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Author: Louis Geary

New Meme Sees Animals Shoulder To Shoulder

New Meme Sees Animals Shoulder To Shoulder

Even its most infrequent users will know that the internet is no stranger to animal photos. Some animals have made a comfortable living from this fact, such as ‘Grumpy Cat’, whose trademark frown has created a viral empire worth $100 million. With videos of cats dressed as sharks, seals stealing fish and dogs failing to catch tennis…

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Posh Spice Handshake Abortion Is In Vogue

Posh Spice Handshake Abortion Is In Vogue

Vogue Magazine is world-renowned for high-end fashion reporting, so why is some of its video content so shockingly poor? Vogue introduced 73 Questions to help plebs get to know its “favorite personalities”. In it the likes of Daniel Radcliffe and Vogue Editor Anna Wintour are subjected to an unrelenting 6-minute barrage of questions. One that caught my attention was Victoria Beckham’s…

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Cross-party Frozen Karaoke Exposes Cold Truth About British Homes

Cross-party Frozen Karaoke Exposes Cold Truth About British Homes

Politicians singing an honest version of ‘Let it Go’ in parliament? They said it couldn’t be done. This week is #ColdHomesWeek, where the Energy Bill Revolution and its alliance of 200 major charities, businesses and unions is putting pressure on political parties to pledge spending on insulating homes. We made ‘Let Them Freeze‘ in collaboration with video pranksters…

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Don’t Panic Invades World’s Biggest Gadget Show

Don’t Panic Invades World’s Biggest Gadget Show

In a Don’t Panic Production for Mindshare, we sent Journalist, satirist and prankster Nimrod Kamer to the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Nimrod plays the part of an eccentrically-dressed ‘Innovation Messiah’ for one of the world’s biggest tech corporations, one that made a fortune in the CD-ROM boom of the early 90s.…

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Don’t Panic Named Twice In The Drum’s New Year Honours

Don’t Panic Named Twice In The Drum’s New Year Honours

To round off a huge year for Don’t Panic, The Drum has singled us out for producing both the Best Video and the Best Charity Ad of 2014. This recognition was for ‘Everything is NOT Awesome’, made for Greenpeace, and ‘Most Shocking Second a Day’, made for Save the Children. Don’t Panic was the only…

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Don’t Panic Scores 2nd Best Ad of the Year

Don’t Panic Scores 2nd Best Ad of the Year

After all of the year’s successes for Most Shocking Second a Day, AdWeek has now picked it as the year’s second-best ad. This places it above John Lewis’ Monty the Penguin (5th) and Card Store’s ‘World’s Toughest Job‘ (10th). AdWeek’s published a top ten list of the best ads of 2014 as an annual round-off.…

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Beware the viral ‘experiment’!

Beware the viral ‘experiment’!

Never before has the internet been so alive with scientific discovery! From Philae’s successful landing on Comet 67P (and a hilarious reaction that followed) to guerrilla social experiments, people have been sharing experiments and discoveries like a banker shares debt. Here I focus on a kind of experiment that has gone viral, time and again:…

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‘Lovie Letters’ Traces Most Shocking Second a Day Journey

‘Lovie Letters’ Traces Most Shocking Second a Day Journey

After a successful haul for Don’t Panic at this year’s Lovie Awards, ‘Lovie Letters’ has gone on and produced a lovely interview with the minds behind our acclaimed Most Shocking Second a Day video. Lovie Letters is a collection of “unique, behind the scenes stories that puts you in the heads of the people responsible…

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