Awesome Parodies

Bird Box Honest Trailer

Bird Box Honest Trailer

Screen Junkies skewers Netflix’s adaptation of the sci-fi thriller novel Bird Box. Watch and laugh at the emotionally abusive mom, the long cliché setup, the bad guys who have vague abilities, and that freakin’ impossible boat ride.

M. Night Shyamalan’s Brick

M. Night Shyamalan’s Brick

What’s more horrifying than The Horde’s carnivorous The Beast? How about a weatherman with an IQ of 48 who loves lamps and can summon a trident? Funny or Die is onto something with this Anchorman and Glass mashup.

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The Mystery

The Mystery

(PG-13: Language) “Before that.” Comedy duo BriTANicK come out of their online hibernation to give us a skit about a wise detective and a client who turns out to have astounding memory under pressure. The latter needs to work on his parody skills though.

Droptree Infomercial

Droptree Infomercial

They Shoot It AND Edit It! Portland commercial production company Droptree pitches their services in a hilarious way – instead of a traditional showreel, they shot an infomercial packed with every cliché in the book. Be sure to check out their Angelfire website too.

Secret Alien

Secret Alien

Chris and Jack poke fun at a sci-fi/horror trope, as a dangerous alien creature hides within one member of their exploration crew, and the leader decides it’s a good idea to do try old blood test method from The Thing… but not everyone agrees with his methodology.

Unbreakable Honest Trailer

Unbreakable Honest Trailer

Meet David Dunn, a man who can see your evil deeds with a touch, lift heavy weights, has a badass immune system, and can make long pauses mid-sentence. Screen Junkies pokes fun at M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable, just in time for Glass to hit theaters.

Reggie Watts Does Radiohead

Reggie Watts Does Radiohead

A bit from a 2012 Central Park performance by Reggie Watts in which he replicated the esoteric and offbeat sounds of Thom Yorke and the gang from Radiohead. It’s so spot-on that some are calling it a “cover” rather than a “parody.” Download or stream the track here.

Classicool

Classicool

Artist Dito von Tease turned classical portraits into selfies, alluding to the opposite backgrounds of the commissioned portrait and the digital self-portrait. The former was a privilege of the rich, while the latter is available to anyone with a phone.

Apple Bad Lip Reading

Apple Bad Lip Reading

“Now let’s talk about the Apple Hole. This is indeed a mini black hole so it could have many uses.” Bad Lip Reading takes on Apple’s product launches, inventing products such as the Skin Twist, Lickamaforbus, and Handsome Anthony.

The Night Before Metal Gear

The Night Before Metal Gear

“‘Twas the night before Christmas, all through Mother Base, not a genome was stirring, not even Skullface.” Solid Snake voice actor David Hayter teams up with Liquid Snake voice actor Cam Clarke to read a Metal Gear-themed variant of A Visit from St. Nicholas.

Girlfriend Reviews

Girlfriend Reviews

Girlfriend Reviews is a YouTube channel that offers a fresh take on video game reviews. Instead of analyzing the game itself, it looks at the value of a game from the perspective of a girlfriend who’s often relegated to watching her boyfriend play the game.

Making a Skate Video

Making a Skate Video

(PG-13: Language) We’ve seen some pretty impressive skateboarding videos over the years, but it turns out that it’s not always about the skill of the boarder. Jeff Won Song and guys at Thrasher Magazine share a little behind the scenes footage of how it’s REALLY done.

Japanese Spider-Man Honest Trailer

Japanese Spider-Man Honest Trailer

Screen Junkies jumped into the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse hype train in the best way. Presenting Toei’s officially-licensed take on Spider-Man in the 1970’s. He shoots guns, he summons giant robots, he says he’s from hell. Japan has weird spiders.

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The Office Was a Bad Show

The Office Was a Bad Show

While many of us thought The Office was a great series while it was on the air, Gus Johnson has a very different opinion. Over the next 4+ minutes, you’ll learn about all of the really basic things the show did wrong during its nine ill-advised seasons on NBC.

Prank Pack Gift Boxes

Prank Pack Gift Boxes
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Prank-O’s Prank Packs are gift boxes that go all in on fooling your loved ones. All six sides of the pack are printed with graphics about a ridiculous product, such as a boring and insanely difficult puzzle, or a video game about household chores.

Emotional Street Signs

Emotional Street Signs

April Soetarman’s work went viral when she anonymously installed what looked like a street sign, but actually said “Attention: You Are Wonderful And Deserve Every Happiness.” You can now get that sign as well as others she made by helping her raise funds.

2019 NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar

2019 NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar
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Longshorts is back once again with its NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar. This lighthearted parody of pin-up calendars features “12 of the city’s most scintillating and good-humored yellow cab drivers.” A portion of the proceeds go to the University Settlement.

Siri Break Up

Siri Break Up

(PG-13) A man experiences a breakup with his girlfriend in the worst way possible, as her entire Dear John letter is read to him by the electronic voice living inside of his iPhone. Craig Tovey’s short film is an amusing commentary on dating and relationships in the 21st century.

Batman Animated Honest Trailer

Batman Animated Honest Trailer

Screen Junkies takes on the masterpiece that is Batman: The Animated Series, a cartoon featuring Bruce Wayne, the master of everything – including insults and jump scares, Alfred the burninator, and rectangular people. Buckle up scum bucket.

Captain Marvel Weird Trailer

Captain Marvel Weird Trailer

Captain Marvel has a much more painful landing, meets Patrick from Spongebob, dancing Peter Parker, and more wacky characters before sending Thanos moonwalking back into his portal in this silly trailer mashup from the master Aldo Jones.

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Oculus Rift in the ’80s

Oculus Rift in the ’80s

Wow, look at this! It’s like I’m in the movie TRON! Squirrel Monkey’s Wonders of the World Wide Web offers up another bit of retrorevisionist technology – a version of Oculus’ rift virtual reality system designed to run an IBM PC with at least an Intel 80286 chip.

Phone Wallet Keys

Phone Wallet Keys

(PG-13: Language) Adam Sandler returns to what made us love him in the first place with his Netflix standup special 100% Fresh. This digital exclusive clip offers a taste of what to expect, a gem of a rap about a man just living an ordinary life like the rest of us.

Freddy vs. Jason Fight Commentary

Freddy vs. Jason Fight Commentary

(Gore) “Jason is an emotionless golem, with a solid chin, one-punch KO power, and seemingly no fears to manipulate…” Auralnauts adds a fight commentary to the 2003 flick Freddy vs. Jason, as the two horror giants battle it out between the real and dream worlds.

Ultimate East/West Bowl Collection

Ultimate East/West Bowl Collection

Yes, we’ve seen Key & Peele’s parodies of football player names before, but it being football season, we couldn’t resist sharing this compilation that Comedy Central just dropped, jam-packed with more laughs per minute than we’ve had in a long time.

HISHE: Ant-Man & The Wasp

HISHE: Ant-Man & The Wasp

How It Should Have Ended takes on the inconsistencies and illogical sequences in Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp, such as the Wasp forgetting that she can fly, how Janet survived all this time, and of course ignoring the Infinity War.

Pee-Wee’s Big Halloween

Pee-Wee’s Big Halloween

Funny or Die knocked it out of the park with their mashup of Halloween and Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, in which everyone’s favorite bowtied goofball really loses his mind and starts stalking Jamie Lee Curtis. We always thought there was a little something “off” about the guy.

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