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Fake And Real Movie Trailers Blur The Line Of Fact And Fiction

Fake And Real Movie Trailers Blur The Line Of Fact And Fiction

Recently, Slate discussed a trailer for the is-it-or-isnt-it-a-movie Bad Ass.  Starring Danny Trejo, the ultra-grizzled character actor from the movie Heat and star of the Robert Rodriguez fake-trailer-turned-movie Machete, Bad Ass had David Haglund debating whether the trailer was real or not, and mentioned that …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – New Years Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   New Years Edition

I originally intended to skip this column this week, instead replacing it with a year-end "best viral videos" round up that would cover all of the last 52 weeks in hilarious viral action. However, a funny thing happened throughout the week that I should have …

Videos That Didn’t Make The Cut – Other YouTube Hits From 2011

Videos That Didnt Make The Cut   Other YouTube Hits From 2011

One day, I hope, YouTube will make better filters for their site so that almost any search will be relevant to your needs.  For instance, the following is a list of videos that I had to use mad search skills to find.  You'd think two …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Lightsaber Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Lightsaber Edition

Friday is always a tough day to focus on work. With the weekend near, it can be hard to focus on the pile of paperwork in front of you. And since tomorrow's Christmas Eve, most of you are probably even more distracted than usual. Which …

Popular Twitter Feed “S*** Girls Say” Becomes A Web Series

Popular Twitter Feed S*** Girls Say Becomes A Web Series

It's a flimsy premise, to be sure, but I know lots of people out there will find this really funny.  "S*** Girls Say" has over 60,000 Twitter followers, and is run by writers/comedians Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard.  They released their first episode on December …

Louis CK Tries Online Video Experiment With $5 Downloadable Comedy Show

Louis CK Tries Online Video Experiment With $5 Downloadable Comedy Show

Louis C.K. is widely recognized as one of the best stand-up comics working today.  A former writer for The Late Show With David Letterman, The Dana Carvey Show, The Chris Rock Show, and Late Night With Conan O'Brien, Louis C.K.'s stand-up really took off in …

Old Spice Man Returns For Christmas Gift-Giving Video Spree

Old Spice Man Returns For Christmas Gift Giving Video Spree

The Old Spice Man is back. Yes, he's still in a towel, but because it's Christmas season, he's also wearing a festive scarf. And he's traded the bathroom as a setting for something that is either a cabin in the woods or a sauna (or …

An Interview With Jim Meskimen, YouTube Success Story & Man Of Many Voices

An Interview With Jim Meskimen, YouTube Success Story & Man Of Many Voices

Jim Meskimen is an actor who has worked steadily since Ron Howard's 1994 film The Paper.  He has a varied career, one filled with voice work for animated films and TV shows along with video games.  His IMDB page is absolutely stacked with character acting …

Vimeo Asks Its Community For Fake Trailers This Weekend

Vimeo Asks Its Community For Fake Trailers This Weekend

You gotta love Vimeo.  It's the video geek's version of YouTube, not nearly as large as the Google-owned property, but the enthusiasm is fantastic there.  And one of the best things about Vimeo is their weekend projects.  Recently, they did their second annual One Day …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Fails Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Fails Edition

Well, for those of us in the online video world, the Earth stopped momentarily yesterday when YouTube announced their new redesign. The majority of the early reaction appears to be negative, which is to be expected with an overhaul as big as this one. But …

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