1. It has been announced that Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Melissa McCarthy will be among the presenters at this year’s Golden Globe Awards, which airs this Sunday night at 8pm on NBC. So, there you go, that’s three celebrities who aren’t afraid to be in the same room with the evening’s host, Ricky Gervais.… Read More
Just when we thought the Rebecca Black meme had finally gone the way of All Your Base, it’s back — in the form of a Kohl’s commercial encouraging us to shop on Black Friday, no less. Over the weekend, we saw the ad just about every time we turned on our TV, to our great despair. The ordeal got us thinking about the big business of Internet memes, which are turning up more and more often in mainstream advertisements. After the jump, we look at Antoine Dodson, Honey Badger, and many more online celebrities who became pitchmen.
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Because there’s never enough time in the day to post about all of the cool stuff that we stumble across, a new daily roundup of our favorite b-sides…
Fasten your seat belts, kids: Gawker.TV just put together the top videos of 2009 into one 3 minute clip. It’s an intense rundown of the the most talked about/blogged/reblogged/tweeted/stumbled videos of the last 11 and a half months. So what makes this different from all the other video of the year lists? Everything is included: from Keyboard Cat and the recent Snooki punch out to David after the Dentist. If you didn’t have the time to watch the best viral videos of 2009, check out the video after the… Read More