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Video Of The Week: Ghost Rider

Posted: February 9, 2013 by jerkmagblog in VIDEO OF THE WEEK
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If you need or want a good laugh, please watch this video. It is a little dry at the beginning, but I promise it gets better.

At first, you might think that this is some awful/stupid joke, because the guy shows you a weird and unrealistic chair that he plans to wear when he drives through a drive-thru. His intentions are to scare these minimum wage paid fast-food workers who hand you your food at the last window.

I don’t want to give away too much and spoil all of the fun, but lets just say that a lot of people actually believe a ghost just ordered a Big Mac and a large fry.

Who knows, maybe this prank will lead to a great April Fool’s joke.

– Shannon Hazlitt

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On Sunday afternoon, daredevil Felix Baumgartner fell to the earth from 24 miles up. With the use of special gear and guidance from retired Air Force Col. Joseph Kittinger, Baumgartner completed his fall in four minutes and 20 seconds, reaching a maximum speed of 833.9 miles per hour.

This video of the week filmed his preparation for the fall and the entire four minutes and 20 seconds it took to complete it.

I know that if I were in his shoes, I would definitely be changing my pants as soon as I landed back on earth. You go Felix; you are now much cooler than the guy who tight roped across Niagara Falls.

On a more inspirational, ‘go after your dreams’ note, during his news conference after the fall, Baumgartner said, “I know the whole world is watching now, and I wish the world could see what I see, and sometimes you have to go really high up to see how small you are.”

-Chelsey Perry

As you all have heard, Gangnam Style, by South Korean rapper Psy, bas become one of the most popular songs in America this past month. If you have not yet heard the song, I am actually a little offended because it was our video of the week last week. So shame on you.

If you have to ask, it is indeed better than “Call Me Maybe.” MUCH better.

Anyway, this week I am giving you the parody of the most likely one-hit wonder, “Mitt Romney Style.” Aside the point of party affiliation, this music video is one of the funniest videos I have ever seen. Not only is the song catchy, looking at this man dressed as Romney is hilarious.

I hope you enjoy!

-Chelsey Perry

I shouldn’t even have to explain myself.

-Chelsey Perry

Most of us can relate to the feeling of being too fat, overweight and self-conscious about our body image. In today’s society, there is no greater pressure on females than to have the “perfect body” that we see in movies, magazines and advertisements. Everywhere we look, we cannot escape the message depicted from society to fit into those size 0 jeans.

For those of us who struggle to find beauty within ourselves, some must turn to those who can find it, even when you think you can’t. Jennifer Livingston, an anchor for La Crosse, Wisconsin, was one of those women.

Jennifer received an email from a local viewer complaining about her weight. The perpetrator behind this email wrote hurtful comments regarding Jennifer’s weight, her incapability to be a role model for young girls, and that if she wants to fulfill her public duty, she will learn to present and promote a healthier lifestyle than the one she chooses now.

Wow. No other words come to mind except wow. What a hurtful, insensitive, rude, and offensive email this person put together to bash this woman’s appearance. It is simply unimaginable that not only do women find themselves being criticized by the media, but now their peers? The only way to come back at these bullies is to stand up to them, and that is just what Jennifer did. As she laughed it off and fought back with her own words, she set an example for so girls and women across the world to stand up for yourself. Don’t let a bully put you down, if anything, they should be disappointed in themselves for hurting someone the way this bully did to Jennifer.

Not everyone is going to be a skinny model, and the sad reality is, most people think that’s how our society should be.

It is all of our jobs to make sure that we stop these incidents from happening again. At the end of Jennifer’s segment she concluded, “We are better than that bully. We are better than this email. We are better than the bullies that would try to take us down.”

You go girl.

-Chelsey Perry

After it was brought to my attention that Charlie, one of our blog editors, had no idea who Jenna Marbles was – I found it necessary to dedicate this week’s video to one of my favorite Jenna videos.

If you have been living under a rock for the past three years, like Charlie and don’t know who Jenna is,  she is a college graduate who devotes her time to making hilarious videos on YouTube. She works side-by-side with her two dogs, Mr. Marbles and Kermit and prefers to speak in a baby voice the entire video.

In this video, “How To Avoid Talking To People You Don’t Want To Talk To,” Jenna demonstrates how to avoid and scare off any creep who tries talking to you.

For some of us, this could be useful when we are walking past Starbucks on Marshall Street or at an open frat party when that ugliest guy at the party insists on standing way too close to your ass.

Watch, listen and learn. Oh, and Charlie, you’re welcome.

-Chelsey Perry

I don’t know if any of you have heard about this new YouTube sensation (maybe its old but its new to me so let me have my moment), but I have recently jumped on the bandwagon and haven’t stopped laughing my ass off.

It is called Bad Lip Reading and they are YouTube clips of movies and speeches that are voiced over to what the speaker’s mouths look like they could be saying. Make sense?

For example, if I turn to you and said “elephant shoe,” it looks like I could be saying, “I love you.” Got it now? Good.

Basically this is what Bad Lip Reading videos are doing to political figures such as Mitt Romney, President Obama and to awkward clips of Edward and Bella from the Twilight series.

If you find it amusing to mock the Twilight series any chance you get (I am definitely team Katniss and Peeta), this video is just for your. Not only are Edward and Bella the most awkward couple (oops, not anymore) ever in the movie but the voiced over conversation makes it ten times better.

Take a look at the video and I promise that you will not regret it and if you are a politics guru like me, you will find the “More Mitt” and “Joe Biden” videos just as amusing.

-Chelsey Perry