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All Hail The King: Old Spice Muscle Music With Terry Crews Is The Flame Sax Of Viral Videos

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Back in the heady viral days of 2010 Old Spice ruled the land thanks to the randomly confident hilarity that was Isiah Mustafah/Old Spice Guy and Tim & Eric + Terry Crews. I remember it like it was just a few short years ago.

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Derrick Comedy's DC Pierson Responded To A High School Kid On Yahoo Answers Who Didn't Want To Read His Book

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Previously when I thought of Derrick Comedy I thought, "Donald Glover and those two other guys." Going forward I will think, "Donald Glover, the guy who writes books and has an active Yahoo Answers account, and the other guy."

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The Best Nightclub-Promising-To-Be-Every-Other-Nightclub Ad You'll See Today

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So, you're a new nightclub in Galway, Ireland and you want to separate yourself from the (presumably) endless number of nightclubs in the Galway area. How do make your message different? Simple. You send the same message as your competition but you do so ironically, utilizing the same technique hipsters have been using to seem creative for almost a decade now. Brilliant!

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The 'Dark Knight Rises' Billboard…Rises?

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We're officially in The Dark Knight Rises countdown mode on the internet, boys and girls (<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/06/dark-knight-rises-tickets-selling-for-mere-hundreds-on-craigslist/" target="_blank">pre-purchase your tickets on Craigslist for mere hundreds of dollars</a>.

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TNT Places Big Red 'Add Drama' Button In Belgian Square, Genius Viral Marketing Ensues

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I haven't had the chance to visit Belgium yet, but thanks to Colin Farrell effectively convincing me so in In Bruges every time I think of Belgium I associate it with being boring as hell.

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Tenacious D Kills Val Kilmer, Gets Back Together

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I'm as apathetic towards Tenacious D as a person can be.

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Dollar Shave Club, Please, Just Take My Money

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The way overpriced and over-marketed shaving industry has been begging to receive a good Netflix-ing for years, and now <a href="http://www.dollarshaveclub.com/" target="_blank">Dollar Shave Club</a> is here with a brilliant business model and an even more brilliant viral video to get the word out.

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Channing Tatum Wants Fans To Pick His Movies

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I’ve regularly joked that Channing Tatum is the hardest workin’, twerkin’, lay it down, flip it and reversin’ it man in $how BiZZZnassssty, but it’s hard to deny that the guy has busted his ass to rise up from the ashes of Virginia Slims on the floor of The Sausage Factory to certified B-list status.

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That’s Levitation, Holmes!

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The video below appears to be an awesome slot car track with cars running by quantum levitation.

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Was Jonathan's Card A Secret Starbucks Viral Marketing Campaign?

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On Tuesday <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2011/08/random-man-would-like-you-to-have-free-starbucks-coffee/">we told you about Jonathan's Card</a>, a neat-sounding, pay it forward-esque project created by app developer Jonathan Stark.

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The Riddler Gets His Own “Batman: Arkham City” Trailer

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The newest trailer for Batman: Arkham City (for sale October 18th) shows the return of the Riddler.

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First picture of Tom Hardy as Bane in Dark Knight Rises

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The conclusion of a viral marketing contest eventually led fans to the above picture of Tom Hardy as Bane in Chris Nolan's upcoming The Dark Knight Rises, which <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110519/ap_en_mo/us_film_the_dark_knight_rises" target="_blank">started</a> principal photography on Monday.

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Meanwhile, This Guy Was Really Angry

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While Vince was busy smashing Pajiba’s Texas Instruments graphing calculators, there was a viewing at Sundance for The Woman, a new film from director Lucky McKee, who does not, unfortunately, have a sister named Tits.

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Dead Space 2 Multiplayer Wants To Make You Barf

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Earlier in the week, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/01/ea-shows-old-people-dead-space-2#page/2">hidden camera tests confirmed</a> that mothers hate upcoming game title Dead Space 2.

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Of course! *NOW* I want to see Knight and Day!

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Here's another one of these faux-candid "viral" videos of Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise on the set of Knight and Day.

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Piranha 3D’s viral marketing is vulgar & boob filled

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People send me links to movies' viral sites all the time, but I rarely cover it because viral marketing is generally stupid.

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Elementary school Scarface play is cute, not real

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Our friends at <a href="http://www.screenjunkies.com/movienews/scarface-school-play" target="_blank">Screenjunkies</a> just sent over this adorable video of what's supposedly an elementary school production of Scarface.

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SKATEBOARD DOG ROCKS MY SOCKS OFF

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Normally, fake viral videos are sucky and hamfisted, and give me that same groany feeling I get when my mom talks about Farmville.

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SETH GREEN MUGGING VIDEO WAS FAKE, STUPID

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When Seth Green's "on-set freakout video" hit the web the other day, I like many others, dismissed it as fake and promptly ignored it.


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