Welcome everyone, to Fun Video Friday.  It was Geek Week, so the geeky stuff definitely was all over the place from a number of creators, and we got some pretty winning collaborations and videos in the process.  The talk show circuit had a lot of “YouTube worthy” clips.  The Manning brothers continue their winning ways off the field with yet another commercial that just nails it.  And have you ever been given the weather forecast in an elevator, complete with a map and everything?  Some people have.

Fun Video Friday for August 9, 2013

Stuart Edge, at VidCon, demonstrates how to ask girls out…by calling their parents:


Barely Political introduces us to what would be one of the most dangerous things ever, CarTube:

Devin Supertramp gives us a “Longboarding Adventure:”

SloMo Guys get pelted by hundreds of water balloons…in slow motion…with Freddie Wong:

Rhett & Link present “Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical:”

Mumford & Sons gets Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Ed Helms, and Will Forte to play them in their new video for “Hopeless Wanderer:”

Schmoyoho songifies the news once more with the likes of Joe Biden, John McCain, Rand Paul, and Bill O’Reilly, among others:

Stephen Colbert was set to have Daft Punk on his show, and when they couldn’t come, he made his own music video complete with guest stars:

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Conan O’Brien makes a bit out of his associate producer Jordan Schlansky’s constant Friday lateness, and it’s awesome:

The continuing saga of Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon continues, as Kimmel gets Guillermo to crash Damon’s Elysium press push:

DIRECTV scores a hit with Eli and Peyton Manning singing about the glories of “Football on Your Phone:”

The teaser trailer for the Muppets sequel, Muppets Most Wanted:

While we’re on the subject of Muppets, Cookie Monster sings a song about patience to the tune of Icona Pop’s “I Love It” called “Me Want It (But Me Wait):”

Greg Benson of Mediocre Films pranks elevator riders with the day’s weather forecast:

So you’re bowling a perfect 300 game, it’s your last ball, and then this happens:

It doesn’t have to be Geek Week for Veritasium to show us a “Slow-Mo Non-Newtonian Fluid on a Speaker:”

SciShow’s Hank Green gives us the lowdown on the “Science of Sweetness:”

Mystery Guitar Man explains the optical illusion in one of his videos, but it’s a great stand-alone video about how all of our senses can be fooled:

As always, have a terrific Friday.