Viral Video Watch: Emeril’s Attorney, Amnesty Prank, Megan Fox for Armani


Among the most-shared videos on YouTube this week — a cooking demo by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse’s attorney, Mark Stein, for Philadelphia Cooking Creme. Looks like Kraft’s “huge marketing campaign” to support the Philly Creme Cheese spin-off’s launch has paid off.

After the jump: some deliberately slow-loading viral videos, and the trending Megan Fox for Armani spot.[more]

On behalf of client Amnesty International, DDB Hungary seeded YouTube with videos titled for viral pop (such as the video, “Monkey learns how to send emails”) and created instead a visual simulation of slow-loading frustration … followed by a message playing on the hurry up and wait frustration felt by the world’s hungry:

Megan Fox’s new commercial for Armani is trending for obvious SEO reasons (“Megan Fox” and “underwear”):