All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Viral’

Don’t Videobomb The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore

Veteran meteorologist Jim Cantore has been a fixture on The Weather Channel for nearly 30 years, going on into the field to cover some of the country’s major weather events – Katrina, Irene, Sandy…the list goes on. Let’s just say he knows how to handle pressure. And he definitely knows how to handle a drunk videobomber – a well-placed knee …

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Megan Pettine Tweet And Why People Need To Grow Up

Within a household, it’s not all that unusual that a parent and child support different NFL football teams, and sometimes snarky things are said. That’s just within a household. On Twitter, it gets a bit more hilarious and yes, it’s fun to troll one’s parents. The case of Megan Pettine is nothing like that, which makes the overblown reaction to …

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Watch This Creepy Animatronic Devil Baby Freak Out Some New Yorkers

This “viral” prank is part of a marketing stunt for the new film Devil’s Due, set to open this Friday. I’ll just get that out of the way. That by no means makes it any less funny, however. Take a super creepy animatronic baby, build it into a remote-controlled stroller, and set it loose on the streets of New York …

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San Diego State Baseball Team Plays Game In Halloween Costumes

Does any holiday go better with the trappings of social media like Halloween? Sure, Christmas is great for sharing pictures of your newest gadget, and, to be sure, Instagram is about to explode with images of Thanksgiving dinners in little under a month, but will all that turkey beat the sheer volume of people posting pictures (and other social media …

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Open Mic Fun: Flirting With Strippers In GTA Online Is Awkward

Voice over IP is a common feature of most, if not all multiplayer games. Some games choose to limit who can hear in-game chatter, keeping team chat streams separate from one another. In an open-world online game like GTA Online, however, there aren’t any teams, so the in-game chat can be heard by anyone who’s logged into that particular session. …

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Giraffe Riddle Invades Facebook

Before everyone goes into panic mode, let’s set the record straight about the “giraffe riddle” circulating around Facebook. If you’ve seen a number of people have changed their profile pictures to images of giraffes, there’s actually no need to be alarmed. While I’m sure it’s quite disconcerting it’s relatively ‘normal.’ According to the Chicago Tribune, there is no Facebook glitch. …

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Apparently There’s Only One Way to Report News About Mike Myers and a Baby

One of Conan O’Brien’s best bits is his “media reacts” bit, where his team compiles various local new broadcasts reporting news in the exact same way. Seriously, the exact same way. It’s as if there’s one writer sitting somewhere writing a single script and distributing it to W-blah-blah-blah before every evening news telecast. It’s hilarious. Well, Mike Myers and his …

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Analyzing “Chinese Food”, The New Hit Internet Song

What are the two best things in the world? Fridays and Chinese food, right? Well, Patrice Wilson, the man who wrote Rebecca Black’s “Friday” is back at it again with another hit internet song, this time, about Chinese food. The song is titled “Chinese Food” and is sung by Alison Gold, who is much like Rebecca Black, except with blonde …

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Strike 3 Call: “Whoomp, There It Is!” [VIDEO]

Do you ever hear the phrase, “Whoomp, there it is!” anymore? Well, you’re about to, especially if your kid plays fall baseball. And no, it’s not because you’ve been transported back to the 90s when the song was made popular by Tag Team. It might be a little surprising to watch a baseball-related video in October and it not be …

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Woman Has an Absolute Meltdown on Flight [VIDEO]

Here’s what we know about this epic airplane meltdown that a passenger caught on film: – The flight is supposedly traveling to Tampa – The women had just lost her mother (or at least that’s what she told the flight) – The passenger adjacent to her had been trying to calm her down for a while – Flight staff instructed …

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‘Carrie’ Prank: Viral Marketing Done Right Terrifies Coffee Shop Patrons

A great viral ad is one that you have no idea is a viral ad until the people behind the viral ad are forced to make it clear exactly what the ad is hawking. A new viral campaign for the Julianne Moore and Chloë Grace Moretz-helmed remake of the horror classic Carrie does just that. Check it out: The agency …

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Marina Shifrin “I Quit” Video Parodied By WAH Mom

A few days ago, Marina Shifrin’s “I Quit” video blew up around the web. The now ex-web content producer had a job working for NMA, and because she disagreed with the company’s business strategy, she made a cute video of her dancing to Kanye West, informing her superiors of her decision to move on. Needless to say, Shifrin’s video grew …

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