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Queen Latifah offers job to woman behind 'I Quit' viral video

A University of Missouri graduate who used a dance video to quit her job with a Taiwanese company has gotten an offer to work on the website of a daytime talk show.

Marina Shifrin of suburban Chicago became an Internet sensation after her choreographed performance to Kanye West’s “Gone” was posted on YouTube.

She was a guest Thursday on Queen Latifah’s talk show on Fox. The host asked Shifrin if she wanted to work as a digital content producer on Latifah’s website.

At first Shifrin thought Latifah was joking, but the host insisted she was serious. Latifah said a short interview would happen backstage.

The show ended without disclosing whether Shifrin had taken the position.

Check out Shifrin’s video below:
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'Between Two Ferns': Zach Galifianakis gives Justin Bieber a stern talking to -- VIDEO

If every joke contains a grain of truth, then the following video is a veritable rice paddy.

Okay, that was a stupid analogy. But still: Zach Galifianakis really doesn’t pull any punches while interviewing Justin Bieber for the latest episode of “Between Two Ferns.” He starts out by telling Bieber how exciting it is to have him on the show, “especially right in the middle of [Bieber's] public meltdown” — and things only get more brutally honest from there. Here’s a sampling of the Hangover star’s outrageous follow-up questions, all of which are  greeted with stony silence from Bieber:

“When you’re in the recording studio, do you ever think ‘Hey, what if I don’t make something sh—y?'”

“You’ve had three hairstyles. What’s next for your career?”

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Horse_ebooks and Pronunciation Book: We try to explain what just happened

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It’s been 77 days, and something has definitely finally happened. What that something is exactly isn’t so clear. Popular Twitter account Horse_ebooks and YouTube channel Pronunciation Book released information today on a new art project/ alternate reality game (ARG) platform, Bear Stearns Bravo (BSB). It’s weird, cool, and more than a bit confusing, so we parse through the Interwebs to figure out just what this all is.
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What does Fox say? The network responds to viral video -- VIDEO

Norwegian talk show hosts Bård Ylvisåker and Vegard Ylvisåker asked the question “What does the fox say?” And although we’re not still not exactly sure what the fox says, we are sure what Fox says. In response to the viral video, which now has more than 33 million views on YouTube, the television network rounded up its stars and clips from its biggest shows to create its own rendition of the viral video. Turns out, Fox makes some crazy sounds.

Watch Fox’s video below:
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Ylvis' 'The Fox' cover: Ohio University marching band knows what the fox says -- VIDEO

Ylvis’ “The Fox” is hitting all the viral-video milestones. First, it’s racked up nearly 30 million views on YouTube. Now, it’s been covered — in epic, choreographed fashion — by a college marching band.

The Ohio University band performed a John Philip Sousa-approved version of the jokey EDM song during halftime on Saturday, even setting down their instruments and busting a move in the middle. Watch the foxy footage below:
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'Man of Steel 2' trailer spoof: Batman and Superman (and Bryan Cranston)

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We’re still two years away from Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel 2 (feat. Batman), but there’s already a trailer for the onscreen pairing of Henry Cavill’s Superman and Ben Affleck’s Batman. Of course, this trailer is actually just a spoof, but it’s a well-edited spoof created by YouTube user Soylent Brak 1, who created it from the raw material of Man of Steel footage and lots of shots of Ben Affleck looking tense. There’s also a timely appearance by Bryan Cranston as Lex Luthor, which is the hottest casting rumor of the moment. Watch! READ FULL STORY

Watch 'Cinderonce': The Cinderella musical set entirely to Beyonce songs -- VIDEO

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If you’ve ever wondered what happened to former American Idol finalist Todrick Hall and/or what would happen if Beyoncé’s music narrated fairy tales, well, today is your lucky day. Turns out Hall is now a “YouTube personality” who had the same question you did! Only Hall has an answer for you.

What happens when Beyoncé’s music narrates fairy tales is simple: Cinderella — sorry, Cinderoncé — finds her “Freakum Dress,” the “Single Ladies” get their groove on at the ball, and Prince Charming ultimately puts Cinderoncé’s “Love on Top.” And did we mention RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Shangella shows up as Cinderoncé’s fairy drag mother?

Sorry, Cinderella, but we might have to choose Cinderoncé’s version of things. It’s more upbeat — and fierce.

Watch Cinderoncé below:

What do you think, PopWatchers? Are you Team Cinderella or Team Cinderoncé?

The 'Stranger' tease: Five theories about J.J. Abrams' newest pop culture mystery

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J.J. Abrams cast a meaty hook into the Web waters on Aug. 19, a teaser for a new entertainment project that we may or may not know anything about. The mystery box angler loves using this kind of bait: “Stranger” is reminiscent of his puzzling promo stuff for Super-8 or the crypto-content that the Lost brain trust used to feed fans during hiatus. (Remember “The Last Supper” ads prior to season 6?) Decoding this kind of stuff isn’t for everyone. And for some, it annoys as much as it amuses. Regardless: We’re biting. Because we are easily amused, and because we ran out of Breaking Bad analysis to read, and because no one  knows how to bait a hook quite like J.J. Abrams. We love how he turns marketing hype into storytelling fun. What’s “Stranger” about? Five theories — none of which involve Star Wars Episode VII (we assume it’s still wayyy too early for that). READ FULL STORY

'Breaking Bad' re-edit turns show into thrilling Walt/Jesse rom-com -- VIDEO

Slow clap, MHK Productions. Slooooow clap.

Creative editors have been reframing movies and TV shows for years, at least since that brilliant The Shining Recut” clip hit the Internet way back in the primordial days of 2006. But few work as perfectly as this reimagining of Breaking Bad, which casts sad sack Pilot Walt as a chemistry teacher in need of a little excitement.. and Jesse as the Manic Pixie Meth Cook of his dreams.

Watch out for perfectly chosen musical cues, a gasp-worthy plot curveball, and an underlying sweetness that might just convince you that this is the story Vince Gilligan’s been trying to tell all along. One warning: You’ll never be able to look at that awesomely awkward dinner scene from “Buyout” the same way again.

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Vocal impressionist sings 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' as 19 different divas -- VIDEO

Turn around, Bright Eyes, and sit down — because you’ll never be able to top Christina Bianco’s recent rendition of “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”

First of all, you’re probably not a Drama Desk Award-nominated musical theater performer. Secondly, chances are you haven’t spent years honing spot-on impersonations of everyone from Adele to Edith Piaf to Shakira. And thirdly, even if you have, you may still find it tricky to switch from one diva to another at a moment’s notice. Bianco, though, has the transitions down to a science.

Though Bianco’s strongest impressions are of beloved Broadway performers — her Liza Minnelli and Kristin Chenoweth voices should be in a museum, or something — she’s also great at channeling poppier voices like Britney Spears and even Zooey Deschanel. Here, just watch:
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