Category Archives: Funny

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Silicon Valley Outtakes

Watch T.J. Miller's ageist mockery of incoming boss Stephen Tobolowsky, from the current season of Beavis and Butt-head creator Mike Judge's HBO comedy Silicon Valley, in a long assembly that stretches the insult to epic length.

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The Roots’ Game of Thrones Rap

Did you miss last week's season premiere of Game of Thrones? Looking to catch up on what happened before Sunday night's broadcast? If you've got a minute, Black Thought from The Roots can help you with that.

Kobe Bryant is The Conductor

The Conductor

Haters gonna hate hate hate. After 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant has his illustrious career boiled down to one 90-second spot by directorial maestro Mark Romanek and Anonymous Content, via Wieden + Kenny in Portland, OR. Greig Fraser was … more »

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Octopus Fight

YouTube poster Björn Svensson says he was snorkeling in Indonesia and decided to shoot some video of an ordinary octopus just minding its own business when all of a sudden this happened.

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Busted

Red Giant Software and director Seth Worley drop another VFX set piece — this one a super-fast two-minute short — encouraging you to use tools from Red Giant, BAO Plugins, Rampant Design, Video Copilot, Soundsnap and more to exercise your demons. Hit … more »

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Hollywood Whitewashing

Watch HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver kick off the final week of Oscar season with this exasperated (NSFW language) look at Hollywood's casting practices.

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Behind the Scenes: First Feature Film Shot Entirely on Prius Backup Camera

Is the filmmaking community ready for the first feature film shot entirely with a Prius back-up camera? No, probably not. But in this mockumentary featurette, sketch comedy duo Mommy (Andrew Heder and Ryan Kelly) imagine what making that film might be like.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer, Sweded

Scope out this ultra-low-budget remake of the full trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens imaginatively created by Fresno-based filmmakers Dumb Drum. (If you haven't seen the original a dozen times already, a side-by-side comparison video is here.)

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Balboa Ends the Cold War

If ESPN's 30 for 30 series covered the events depicted in the Sylvester Stallone film Rocky IV, it might look a little bit like this.

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Spec

"First you pay, then you eat." Watch as agency Zulu Alpha Kilo attempts to transfer the all-too-popular concept of "spec" work into other industries. Zak Mroueh was the director and creative director, Mike Headford edited, and Albert Huh was the DP.