January 27, 2011
Subway Riders Freak Out Over Rat
Hardened, street-wise New Yorkers start screaming like '50s cartoon housewives and jump on their seats once a rat is spotted in a subway car. The little guy finally makes an appearance towards the end of the video, just like "Jaws." Between this and the rat that crawled on the guy's face, it's good to see plague carriers are commuting.
The King's (Real) Speech
Footage and audio of King George VI, subject of "The King's Speech" in which he was played by Colin Firth, addressing a large crowd in Scotland. It's a fascinating exhibit of the numerous speech impediments that plagued George throughout his life. Poor guy. The halting stammer gets really bad at about the two minute mark.
James Franco and Anne Hathaway's First Oscars Promo
The first spot for the Academy Awards featuring this year's handsome new hosts, Anne Hathaway and James Franco. They could be fun. Can't be any more forgettable than Hugh Jackman and Ellen DeGeneres hosting the Oscars. Wait, Hugh Jackman and Ellen DeGeneres hosted the Oscars?