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Topic: viral video
While at first glance Courtney Stodden’s new commercial may look like a shameless publicity stunt for FreeCreditReport.com, it’s actually offering us a complex message about the way we look at our dwindling domestic fishing industry, our neverending need to catch on to the next biggest thing and most interestingly, our views on mermaid-human sex.
Oh hello, new candidate for Cutest Animal I’ve Ever Seen. More
If you weren’t one of the 32 million people who have seen the Honey Badger video that went viral last year, then you’ve obviously been living under a rock. And you know what? Honey Badger doesn’t give a shit. Why? He’s pretty badass, that’s why. More
This girl makes Kresyshawn look like Ghostface, Rakim and Jay-Z, all rolled into one rap genius. More
Look at those two Sodomites, just tearing away at the roots of the American family. More
A Welsh journalist named Jon Ronson has just released a mini-documentary on the making of the viral behemoth that is Rebecca Black’s “Friday,” and it’s notable mainly for the cuckoo behavior of Ark Music Factory founder Patrice Wilson. More
Daniel Radcliffe is on Broadway right now in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, so it only makes sense that the next step was combining Harry Potter and a Broadway musical. Youtuber Tessa Netting enlisted friends to make this great mashup of Harry Potter and The Book of Mormon. Even though the resemblances aren’t perfect (a brunette Hermione?), the song parody is pitch-perfect. More
Last week, we posted a video of Sgt. Scott Moore, a Marine currently stationed in Afghanistan, asking actress Mila Kunis if she’d be his date to the Marine Corps Ball this November. Well, the video went viral and evidently it paid off for Sgt. Moore – after her friend and costar Justin Timberlake told Mila about the video, she accepted the offer. More
What would you get if you crossed the opening number of Hairspray with Harry Potter? This chick, who looks like she could be Head Cheerleader of Slytherin House, singing an ode to Voldemort to the tune of “Good Morning Baltimore.” More
Love Game of Thrones and want it to come back for season 2 as soon as possible? You can tide yourself over with this awesome violin cover of the show’s opening theme. More
Creepy Things That Seem Real But Aren’t is a series that explores modern urban legends, bringing you a new tale each week.
Hijacking is a frightening concept. Whether it’s an airplane getting hijacked by a person or a person getting hijacked by something else, the idea of losing control over something you thought you had complete control over has the power to terrify more than you might necessarily think possible. But terrify, it does. Have you ever heard of broadcast signal intrusion? It’s a real thing; it’s what happens when clever people manage to hack their way into radio, television… anything broadcasting a signal. Once they’ve taken over, the hackers can disseminate anything they like over a frequency that is not theirs to use. Naturally, you can see the problems inherent in such an intrusion. You can also probably see that this is the basis for this week’s tale, which we’ll call:
THE WYOMING INCIDENT More
Damn, this guy sure knows how to dance on rollerblades and he just won’t quit! Where’s your helmet, buddy? More
Ohai, baby raccoon. Are you confused about what water is? Didn’t you go to science class? Idiot. Bonus: this little critter is apparently named Tyrone Biggums. Aww!