Compare These Two Viral Videos
// June 21st, 2010 // Uncategorized
On Friday over on my “real” job at NESN.com I posted this video of Florida recruit Sammy Watkins giving some hipster at his high school the business:
This was met with a huge influx of reader submissions about so called “other” viral videos of football players across the country. Particularly this one of Reagan Maula from the University of Hawaii running through a wall:
Look in my mind the answer is clear cut: Sammy Watkins laid out a hipster for the good of all humanity and got it on tape. Reagan Malua ran through some dry wall in a “staged moment of isanity” what makes one video work and the other fail is that unintentional hilarity of one and the faux-tough guy schtick of Hawaii’s fullback. Bottom line, one guy gave an emo kid something to cry about the other ran through some sheetrock. You be the judge.