Inside the Fakes Factory: My Chat With a Viral Image Creator

It's an astounding sight: Buddha carved into a tall rock formation at the Ngyen Khag Taktsang Monastery in China. People talked breathlessly about how they visited the place, saw it with their own eyes. Except that they didn't. Because it's a fake. And this is the guy who faked it. » 2/04/14 4:43pm 2/04/14 4:43pm

Why Are Thousands of People Dreaming About This Man?

Have you dreamed about this man comforting or befriending you over the past five years? Then you are one of thousands across the world who have dreamed "this man." And they have a website to describe their experiences. » 10/25/13 8:40am 10/25/13 8:40am

Has the first viral marketing for The Dark Knight Rises revealed the…

It's been many years since the infamous "Why So Serious" and "I Believe in Harvey Dent" Dark Knight virals that had fans running all over America to attend secret clip screenings, and papered the streets with Gotham paraphernalia. Now, at last, it's time to dust off your Christian Bale whisper-scream, because The… » 12/08/11 7:40am 12/08/11 7:40am

Want To know the secret of Super 8? Watch this footage!

Could this Dharma Initiative-flavored video be the greatest piece of viral marketing J.J. Abrams has ever created? Either way, it reveals the secrets at the heart of his new film, Super 8. Beware: Major spoilers! » 6/09/11 12:11pm 6/09/11 12:11pm

Doggelgänger facial recognition software matches you with your puppy…

No need to search the world over for your other puppy half. Doggelgänger uses facial recognition software to pair you up with the puppy that already shares your handsome features! » 6/08/11 3:31pm 6/08/11 3:31pm

Watch the secret J.J. Abrams video hidden inside Portal 2

We've seen J.J. Abrams' mysterious midnight monster train explode from multiple angles. But what about from inside the train? Hidden in Portal 2's video game extras is some CG footage from inside the monster's train ride. Watch it now. » 4/19/11 10:42am 4/19/11 10:42am

Completely crowd financed film The Tunnel could be better than The…

We're absolute sluts for underground monsters and cave dwellers. So when we found out about The Tunnel (a mockumentary type movie) we were interested. But when we discovered how this horror movie was financing their production - we were invested! » 12/09/10 5:07pm 12/09/10 5:07pm

Bradley Cooper hawks the pill that will let you access 100% of your…

How did we miss this amazing film? Watch the viral for Limitless, a movie about a copywriter who discovers a top-secret drug which bestows him with super human abilities. But with a few small side effects - like death. » 12/09/10 3:27pm 12/09/10 3:27pm

Neill Blomkamp's mysterious video has us fishing in the mud for dead…

This disgustingly delightful teaser video by District 9's Neill Blomkamp was hidden in the pages of the new Wired digital magazine. Could a shaky-cam mockumentary about a secret government-sponsored genetic engineering company be in the works? » 11/23/10 9:36am 11/23/10 9:36am

Tired of losing dogs to both natural and unnatural causes?

Of course you are — and that's why this faux ad for a Make Your Dog Immortal kit hits our sweet spot. Our blasphemous, profane, incredibly wrong sweet spot. [Twitter] » 6/28/10 1:00pm 6/28/10 1:00pm

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Cursing Chronicles

How do you turn a gritty, straight-ahead science fiction drama like Fox's late, lamented Terminator show into a dirty, filthy laugh riot? Easy: Insert bleeped-out profanity. You're welcome, Friday. [Twitter] » 6/25/10 1:00pm 6/25/10 1:00pm

Get ready for the Greater Korean Republic's 2025 US invasion

We were sent a propaganda pamphlet help us get ready for Korea's eventual U.S. invasion. According to these documents, we were asking for it, after the "dual crises of peak oil and the global economic meltdown of 2012-2025." » 6/09/10 7:00am 6/09/10 7:00am

Pixar Goes Old-School Viral to Push Toy Story 3

Not content to simply sell the latest in their flagship franchise, Pixar has created a perfectly crappy '80s TV spot for one of their new characters, Lots o'-Huggin' Bear — and a whole retro-ad YouTube channel around it. » 4/28/10 12:30pm 4/28/10 12:30pm

New Tron Legacy Picture Looks Like The Cyber-Rapture

Here's the big reveal from Tron Legacy's viral ad, which led fans on a mad chase through different arcades all over the world. Here we see a unitard-clad program doing his best "Head Towards The Light, Carol Anne" impression. » 2/25/10 7:00am 2/25/10 7:00am

Would "The Matrix" Have Been Better As A 1930s Musical?

This semi-funny parody of The Matrix picks up on something serious, which is that the Matrix flicks were heavily-inspired by 1930s iconography. I do love the 30s-style trailer, showing the dance sequence. Compare it with a real 30s trailer! » 11/25/09 3:49pm 11/25/09 3:49pm

The G.I. Joe Remake You Really Wanted

If you've ever sat around and reenacted scenes from G.I. Joe with your toys, Paramount's viral movie is for you. The Hasbro toys star in an affectionate parody of the cartoon — right down to the public service announcement. » 8/07/09 2:00pm 8/07/09 2:00pm

The Next Piece To Your 9 Puzzle Is Here

Can you uncover the mystery behind their new viral site for the apocalyptic movie 9? We've got an exclusive piece of the puzzle, to help you uncover what the rag-doll people are trying to tell you. Check it out below. » 7/27/09 12:36pm 7/27/09 12:36pm

See The Violent And Unpredictable Aliens Of District 9

District's 9 anti-alien viral campaign is underway, showing you the many skills the movie's illegal aliens can use against the humans. Check out the full gallery of alien smackdowns, and remember: Do not attempt to apprehend a District 9 resident. » 6/24/09 10:39am 6/24/09 10:39am

Transformers' Viral Videos Create Unconvincing Paranoia

With the second Transformers movie opening this weekend in Europe, Paramount may have decided that one final push was needed to convince moviegoers to watch giant robots in action. That push? Viral videos showing that Transformers are all around us... » 6/19/09 3:34pm 6/19/09 3:34pm

Woody Harrelson Warns You About The End Of Days

Roland Emmerich's end-of-the-world film 2012 has just unrolled a flurry of video rants form the "apocalypse prognosticator" DJ Charlie Frost (Harrelson). Including a cartoon depicting how we're all going to die. » 3/12/09 2:37pm 3/12/09 2:37pm