Early Bird Special: Ashton Kutcher’s brownface spot for Popchips — which ultimately was pulled last week for being racially insensitive — gets a clever annihilation from comedian Hasan Minhaj, of Goatface sketch group fame.
Early Bird Special: Joe Biden gets the Bad Lip Reading treatment — and no one notices.
Early Bird Special: The Secret Life of Plankton — a TED talk that is at once smart, gorgeous, and narrated by a fish: “There’s so much more to me than just a tasty meal.”
Early Bird Special: YouTuber danielbwilson writes: “Discovered completely by accident by putting the toys away, it just had to be recorded and shared. Alone these toys seem innocent, but together, it is just wrong. Elmo Live and Tickle Me Extreme Cookie Monster.”
Early Bird Special: Epic Turkish trolls respond to being banned from lighting flares at soccer matches.
Early Bird Special: Very few videos express how I feel about Friday better than this one.
Early Bird Special: Matthew “Mattstache” Ferguson shaved off a pretty significant beard in order to make this video.
Worth every shorn strand, if you ask me.
Early Bird Special: From the David Tennant-narrated BBC nature series Earthflight, stunning footage of common cranes flying over Venice.
Early Bird Special: Even though Ross Everett went through the trouble of recording this video to remind Future Him of his New Year’s resolutions for 2012, I’m still fairly certain he won’t follow through with salad dressing.
Early Bird Special: And not a single truck collision.
“oy oy oy oy”
that’s all they had to say
Early Bird Special: The greatest whistle cover of “Georgia on My Mind” performed by a mullet-sporting 80’s talk-show guest you’ll hear today, guaranteed.
Early Bird Special: Liam Neeson is an intensely unfunny improvisational comedian with full-blown AIDS in the latest promo for Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s Warwick Davis vehicle Life’s Too Short.
Earlier: Johnny Depp has a few choice words for Ricky Gervais.
Early Bird Special: A supercut of “God’s Eye View” shots in various films.
[The straight-down shot] is commonly referred to as a “God’s Eye View” angle. The camera lens is perpendicular to the subject without any POV reference, which gives the viewer an omniscient viewpoint of the character and the surrounding space.