'World's Toughest Job' Viral Video Is Obvious, Manipulative and Stupid

At this point, if anyone on the internet tells me that a video is going to "blow my mind," or that I need to "wait for it," or that I should prepare to "change the way I think," I immediately want to run an ultra-marathon down an abandoned mine shaft and into the earth's molten core. I despise a "big reveal." How dare a… » 4/15/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Mom Tries to Teach Adorable Little Girl About the Dangers of Cookies

There are so many things about being a parent we just take for granted. Like it's got to be easy to teach your kids that they can't talk to strangers, right? Seems like a no-brainer! But nope. Kids have their own ideas about everything and this little girl proves just how hard moms and dads have to work to teach them… » 3/13/14 10:35pm 3/13/14 10:35pm

The World's Most Popular Ice Cream Commercial Shows No Ice Cream

This ad is one of the most viral web videos of the year. It's not short — at three and a half minutes, it dwarfs the attention span most advertisers assume their target audience has. It's not sexy — the raciest thing about the ad is some teen hand holding. It's not star-studded — the main characters in the ad are… » 11/20/13 6:20pm 11/20/13 6:20pm

Two Little Girls Claim They're The Tiny Dancer In That NBC Viral Video

Sorry to sound all fusty and Tom Wolfe-ish, but it's nice to know that even in 2013, when teenage girls are getting pregnant in order to be on MTV and Princesses of Long Island is a show, and Kardashians happen, some people get famous because they're just irrepressible stars. Bright, shining motherfuckin' stars. » 7/27/13 1:00pm 7/27/13 1:00pm

Nonplussed Man Befriends Raccoon Neighbors

A guy named Shaun was working from home in Portland, and then he heard weird screeching noises, and the rest went down in pointless, useless viral history. The video is only 23 seconds long but you will laugh for twice that amount of time. Note the frozen, annoyed, eerily human-ish looks they give him when he… » 5/05/12 3:00pm 5/05/12 3:00pm

What If the Alabama Teabagging Incident Involved Women?

An Alabama football fan and his errant ballsack rose to notoriety this month when a video of the man using the sack to teabag a passed out LSU fan's neck made the internet rounds. With some sleuthing and elbow grease, the fan's identity was revealed, he turned himself in, and now he's got himself a sexual battery… » 1/20/12 7:15pm 1/20/12 7:15pm