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Gin and Topics: Lip-Sync Contest and Silly Men

By: Gini Dietrich | May 10, 2013 | 
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Gin and TopicsIt’s Friday. It’s spring time. Cycling season officially began this week. It’s happy time!

First things first, did you see Iron Man 3 last weekend? If you haven’t yet seen it, it’s definitely a big screen movie. I saw it in 3D (mmmmm…RDJ in 3D) and it was worth the few extra bucks. Also, Gwyneth Paltrow is stunning in it. I have a crush on her, too.

This weekend is The Great Gatsby. Though I loved the book in high school, I didn’t love it as much when I re-read it last year. But I’m still looking forward to the movie, if only for the cinematography.

For those of you who have kids and can’t get to the movies, I’ll make you a deal. Buy me cupcakes from Sweet Mandy B’s and I’ll watch your kids so you can go to the show.

Deal?

Until then, I bring a little bit of Hollywood to your inbox with Gin and Topics. This week’s videos are courtesy of Christina Pappas, Mr. D., Heidi Massey, Bill Dorman, and Roger Friedensen.

5. Dog Dancing. For real, this dog dances to Eminem. To the beat and everything. Even does what he song lyrics ask him to do. I have to figure out how to get Jack Bauer to do this. So funny!

4. What Doesn’t Kill You. I can’t decide if this will warm your heart or make you cry. This young woman worked with her nurses and fellow warriors to create a music video about cancer and your journey. It’s pretty incredible.

3. Masculine Moments. Someone with too much time on their hands put together a montage of the top five masculine moments on television. Let’s just say they all involve sexy women, some hot rod cars, and men.

2. The Human Connection. This is from the Cleveland Clinic, but it’s so well done, you don’t realize it’s advertising. Get out the Kleenex because it will make you tear up. Guys, you too. No one is immune.

1. Lip-Sync Off with Jon Krasinski. If you haven’t seen this lip-sync off between Jimmy Fallon and Jon Krasinski, trust me when I say it’s worth the eight minute investment. Not only are they super talented and hilarious, you’ll find yourself wanting to hold the same contest among your friends.

Have a great weekend!

About Gini Dietrich


Gini Dietrich is the founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich, a Chicago-based integrated marketing communications firm. She is the lead blogger here at Spin Sucks and is the founder of Spin Sucks Pro. She is the co-author of Marketing in the Round and co-host of Inside PR. Her second book, Spin Sucks, is available now.

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Word Ninja
Word Ninja

Cleveland Clinic's is just like the training video my daughter had to watch a few years ago when she was hired by Chick-fil-A. Part of the training involves being conscious of each customer and co-worker as an individual. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2v0RhvZ3lvY 

rosemaryoneill
rosemaryoneill

Little known factoid... I once won a contest to lip sync all of the words to Sugar Hill Gang's Rapper's Delight. LOVE that Fallon video!

PattiRoseKnight1
PattiRoseKnight1

This is the best Gin and Topics so far....The Cleveland Clinic is outstanding and I LOVE the switching of key to room 808 - CLASSIC!


yvettepistorio
yvettepistorio

I <3 Jimmy Fallon!!! And that dog shaking it's thang...too cute!!

TaraGeissinger
TaraGeissinger

Not sure if my husband will like you feeding my Jon Krasinski obsession, @Gini Dietrich! :) Definitely what I needed this Friday though! 

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