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May 27, 2016

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Behind the Stunt: How a Fake Book Cover Got 5 Million Views

This is pretty amusing...

Intending to exploit that contagious reaction last month, Scott put together a social experiment as part of a video series he was doing for Playboy. Printing up a number of absurdly fake book covers -- from "Ass Eating Made Simple" to "Mein Kampf: For Kids!" -- he hit New York's subway system to fake read them. Almost immediately, one of them was photographed by a redditor and went viral (racking up over 1 million views there). The video that followed did more than 4.6 million views and was covered by multiple outlets including The Guardian, Complex, and The Huffington Post. And this week, he followed up with part two of the video.

And Open Thread until Ace shows up with a 12,000 word review of...something.


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