Urlesque

Insane Ian Parodies Bruno Mars' 'Grenade' with 'Bob-Omb' Video

It's a great week for musical parody! First, Weird Al posted his new Lady Gaga parody, and now Insane Ian -- a geeky gamer answer to Weird Al -- has put out a new Mario-themed video. Ian's song 'Bob-Omb' is a Nintendo-fied spoof of Bruno Mars' 'Grenade,' starring Ian as Mario. You may remember Ian's video budget woes from our post about his Kickstarter campaign. Well, good news: the Grand Theft...

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Friskies' Slobbering Dog Ad Makes the Case for Getting a Cat

Look, I'm going to lay all my cards on the table here: I'm a cat person. Dogs, you're alright, but you'll never compare to the snuzzly, purry goodness of Felis catus. Friskies agrees with me, and they've released this video of a slow-motion slobbering dog to make the case. Of course, Friskies may be a little biased, what with the selling cat food and all. Doggies need love too, especially from...

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Kitten Falls Asleep on Bookshelf

Aww, poor Waldo the kitten! This little six-week old kitty was so tired that he just fell asleep right on the bottom shelf of a bookcase. The only thing cuter than a tiny kitten is a tiny, sleepy kitten! You may notice that this video was first posted in 2007, which makes Waldo almost 4 years old now -- just like Urlesque! -- and he's finally getting the audience he deserves. Waldo's former...

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Hear The Weird Al 'Born This Way' Parody That Lady Gaga Shut Down

Weird Al has been the top name in musical parodies for 30 years, and it's well-known that he always asks artists for their blessing before spoofing them on his albums. Well, Lady Gaga just said no. On his blog, Weird Al describes the unprecedented hoops he jumped through to get Gaga's approval for a "Born This Way" parody, including actually recording the finished song so she could hear it (a...

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Shot to the Nuts Does Not Go as Planned

Sure, it may seem like a good idea to catapult a basketball into your buddy's genital region by jumping onto one end of a skateboard (or it may not, but maybe that's just me), but it turns out it doesn't really work. Because of physics. Or because your buddy got the heck out the way. Anyway, as they say on the internet: FAIL....

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Baby Ocelot Debuts at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo, Locals Die of Cuteness

Okay, so nobody literally died of cuteness, but I did go into a temporary d'awww coma when I saw the first pictures of ocelot kitten Evita exploring her new habitat at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo. As a Seattle resident, I might have some hometown bias, but come on ... Evita is still the size of a regular ol' kitten. Don't act like you don't want to snuggle her. Evita will be out in the viewing...

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New Bad Lip Reading - 'Magic Man,' Starring Ludacris and The Bee Gees

Bad Lip Reading strikes again with what might be their best effort since their first video (the Rebecca Black spoof "Gang Fight"). This new hotness takes Ludacris' "My Chick Bad," makes it about hobbits on mountaintops, and replaces Nicki Minaj with ... The Bee Gees. The new song is called "Magic Man." Yeah, okay, it sounds a little weird, but let me make the case that this is the most creative...

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Dyna Moe's Hipster Animals Are Full of Illustrated Awesomeness

Yeah, there have been a lot of hipster memes out there lately, but Dyna Moe's new Hipster Animals series is more than a meme -- it's fantastic art. You may remember the artist for her stylized drawings of Mad Men characters, but her new series features some original characters who might hit a little close to home for 20-something Brooklynites ... and also, they are animals. Meet a freelance...

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Dog in Milk Pants Feeds Baby Goats

Gladys, a bull terrier, wears special "milk pants" with large milk bottles attached, to feed baby goats. It's not clear why a dog in briefs is any more effective than, say, a stationary milking station, but come on ... it's baby goats. Drinking milk. From a dog's underpants. You just can't argue with that....

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Blind Film Critic Reviews Scream 4

So, Scream 4 is apparently a thing, and it's getting lots of mixed reviews (a 53 on Metacritic and a 57% on Rotten Tomatoes). You should ignore all that, though, because those reviewers saw the movie. Instead, you should check out this Scream 4 review by blind movie critic Tommy Edison, who just heard the movie. Based on the lack of dialogue and the huge amounts of screaming and dramatic music,...

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