Budding rapper, glamorous nobody and quirky dog steal show - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Your Week in Viral Videos: Talent in places you would never think to look

  • Viral VideosMore>>

  • Viral videos: Obviously, polar bears are fans of snow

    Viral videos: Obviously, polar bears are fans of snow

    Sunday, January 15 2017 11:19 AM EST2017-01-15 16:19:21 GMT
    Sunday, January 15 2017 11:19 AM EST2017-01-15 16:19:21 GMT

    Zoos are full of animals that like the cold, so when snow descends on a zoo that houses animals that can tolerate the cold weather, we get a gift in the form of animals flipping out over snow.

    Zoos are full of animals that like the cold, so when snow descends on a zoo that houses animals that can tolerate the cold weather, we get a gift in the form of animals flipping out over snow.

  • Your Week in Viral Videos: It's all about America

    Your Week in Viral Videos: It's all about America

    Saturday, July 5 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-07-05 18:26:03 GMT
    Saturday, July 5 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-07-05 18:49:27 GMT
    This great land of ours turned 238 years old Friday.What do you get an old lady who has seen it all, done it all and lived to tell the story according to her own narrative? The answer, obviously, is a rapping George Washington.
    This great land of ours turned 238 years old Friday.What do you get an old lady who has seen it all, done it all and lived to tell the story according to her own narrative? The answer, obviously, is a rapping George Washington.
  • Your Week in Viral Videos: Winter produced something good

    Your Week in Viral Videos: Winter produced something good

    WGN's Dan Ponce was inspired by the frostbitten abyss that is his hometown to belt out the recent Oscar-winning standard Let It Go.
    WGN's Dan Ponce was inspired by the frostbitten abyss that is his hometown to belt out the recent Oscar-winning standard Let It Go.

(RNN) – If you heard Tina Fey rapping and thought that was a fish out of water moment, you're really going to get a kick out of the hidden talent of Alison Brie.

The blue-eyed beauty that plays the mousy and quirky Annie Edison in NBC's Community likes to rap freestyle in her spare time.

No, I didn't st-st-stutter, this girl's got skills to pay the bills. OK, that was really bad.

This clip, on the other hand, is a slam dunk cinch to make you roll with laughter.

OOPS, DID I SAY THAT?

So, let's talk about really embarrassing moments. Stumbling over your words, stumbling over your own feet – bad enough when complete strangers or your crush see you do it.

It's even worse when, say oh, several thousand people are watching you.

The verbal flub by this unwitting anchor is bad enough, but the fact that the weather girl completely loses it and laughs through the entire segment is downright priceless.

Word to the wise – always assume the camera is on. And for you folks who watch broadcast news and live for the moments when the talking heads make total fools of themselves, this one's for you.

WHO WANTS TO POSE WITH A MILLIONAIRE?

Just go ahead and admit it. Brett Cohen is twice as cool as Taylor Lautner and would have made a much better Spiderman than Tobey Maguire.

He's a pretty good singer, too, so a music career is not out of the question. It's amazing that no one appreciates all Cohen's raw talent, which sits behind a face made for Hollywood.

Want to know the truth about Brett Cohen? None of that is true. He's a nobody. Look at you, you've already googled him. Sucker.

He proved that just about anybody will fall for the trappings of glamour, even if the person at the center of attention has no claim to fame.

Frontrunners, posers, leaches – we all know those people. We may be those people and not even realize it. Sad, but true.

CAR RIDES MAKE YOU A KID AGAIN – NO, REALLY

It's like this guy jumped inside the head of just about everyone who has ever been a bored adolescent and made a YouTube video about what he found.

The little guy running beside our car, throwing a ball as close as you can to the ceiling without hitting it, "don't step on the cracks" – if none of that sounds familiar, you didn't have a childhood worth talking about.

This is a brilliant concept set to the perfect soundtrack, and it could be the inspiration for an Academy Award category for online amateur videos.

That last part may be going overboard a bit, but this is still a video worth watching and sharing with everyone you know.

DOG VS. VEGETABLE

It's an epic battle for the ages, and there can be but one winner – you (Admit it, the voice in your head as you read that sentence was the deep-voiced movie announcer, and there was dramatic music playing the background).

Maymo the dog is a canine celebrity thanks to a series of impossibly cute YouTube videos, and this is one of the best.

Watch and enjoy, and remember to have your pets spayed or neutered (Bob Barker, right? Riiiiiight).

ALSO WATCH:

WALRUS CHANNELS HIS INNER MICHAEL JACKSON

VIDEO GAME LOVE BALLAD

THE MOST FRUSTRATED PUPPY IN THE WORLD

BIG GAME, SMALL PACKAGE

DON'T LET YOUR KIDS BE THESE KIDS

Copyright 2012 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly