THE VIRAL VIDEO MANIFESTO – VIDEO LIST
Rule Four: Ultimately, It’s All About Humanity
Greyson Chance Singing Paparazzi (2010)
JK Wedding Entrance Dance (2009)
Jill Peterson and Kevin Heinz are about to get married, but first, their whole wedding party comes dancing down the aisle.
Numa Numa (2004)
This simple lip-synch video is one of the biggest viral videos of all time.
Charlie bit my finger – again ! (2007)
Yes, Charlie bites his brother’s finger – again.
Soldier homecoming surprise mix (2010)
Where the Hell is Matt? 2008 (2008)
Susan Boyle – Britains Got Talent 2009 Episode 1 – Saturday 11th April | HD High Quality (2009)
Paul Potts sings Nessun Dorma (2007)
☆”Britains Got Talent or Americas Got Talent ♥ Connie Talbot WOWs Simon Cowell !” (2007)
Coca-Cola Happiness Machine (2010)
Coca-Cola keeps it true, Candid Camera-style.
Everest elevator (Rémi Gaillard) (2011)
Rémi Gaillard, the master of online Candid Camera-style videos, climbs up an elevator shaft.
Improv Everywhere : Frozen Grand Central (2008)
Charlie Todd’s Improv Everywhere is particularly good at creating situations that provoke great candid responses.
Star Wars Kid (Original version: 2002)
This video of an imitation of a lightsaber battle was both contagious and subject to a lot of ridicule. But for a lot of us, we can recognize something of ourselves in that awkward kid pretending to be a Jedi.
Selyna Bogino – Tigerpalast 2011 (2011)
Italian juggler Selyna Bogino performing live at the Tigerpalast in Frankfurt, Germany.
Selyna Bogino doing the 5 balls longest routine ever! XD (2011)
Selyna Bogino, “practicing at home for fun,” and giving her act a simpler, more human presentation.
Cute Puppy falling asleep. Golden retriever puppy (2008)
funny cats (2006)
Puppy vs. Cat (2006)
The Sneezing Baby Panda (2006)
Battle at Kruger (2007)
Porcupine who thinks he is a puppy! (2009)
Ark Hotel Construction time lapse building 15 storeys in 2 days (48 (2010)
Watch a skyscraper go up in 2 days, compressed into 2 minutes.
OK Go – This Too Shall Pass – Rube Goldberg Machine version – (2010)
Here’s OK Go’s huge Rube Goldberg machine with over 700 household items along a half-mile-long course – all captured in what looks like a single, unedited shot.
The Page Turner (2011)
The Way Things Go (Original version: 1987)
This is a short excerpt from the 30-minute film Der Lauf der Dinge (The Way Things Go) by Swiss artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss, one of the most extraordinary chain reaction videos ever made.
Sony BRAVIA – Balls (Hi-Res) (2005)
sony bravia colours – pyramids tv advert (2007)
Sony’s Pyramids is, the way we see it, less emotional, disrespectful to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and consequently less successful than its predecessors.
Sony Bravia – Domino City (2008)
All the humans in this video don’t react to the amazing dominoes around them. This makes the video curiously unreal, unemotional, and less contagious.
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