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Watch This: A Glorious Mashup Of Ripped Off Songs

Ripped Off Songs Mashup
Can You Tell The Difference Between These Tunes?

Katy Perry might have been the latest musician to, umm, borrow a melody from another song, but she’s far from the first. Comedian/musician Chad Neidt made this delightfully catchy one-minute mashup of 12 other songs that were pretty much note-for-note copies of the originals. From Sublime to One Direction to Nickelback (the only band in the bunch that ripped off a song from itself), this video has all the answers to the question, “Haven’t I heard this song before?” [YouTube via Laughing Squid]

“DrakeHands” Are Not The Way To Woo A Lady

"DrakeHands" Are Not The Way To Woo A Lady
Oh no. Please don't, StarbucksDrakeHands...

Before the days of smartphones and social media, a guy trying to pick you up in, say, a Starbucks, would slip you his number on a recycled napkin and call it a day. Perhaps, if he was feeling particularly bold, he might sketch a picture of you drinking a latte that you could file away in your scrapbook, deciding it might be best never to call him because that’s a little weird. Nowadays, a man a’ wooing has so many more opportunities to be strange. He could send you a seduction video, for example. Keep reading »

Watch This: Coffee Shop “Carrie” Is The Scariest Prank I’ve Ever Seen

Coffee Shop Carrie Prank
You Don't Wanna Make This Girl Mad...

Even though this video is very clearly a prank video to promote the “Carrie” remake, and even though the first 30 seconds shows you exactly how the prank was set up, I still found myself covering my eyes and pausing it multiple times to collect myself. It’s THAT scary. I’m guessing the makers of this video had to reimburse more than a few of those coffee shop customers for their drycleaning bills, because finding yourself in a small room with a girl having a telekinetic freakout could cause even the most composed person to piss their pants. [YouTube via Yahoo Movies]

Very Disturbing: Girl Caught On Video Beating Her Boyfriend In Public

Very Disturbing: Girl Caught On Video Beating Her Boyfriend In Public
Not OK.

This video of a girl berating her boyfriend — both verbally and physically — on the streets of Hong Kong reminds us that men can also be the victims of domestic violence. It’s never OK to hit your partner even if he did cheat or lie or invite the “ugly” girl over to his apartment or whatever his girlfriend is accusing him of. The most disturbing part though, is that it took so long for anyone to intervene and break up the argument. Keep reading »

Watch This: Stay-At-Home Mom Posts Her Own “I Quit” Video

Stay At Home Mom I Quit Video
"This is to let my family know ... I QUIT!"

We all know now that the epic “I quit!” video that went viral was probaaaaably a PR stunt, but that didn’t stop Brenna Jennings, a stay-at-home mom fed up with doing so much thankless work, make her own version. This tired mom is done making beds and cleaning the “petri dish” her family calls a bathroom. She quits! She’s gone! Just kidding. She’s running out to get milk and will be right back. Sigh. A mother’s work is never done. [YouTube via Neatorama]

Watch A “Fat Jew” Teach Yoga In A NYC Subway Station

Watch A "Fat Jew" Teach A Yoga Class In The Subway Station
Yoga like you never imagined.

Watch what happened when comedian Fabrizio Goldstein, who goes by the stage name “Fat Jew,” taught free yoga in a New York City subway station, which, in hot weather, mimics the exact temperature and humidity in a Bikram class. If you’ve felt it, it’s truly unbearable. Just like hot yoga! Although he’s a funny man, Goldstein, who also taught a spinning on class on NYC’s Citi Bikes, claims that these fitness classes are not part of his act:

“The rate of return for people who do it the first time is like 100 percent. Anyone who thinks it’s exploitative is making a tremendous snap judgement. There’s water, food, and everybody feels good. There’s no obligation to go and the people who do have the most killer time.”

What an awesome way to make yoga accessible to everyone. Let’s just hope he’s extra careful teaching tree pose when a train is barreling into the station. [Jewcy]

Company Responds To “I Quit” Dance Video With Their Own Dance Video, Leading Me To Believe This Is All A PR Stunt

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Believe me, I want to believe as much as the next cubicle monkey that this woman who quit her job via a video of her doing an interpretive dance to Kanye West’s song “Gone” is real. I have wanted to go out in a blaze of glory at so, so many jobs. But now that the very same Taiwanese animation company which supposedly employed Marina Shifrin — who, by the way, is a comedian — have responded with their own video, I find it increasingly less likely this whole thing is real. Isn’t this just a massive PR stunt? These people make viral videos for a living. Watch Next Media Animation’s “response” video and tell me you don’t agree with me. [YouTube]

Publicist To The Stars Bryna Rifkin Caught At Her Most (?) Condescending

Publicist To The Stars Bryna Rifkin Caught At Her Most (?) Condescending
That One's Gonna Burn Later...

Some things witnessed secondhand are so cringeworthy as to incite actual physical pain, and this 53-second clip of Marion Cotillard‘s PR girl snubbing a soft-spoken reporter is of that very ilk. Bryna Rifkin of ID-PR, the publicist and red carpet handler for Cotillard as well as other well-liked celebs like Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jennifer Lawrence, was caught on camera belittling a journalist at the Toronto Film Festival. The clip shows the reporter in question informing Rifkin that she had been given permission to ask Cotillard a few questions about her new movie “Blood Ties,” before Rifkin informs the reporter that she was never given permission to do so, and oh, by the way, she’s in control, and she says no. Good lord, that smug smirk, those angry faces — this certainly isn’t the first time Rifkin’s played this card, and she looks more than happy to do so. Who would have thought the woman responsible for so many seemingly affable celebrities could “Mean Girl” with the best of them? [Page Six]

This Is The Only Way To Dance At A Willie Nelson Concert

This Is The Only Way To Dance At A Willie Nelson Concert
When The Music Moves You Deep In Your Soul...

Listen, I have been to a Willie Nelson concert before and I only wished I had the balls to dance like this guy. Like all the other concertgoers in the video, I was too much of a coward to express my pure joy. Some may call this man’s form of dance “drug-induced movement.” I call it “when the music moves you deep in your soul.” [Videogum]

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Woman Quits Job With Awesome Video Resignation

Woman Quits Job With Awesome Video Resignation
I QUIIIIIIIT!!!!!!!

Who hasn’t at one point — or many — dreamed of quitting their job in some sort of dramatic, clever fashion? Marina V. Shifrin, a video producer, was sick of insanely late nights spent creating videos that were only valued by her boss based on the views they received rather than the content therein. So, one night at 4:30 am, while stuck in the office, she decided to make one video on her own terms: an interpretive “I quit!” dance to Kanye West’s “Gone.” How much you wanna bet this video gets more views than the others she did for work? I’m happy to help with that by posting it. You go, girl. [via Thought Catalog]

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