Unlikely Quotes from The Hobbit

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Chicago-based comedy group Octavarius presents a compilation of quotes that are unlikely to be said by Gandalf, Thorin and Bilbo Baggins in this short parody of the upcoming film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey."

PSA of the Day: Africa for Norway

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Africa for Norway is a mock PSA campaign launched by the Norwegian Students' and Academics' International Assistance Fund (SAIH) to raise global awareness of Western-centric stereotypes and cliché that often prevail in ads for relief funds in African countries. H/t goes to TheDailyDot.



PSA of the Day is a feature series presenting a variety of notable public service announcements, cautionary messages and even parodies.

Ask a Network Head: Why Doesn't MTV Play Music Videos Anymore?

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YouTube's comedy sketch duo Brian Firenzi and Maria Del Carmen provide a clever (and sadly, reasonable) answer to why there are little to no music videos playing on MTV these days.

Sexy Song of the Day

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Jack Black and Kyle Gass continue their Tenacious D comeback with a new (and somewhat Not Safe For Work) video for the song "Low Hangin' Fruit," which serves as a double entendre for sexy times and really, really idiotic business catchphrases (see also: synergy). The D's latest record Rize of the Fenix was released on May 15.

[buzzfeed]

Movie Trailer of the Day

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Although an unfortunate and extremely tragic incident has marred the original title of this film, The Watch (previously Neighborhood Watch), has more in line with Tom Hanks' 1989 movie, The Burbs, inasmuch as it's about a bunch of nosy dudes (Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Richard Ayoade, and Jonah Hill) figuring out all the weirdness going on in their neighborhood. This trailer is Not Safe For Work, btw.

[avclub]

Fake Boy Band Reunites!

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Fake Boy Band Reunites!
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If you remember MTV during its late 90s/early 00s heyday of awesome shows like Clone High and Undressed, then you might remember their stab at lampooning the boy band craze with their sitcom, 2gether. The remaining living members of the show are reuniting for a Q&A and performance at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, which begs the question, Jon Lovitz has a comedy club?

[ohnotheydidnt]

The Early Bird Special

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If you're feeling nostalgic, wanna see a trainwreck, or you might be a 15 year old girl, then seeing this kid belt out songs from every Blink-182 album in under a minute may be a good way to start your day. Or you might feel ashamed that you find yourself singing along with some of these jams.