As we get closer and closer to the September 12 launch of the iPhone 5 and fanboy fanaticism runs amok, the rumors regarding the new phone's features have reached fever pitch. Aatma Studios, which routinely releases predictions for yet to be released Apple products is out with very Jerry Bruckheimer-ish movie trailer-style video that celebrates some of the expected (and only dreamed for) features everyone hopes to see on September 12.
This one is worth watching full screen with the volume turned way up.
On the heels of the Todd Akin legitimate rape ad gaffe, a parody from Laura Napoli and Joel Silberman has taken YouTube and, well, the entire internet, by storm. The hilarious 1:30 lambastes the notion of legitimate rape in a brilliantly tongue and cheek fashion. The video's producers have also launched a Facebook page.
From our current favorite TV show, Breaking Bad, comes this Mentos parody that has fun with the scene in which Walter buys new cars for himself and his son, Walter Jr.
The scene, of course, lends itself perfectly the oddity of previous Mentos work.
Australian Designer Chris Morgan, who thought Blackberry's recent "Be Bold" repositioning was hilarious, decided to take things a bit further. Morgan has created OldBerry and given it the tagline, "Be Old."
Throughout the site, he's taken Blackberry messaging and twisted it on its head telling company to "Don't Just Think. Retire" and "Wake Up Later."
Funny stuff. And, perhaps, foretelling of what is likely to actually happen to the Blackberry brand.
The Puke in My Mouth hotties are back with a spoof of LMFAO's Sorry for Party Rocking. This time they're promoting jewelry site boticca.com. The video stars the pair posing as two fashionistas sporting Boticca's international accessories, poking fun at "fashion clones" and shopping through a number of fashion and style blogs.
Yup. We could watch these ladies do anything.
Most certainly somewhat NSFW, this month old Combusting Herpes spoof of Google's recent release of Google Glass is hilarious and has fun with the product's "progressive pretentiousness." The awesomeness of the spoof is that it calls attention to the idiocy of some technologies that many of us really don't an will never need.
It was funny the first time. It was mildly amusing the second time. It began to grate the third time. The fourth, well, it's like being forced to watch Rebecca Black's Friday over and over again with toothpicks holding your eyelids open.
Yea. It's plastic surgeon extraordinaire Dr. Michael Salzhauer again. This time, as "Booty Doc," he's having fun with LMFAO's Party Rock. This work follows his ribbing of Old Spice, Shades of Grey and Justin Bieber.
As tired as this has become, secretly, we can't wait to see what he'll parody next.
Remember Google Chrome: Coffee, the video Google created that showed how a guy used Google to get an old girlfriend to have coffee with him? Ever wonder what Jen's response would have been to Mark's persistance? Well, now we know. The guys over at UCBComedy created a spoof response to the video that portrays Mark in a completely different light.
It's not hilarious but it does have a few funny moments.
For years, marketers have used statistics to prop up questionable endeavors and agencies have done the same to pimp their lame ass, wicked cool ideas to clients. The beauty of statistics is that you can manipulate the numbers any way you see fit to support whatever it is you are trying to sell.
So it is without surprise that wunderkind of the moment, social media, is a treasure trove of less than reliable stats. UK site, The Poke has taken it upon themselves to have a little fun with all the bullshit statistics currently being slung about regarding social media.
Check out this speech given by Union of European Football Association President Michael Platini on the topic of guerrilla marketing during championship games. Bavaria beer is said to be behind the work. Check it out.