Okay, you’re at work bored and stressed at the same time. You close the door and you want to turn your mind off for a couple of minutes, a half hour or the rest of the afternoon. Take a mind vacation here as we present an ever expanding ever evolving array of PRBlogNews favorite web videos.
#1 All time. TOM CRUISE WACKO SCIENTOLOGY VIDEO. This is the one that spawned a mock legal battle between Scientologist alien lawyers and Nick Denton at Gawker, who smartly played it for all the traffic it was worth (a spike of a million uniques in a day). This video inspired many fledgling directors to over dub it, inject aliens, disco and toilet paper and Hillary Clinton into the mix while vying for instant YouTube fame. Some of those videos are funny and inventive but none convey the sheer terror and weirdness of the original Mr. Cruise speaking in code, cackling like a madman, with that Manson-like laser focus and robotic hand gestures. This is way beyond Oprah couch jumping. 9:34. 01/08. UPDATE: If this video has been removed again by Scientologist lawyers check it out on Gawker.
“I have to tell you something – it is rough and tumble, and it’s wild and wooly, and it’s a blast, it’s a blast, it really is fun because, dammit, there is nothing better than the going out there and fighting the fight and suddenly you see things are better. – Tom Cruise
#1 Sports ROCKET INJECTS STEROIDS INTO MIKE WALLACE. Roger Clemens breaks down and admits to rampant steroid. 1:29, 01/08.
#1 Entertainment PARIS MAKES JAIL FUN. 31 million views on this so far. Why? It is enduringly fun. Campy production. 2:47. 06/07.