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'Supernatural' does the Harlem Shake

SPN Harlem Shake

And the Harlem Shake craze lives on.

The latest YouTube fad has made its way across the border to Vancouver, Canada, to the set of the CW’s Supernatural. A video with the cast and crew’s take on the viral video phenomenon is now on the Interwebs for your viewing pleasure (or displeasure, depending on how sick you are of Harlem Shake videos).

The Supernatural gang is rather late to the Harlem Shake party, but they may have the distinction of being the first to make a Harlem Shake vid with a crane shot. Yes, we get a bird’s eye view of the proceedings — crossroads, demon trap, Impala and all. Kicking things off in the solo dance of the first 15 seconds is, naturally, Mr. Eye of the Tiger himself, Jensen Ackles. See if you can pick out Jared Padalecki, Osric Chau, director Guy Norman Bee and other cast and crew members in the video below: READ FULL STORY

Mila Kunis gets a lesson in U.K. pub culture in awkward-yet-charming BBC interview

As entertainment reporters, we’ve done our fair share of junkets, and certainly know how Chris Stark feels in his interview with Mila Kunis for BBC Radio 1, below. Talking to a celebrity for the first time can be intimidating, but Kunis puts the nerve-rattled Stark at ease and lets him talk about what he knows best — his lads, football (that’s soccer to you), steak-and-ale pies, and a concoction called the lad bomb (Jaegermeister + Red Bull and vodka) — that we hope never catches on in the States.

When Kunis gets going on the questions Stark is supposed to be asking about her upcoming film Oz The Great and Powerful, she handily rattles off the answers to the questions everyone asks, making Stark, who contributes to BBC Radio 1′s Scott Mills Show, look genius and any other junket interview look, well, boring.

Check it out below:
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Michelle Malkin debuts Obama parody, clearly asking for dance-off with First Lady -- VIDEO

First, Michelle Obama made a dancing video with Jimmy Fallon and America swooned.

Then, Michelle Obama appeared at the Oscars and America decided that swooning was maybe a little much.

Now, another Michelle — conservative writer Michelle Malkin — has released a parody video of the First Lady’s Fallon-collab-dance-stravaganza. It does contain dancing. There, the similarities stop.

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Clueless news anchor to Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah: 'Haven't you run before?' -- VIDEO

And this is why you always do a quick Wikipedia scan before interviewing someone on live television.

New Orleans news anchor LaTonya Norton briefly spoke with runner Mo Farah yesterday after he slayed the competition in that city’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, blazing through the 13.1-mile course in a record 61 minutes. After offering her congratulations, Norton asked Farah, “Now, haven’t you run before?” — apparently ignorant of the fact that the British-Somali track and field star won a pair of gold medals in London during last year’s Olympics.

To his credit, Farah took the whole thing in stride. Rather than calling out Norton on her mistake, he said only that he’s done half-marathons before — just not in New Orleans. And the word “Olympics” never comes up once in the whole two-minute segment. Watch his and Norton’s awkward exchange below.

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Jimmy Kimmel's post-Oscar show: Watch the celeb-packed trailer for 'Movie: The Movie: V2'

Last year, Jimmy Kimmel presented a trailer for “the greatest motion picture ever not made.” The star-packed spoof, “Movie: The Movie” went on to become a web hit. So, as Kimmel said on his post-Oscar special last night, “when you have a big success in Hollywood, there’s only one reasonable thing you can do and that is cheapen it with a sequel.”

Below is the trailer for Movie: The Movie: V2, which is just as celebrity heavy as you might expect. Jessica Chastain, Kerry Washington, Bradley Cooper, Jude Law, Gerard Butler, and many more appear. But the MVPs of this spot? Bryan Cranston, who plays an armless piano-playing savant; John Krasinski, who dresses up like a shrimp; Oprah Winfrey, who is president; Bruno Mars, who becomes a zombie; and Channing Tatum, who shoots light from his crotch. We’re not entirely sure the latter is a special effect. READ FULL STORY

'Doctor Who' meets 'The Dude' in amazing fake trailer for 'The Big Whobowski' -- VIDEO

I love Doctor Who like the British time travel show’s fourth Time Lord loves handing out jelly babies and I love The Big Lebowski like the Dude loves drinking “Caucasians.” And if that previous sentence didn’t read like incomprehensible gibberish then I wager you will love this fake trailer for The Big Whobowski, a mash-up of Doctor Who and the Big Lebowski in which “El Duderino” makes way for “the 4th Doctor,” the Brigadier stands in for Walter Sobchak, and the roles of the “nihilists” are portrayed, appropriately, by Cybermen.

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'Les Mis' meets 'Boy Meets World' in new parody -- VIDEO

Disney’s upcoming Boy Meets World spinoff is kind of a big deal. So naturally, its producers wanted to get a big name to sing the new show’s theme song — and who could be a better choice than Oscar-nominee Anne Hathaway, a celebrated double-threat whose breakout role happened to be in a Disney movie?

Okay, so maybe there’s actually no good reason for this video of a Hathaway sound-alike sadly singing a modified version of Boy Meets World‘s seasons 5-7 theme song. Either way, it’s pretty funny:

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'Less complaining, more dancing': Kid President wants YOU to make the world more awesome

Kid President, aka Robby Novak, 9, and his brother-in-law Brad Montague, 31, first started creating videos for fun, but after their pep talk video got more than 3 million views on YouTube (now more than 10 million), they started to realize that they weren’t the only ones looking for some fun.

“We never imagined it would go this far. But now that it’s happening, we’re trying to figure out the best way to use this to help kids change the world. That’s our mission. The big thing we’re trying to figure out is how can kids and grown-ups work together to make the world more awesome,” Montague said. READ FULL STORY

Streamy Awards: Chris Hardwick on the viral video myth. Plus an insider's picks to win!

Since the birth of YouTube in 2005,  the platform that hosts EVERYTHING, including actors, artists and comedians — has spread like wildfire, launching careers and shining a spotlight on many outstanding talents beyond that dog on the skateboard. Eight years later, rather than being a springboard for these creatives to move to TV or labels, the Internet has become another medium for them to showcase their work. The third annual Streamy Awards will honor that work this Sunday.

Chris Hardwick, comedian and host of The Talking Dead on AMC, will host the show. He is an advocate for the global, niche audiences online shows reach.

“It’s exciting for me as a performer because I remember the days when the fate of your entertainment career depended on someone at a network in an office. None of those things exist that way anymore,” Hardwick says. “The medium still exists but there really is a much truer meritocracy at work, which is that talented people now have the delivery system to get their voices out into the world and they don’t need big media companies anymore to deliver them to people or decide if they’re good enough.”

Hardwick’s advice for anyone looking to create a video is to forgo the idea of a viral video.

“The audience will decide if they want to make them viral or not. Focus on quality, don’t focus on … ‘I want to be trendy.’” READ FULL STORY

'Downton Abbey' does One Direction in a cracking good mashup

You’re insecure? The residents and servants of Downton Abbey don’t know what for — you’re turning heads when you walk through their (elaborately designed) do-o-or!

Need even more reassurance? Just watch mashup artist Richard Sandling’s awesome new video, which features Matthew, Mary, Bates, Anna, and even the Dowager Countess herself “singing” One Direction’s romantic/insidious hit “What Makes You Beautiful.” Though some of the clips repeat after the first chorus, you’ll want to watch all the way to the end anyway — especially to see how Sandling handles the “na-na-na-na” part.

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