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Cute “Dumb Ways to Die” Parody Promotes NASA with “Cool Things to Find”

A couple of weeks ago, a quirky little ad campaign for train safety went viral, generating nearly 30 million pageviews to date. Produced for Melbourne, Australia’s Metro Trains, “Dumb Ways to Die” featured cute little creatures finding unique ways to …

These Professional Clickers Are Waiting to Make Your Content Go Viral These Professional Clickers Are Waiting to Make Your Content Go Viral

Clicks are everything, right? But of course, sometimes they are just too hard to come by. I mean, who has the time to develop and pursue a real viral campaign anymore? Your viral content needs views – or at least …

Yes, You Really Are Racist Says This Twitter Account
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Here’s a new parody Twitter account to follow. People say a lot of interesting things on Twitter. It’s a public forum where any individual is only a few thumb-clicks away from releasing whatever brain diarrhea they happen to form in …

Parody Envisions the New Star Wars Director Brainstorm Over at Disney HQ
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Now that the Star Wars franchise is in the (hopefully) capable hands of Disney, people are already speculating as to who might helm the next installment, slated for a 2015 release. This clever parody imagines what might be going on …

Facebook Reclaims Its “X Are Like Facebook” Ad Campaign Facebook Reclaims Its “X Are Like Facebook” Ad Campaign

In early October, Facebook made a pretty huge, but pretty unsurprising announcement. The company had officially crossed the one billion monthly active user mark. To accompany the news, Facebook unveiled its first-ever TV ad, “Chairs.” The ad compared Facebook to …

“Banned” iPad Mini Promo Makes Sure We Know It’s Not an iPod Touch

Making fun of those white-background Apple product launch videos is one of the internet’s favorite parody styles, and the iPad mini with its disappointing (to some) sets of specs and high price tag is ripe for such ridicule. No retina …

Breaking Bad Meets Taylor Swift in “We Are Never Ever Gonna Cook Together”
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Over the years, Breaking Bad‘s Walt and Jesse have weathered a tempestuous relationship – one not unlike that of a teen couple in love. In like. Whatever. They’ve had their ups and downs, their breakups and their hookups. And most …

Larry Page Parody Twitter Account Had A Blast With Google’s Earnings Blunder Larry Page Parody Twitter Account Had A Blast With Google’s Earnings Blunder

As you may have heard, Google had something of a blunder on Thursday, when its earnings report was released several hours early while the market was very open. The big problem was that Google missed estimates, and shares immediately began …

This Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Parody Makes A Statement This Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Parody Makes A Statement
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Last week, Facebook announced that it surpassed a billion users, and launched a new ad comparing the social network to chairs. Jokes were made, and parody videos were constructed. This one compared Facebook to toilets. This one brought up heroin …

Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Gets Another Parody: This One Includes Heroin Facebook “Chairs” Commercial Gets Another Parody: This One Includes Heroin

We showed you one parody of Facebook’s new “chairs” commercial. That one specifically compared Facebook to toilets. Here’s another one, which goes a bit further, including toilet paper, masturbation, heroin and people with hooks for hands. [via TNW]

Steve Jobs Hologram Appears At iPhone 5 Event, Raps (In This Parody Video) Steve Jobs Hologram Appears At iPhone 5 Event, Raps (In This Parody Video)

The Apple parody videos just never stop, do they? This one from MondoMedia comes just ahead of Apple’s big iPhone 5 press event, and features a Steve Jobs hologram at the actual event. And he’s not happy. Just so you …

iPhone 5 Parody Promo Takes Photo Obsession to its Logical Conclusion

With all of the rumors, leaked designs, and general posturing about Apple’s new iPhone, I’m happy to report that it can all come to an end. That’s because the internet has given us the official leaked iPhone 5 promo video. …

A Different, Funnier Take On That Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial A Different, Funnier Take On That Martin Scorsese Siri Commercial

Last week, we showed you an a new iPhone 4S commercial featuring Martin Scorsese using Siri. While much tamer, we couldn’t help but be reminded of a certain uncomfortable scene in Scorsese’s Taxi Driver. Now, there’s a funnier take on …

Pee-Wee Herman Is The Best Batman

I will not apologize. I’m a huge fan of Paul Reubens and his creation – Pee-Wee Herman. Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure is still one of the finest comedies ever made, and I watch reruns of Pee-Wee’s Playhouse to this day. That’s …

Call Me Maybe Spawns Tons Of Imitators [Videos]

When a song grabs the country by storm a couple of things happen. The biggest being the pure amount of cover videos on youtube that show up. Happened to “Baby Baby Baby” by Justin Beiber, happened to “All The Single …

John Malkovich Siri Ad Inspires Parody Twitter Account John Malkovich Siri Ad Inspires Parody Twitter Account

You may recall a couple weeks ago, when Apple started airing two new commercials for the iPhone 4S – Siri, specifically – starring John Malkovich. The two ads showcased Siri’s ability to handle very simple commands, as opposed to the …

Portal 2 Makes Super Street Fighter II A Fighter For The Ages

I was one of those weird kids that didn’t like Street Fighter II that much when everybody else was playing it on the SNES. I much preferred Rare’s Killer Instinct, but that was probably just due to the far superior …

Ghost Recon Future Solider As An Intern

The return to the world of Tom Clancy-based video games has been greeted with a generally positive reception (Destructoid loved it), and it’s hard not think things like the following parody won’t hurt, either. When people care enough to make …

Zooey Deschanel Asks Siri the Tough Questions
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After this ridiculous Apple commercial, in which Zooey Deschanel asks Siri ‘Is that rain?’ when you can clearly hear rain in the background, a parody Twitter account arose to make fun of it. Is this really all Siri is good …

Watch Google’s Matt Cutts Give Some “Advice” On Ranking #1 (Humor) Watch Google’s Matt Cutts Give Some “Advice” On Ranking #1 (Humor)
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Google’s Matt Cutts has put out hundreds of videos as part of his webmaster help series. I’ll assure you that nothing like what you’re about to hear has ever appeared in any of them. Call it the anti-SEO help video …

College Humor’s “Stoner Countdown” Honors 4/20

While the Twitter trends have moved onto other 4/20 anniversaries like Hitler’s birthday and the Columbine tragedy, the celebration surrounding today’s date, and the plant the celebration focuses on has not been pushed aside. There’s still weed-related content hitting the …