Earlier today I emailed my chum Jim Adams asking him if he had a picture of something I needed for something I was writing.
Jim quickly responded that he didn't (bummer), but as a way of softening the blow he pointed me at an interesting video of a motor bike review. It's not that I actually have a motor bike, you understand, but the way the reviewer talked about things really made me laugh – like the part when he goes for a test drive and you hear him commenting about the guy driving a Volvo.
Of course this immediately reminded me of that really funny Triumph Rocket III video, where they show things like "Performing an emergency stop to help someone who's dropped their badger in road."
In turn, this reminded me of the legendary Rockwell Retro Encabulator video – a spoof that (to my mind at least) has rarely, if ever, been equaled:
This last one just fills me with awe and admiration. How could that guy keep a straight face while saying all of that? If any of these remind you of your own favorite "laugh-out-loud" videos, please share them with the rest of us.
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I thoroughly enjoy being one uped or in this case two uped by Max, even though the Rockwell video is one of those oldies but goodies. When I watched the first video, I chuckled, then the second made me laugh so hard that the cold I’ve been trying to get over, came rushing back with coughing spasms. Not to worry, it was well worth it.
405 the movie is one of my all time favorites. For some reason, I couldn't get it to play tonight, but I've see it before. I also thing that the "Air New Zealand An Unexpected Briefing" posted i another blog on this site will go down as a classic too.
Good ones. Humor is best with a suprise at the end. Super Humor works even though the surprise is known. I've replayed this one many times and it's still funny.
MarvA - That is a good one. If more companies put that kind of creativity into their ads, I certainly wouldn't mind watching them.
One of the nice things about Youtube is that it has allowed so many really talented and creative individuals to showcase their work. Too many to list.