPhone killer? Only time will tell, but did anyone else find it interesting that Google highlighted the talking GPS feature? Can your iPhone do that? The Most Useless Machine EVER! Somehow, I don’t think this ranks up there with Eli Whitney’s the cotton gin. Travis Pastrana Jumps 269 Feet in Rally Car! Just down the 405 in Long Beach, California, Travis Pastrana pushes the envelope once again by jumping a rally car 269 feet. I think Red Bull had some sort of involvement. Mariah’s Bizarre Acceptance Speech Mariah Carey has been blowing up the … Continue reading