There are many ways of using a billboard to attract the attention of potential customers. Whether this was a deft marketing ploy or sheer idiocy, we will never know.
This car ad is just the thing you need to toughen up the un-manly hole that is your life. It’s the most macho, testosterone-fuelled ad that has ever appeared on Craigslist, so don’t blame us if you feel like hunting with your bare hands after you’ve read it.
Due to the fact that he was disallowed entry into our country, we can’t be sure that he’s the Buddhist master everyone makes him out to be. But if YouTube videos are anything to go by, the man knows his stuff.
After all that controversy and all those kiddy-sex accusations, R. Kelly has returned from his three-year hiatus to release his 12th solo album, ‘Black Panties’. That’s when he claimed, “With my gift, I can pretty much write a song out of anything.”
Since Volvo released a frankly remarkable piece of radvertising featuring Jean Claude Van Damme splitting between two moving trucks, a lot of spoofs have surfaced. Even Channing Tatum published a spoof. Sadly for Channing, he isn’t nearly as funny or original as Derek Watts and the Sunday Blues.
Tony Ehrenreich is South African trade-unionist and regional secretary of the Western Cape region of COSATU. He’s also a social media badass, and has absolutely no time for you if you have more tweets than followers. Check this out.
The Daily Beast have put together a list of what they’re saying are the 11 best Monty Python moments of all time. But with so much brilliant material to choose from, which scenes stick out?
‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ opens in South African cinemas on 13 December 2013. In preparation for the film’s worldwide release, Air New Zealand is up to their old tricks with a new promotional video titled ‘Just Another Day in Middle Earth.’
In order to advertise their ‘Week of Greatness’, Footlocker put together an ad that makes you feel like everything is right with the world.
‘Improv everywhere’, a viral prank group, thought it would be a cool idea to dress some kid up as Harry Potter, adorn his trolley with a Hedwig lookalike, and have him ask people where platform 9 and 3/4 is.
This is a bit of a blunder. In their preparations for the 2022 World Cup, the architectural firm behind one of the stadiums have released an artists impression of what the stadium might look like when it is complete.
Think about what you have to do today. Now, don’t do it. “How?” we hear you ask. It’s easy – just follow the instructions on this epic infographic. In fact, you might as well kick the procrastination off by reading the infographic.
SNL gone done it again. Despite knowing how much Kanye West hates parodies of himself, they went ahead an produced this spoof video. In the clip, Jay Pharoah (Kanye) and Nasim Pedrad (Kim) nail their respective characters as they host the fictional breakfast show “Waking Up With Kimye”.
Volleyball just doesn’t get the same kind of press that other ball sports do. Well, maybe (women’s) beach volleyball does – but certainly not indoor volleyball. We’d like to change that, if only for a minute.
Surely you all know of Anne Hirsch by now? Sure you do. She’s back making videos again, and this time she’s taken a page from Loyiso Gola’s book – and started her very own news channel.
BREAKING: Justin Bieber makes bold political statement about Argentina’s Dirty War by desecrating Argentine flag – is what would have been in the headlines if Bieber was making a political statement. But he didn’t. He just desecrated the flag – no reason.
The selfie. Has it become an accepted means of self-expression – have we all decided it’s okay? Is it an art form? No one can really say, but it certainly seems that the initial disgust with the self-indulgent practice has been subtly swept under the carpet. Everybody’s doing it.
But how do you tame your brilliant beard? Shaving is hard. Isreali director Michael Mevorach felt so passionate about the obstacles men face when they shave that he made this hilarious short film about a man cleaning himself up for a date.
You just can’t keep a good comedian down. Sacha Baron Cohen takes even the most mundane of situations, and finds a means of turning it into comedy. If he isn’t throwing Kim Jong Il’s fake ashes all over Ryan Seacreast – then he’s killing an old lady on stage.
For your pleasure: The latest episode of the Anne Hirsch Show features the Monarch of the Fiefdom of Cape Town, Madam Premier Helen of Leeuwenhof. The girls chat about drum majorettes, rottweilers, and other interesting things.
Humour is one of the best ways of dealing with kak news. The proposed Secrecy Bill is kak news. So, Right2Know is hosting a night of comedy and biting satire along with some of South Africa’s best comedians.
This is some of the worst driving you will ever see. Not simply because of the actual driving, but because of the driving philosophy held by the driver in question – it boggles the mind.
In yet another series of pranks – Kimmel invited parents all over America to trick their kids. Now, while trick-or-treating is fairly foreign to South African kids, American kids take it very, very seriously. And if they don’t get their fair share, all hell breaks loose.
This video is going to be better than you expect – trust me. It’s the masterpiece of one Matthijs Vlot, who is basically a video remix genius. He spends hours cutting and chopping video, and piecing it back together to create something that is greater than the sum of its parts. Literally.
This is a bit of a weird one. You would expect the star of movies like ‘True Grit’ and ‘No Country For Old Men’ to put up a decent bar fight, but this is just embarrassing. The 45 year-old seemed to be trying to take down a bouncer at O’Brien’s Irish Pub in Santa Monica. He was outraged because the bouncer had told him that the pub was closing for the night – and he was prepared to fight to keep it open.
“Lets go do a show in Brazil,” Bieber’s manager said. “It will be so relaxing,” he said. Well, after what has been a very hectic week in Brazil, it doesn’t look like JB will be going back any time soon. First, he attempts to leave a brothel under a bed sheet, but gets caught anyway. And now this. It feels as if, by some divine mercy, some sort of deity has heard the worlds’ anti-Bieber sentiments,and has answered them oh so swiftly.
We get sent links to cool stuff all the time. Sometimes the cool stuff is genuinely cool, sometimes it just isn’t. But every once in a blue moon we get an absolute gem sent to us – something from the deep web that mainstream media hasn’t been able to pick up quite yet. This time it’s a music video from somewhere in South Africa.
The [insert country]’s Got Talent franchise just keeps on cropping up with so many gems. If it’s not an ugly woman who can melt your face with her singing, it’s a ridiculously precocious little kid who can play the piano like Beethoven. There just no end to the amount of people who have talent – despite their limitations.
Kulula.com were the first South African airline to give the comic safety demonstration a try. It was cute, it got the odd chuckle, but soon it got pretty tired and cringeworthy. But let’s face it, it’s extremely hard to take something as earnest and serious as safety precautions and turn it into something people actually want to watch and engage with. But somehow Virgin Airlines have managed it.