We tread carefully with our pick of the viral videos this week. We assume they are the genuine article but you never know where Jimmy Kimmel will strike next….enjoy the serious Monty Python trailer, watch a guy fall for his wife all over again and find out all about Reddit.
Comedian and internet troll genius Jimmy Kimmel has revealed that he was behind the recent ‘Twerk Fail – Girl Catches Fire’ video that has taken YouTube by storm over the past week. He let us in on the secret on his ABC show in a video about a video that’s about to go viral itself.
It’s Labor Day in the U.S. and Canada and we bring you a round up of some of our favorite videos – about the history of the day itself and also about some of the activities that millions of North Americans will be enjoying. Happy Labor Day to all of our readers!
Fun Video Friday will cure your boredom by giving you tons of supercuts, a How It Should Have Ended for Pacific Rim, and even a Vsauce video on why you were bored in the first place. Plus, tons of terrific covers, a capella renditions, and a super stunt from Devin Supertramp.
The Fine Bros. got kids to react to the “controversial” Cheerios ad showing a biracial couple. The reactions, without any context given to them beforehand, are awesome. It’s a small sample size of children, but maybe we have hope as a human race.
A new white paper from Unruly called “The Science of Sharing” says stop trying to be funny, launch your campaigns on Wednesday for the best sharing, and try to have more than one emotional trigger in your ads.
It’s interesting trying to figure out “how to make a viral video.” Chances are, though, if you have “viral” in mind while making a video you’re probably not thinking the right way. Anyway, here’s a video from Hunka Wunda (and bonus vids from Daily Grace and Nigahiga) that tell you the secrets of viral video creation.
The new season of Arrested Development came with lots of high hopes and expectations. And like all things where fans demand to be entertained exactly as they were before, those hopes and dreams were given a reality check. However, this season of Arrested Development is just as good. It’s just different.
Did you ever want to see what would happen if Superman kicked a man in the balls? Did you really want to see Patton Oswalt’s Star Wars filibuster from Parks & Recreation to come to life? Did you ever want to see a zombie feed on brains in a drive thru? Look no further.
YouTube’s Comedy Week looks like it might be really funny. But they’re not relying on merely spreading the word: they’ve got videos chock full of stars promoting the event. From The Lonely Island to Sarah Silverman to Epic Meal Time to even Arnold Schwarzenegger.