Gini Dietrich

Gin and Topics: What Does the Fox Say?

By: Gini Dietrich | September 27, 2013 | 

Gin and TopicsBy Gini Dietrich

I’m baaaaaaack!

I snuck myself into the Gin and Topics rotation. There are some advantages to being the shallow figurehead.

Can you believe it’s almost October? I need to get my Halloween stuff out this weekend and get my house ready for fall.

It’s been a crazy couple of months. I had a cycling accident that landed me in the emergency room and then I got the flu so bad, not only did it last two weeks (TWO WEEKS), I actually canceled a speaking engagement AND called in sick. Unheard of.

But Laura Petrolino told me I’m good until 2016 so I’m taking her words to heart and going full force from today forward.

And that starts with Gin and Topics. I had a little help from MATTIE DIETRICH (she gets very excited when we do that to her name), Jeannie Walters, Liz Reusswig, and Mr. D.

5. #Hashtag with Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake. When I heard Justin Timberlake was making a visit to Jimmy Fallon this week, I knew we were in for a surprise. As usual, the dynamic duo came up with something awesome for their time together. #iheartjustintimberlakemostguyswanttobehim

4. One Adorable Solar System Expert. If I had kids, this is how I would want them to be…super smart and irresistibly adorable. Five-year-old Marshall Kimber goes on Ellen to talk about everything he knows about the solar system. He tells Ellen why Pluto is not a planet, what his favorite planet is, and why Uranus is your bum. He sings a song, pronounces an R, and asks for a gift. You’ll fall in love.

3. What Does the Fox Say? We were at the Bears home opener and Jeannie asked me if I had seen the fox video all the kids are watching. I had not so she sent this to me. I’m not sure I can do it justice talking about it. You have to watch it. I’ll leave you with this…what does the fox say?

2. BatDad. So this guy puts on a Batman mask, talks in a lower voice, and takes six second videos of him talking to his family. This is a compilation of all of those videos and it is H-I-larious! I don’t know what is more funny: His wife rolling his eyes at him every time he speaks to her, his son answering him in the same lower voice, or the girls screaming with laughter as they run for the bus.

1. Lip Sync Battle with Joseph Gordon Levitt, Stephen Merchant, and Jimmy Fallon. I contend if Mr. D had a late night show, this is the type of stuff he would do. He’d bring his friends on and they’d talk in hashtags and have lip sync battles.  Maybe even Batman would make an appearance. I think Stephen Merchant wins this battle with “All the Single Ladies,” but JGL is a very close second when he lip syncs Nicki Minaj.

Have a great weekend!

About Gini Dietrich

Gini Dietrich is the founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich, an integrated marketing communications firm. She is the author of Spin Sucks, co-author of Marketing in the Round, and co-host of Inside PR. She also is the lead blogger at Spin Sucks and is the founder of Spin Sucks Pro. Join the Spin Sucks   community!

  • Now that I finished prancersizing I am here to say, I am BatDad and Dear Abby and about 15 other people. 😉

    • Joshua Wilner/A Writer Writes YOU are BatDad?!? Man, bdorman264 and I never would have gotten that one.

      • ginidietrich bdorman264 I am crafty that way. I like posing as the father of very blond children.

        • Joshua Wilner/A Writer Writes ginidietrich bdorman264 OH MY GOD JOSH!!! HAHAHAHA! I can’t believe you wrote that!!!

  • ZOMG, Marshall.

    • jasonkonopinski Right?!? It’s not Uranus because anus means bum.

  • susancellura

    I LOVE BatDad!!

    • susancellura I’m pretty sure Mr. D is mad he didn’t do that.

      • susancellura

        ginidietrich I think there are a lot of parents who wish they had thought of it!

        • susancellura ginidietrich He can be Robin and do it?!

        • susancellura

          LOL! I will send you a picture of Jeff and you will crack up trying to imagine him as Robin!

  • JGL totally won that one, hands down! I can’t get enough Jimmy!!!

  • glad you are back gert… and you are CRAZEE- JGL owned!

  • SarahArg

    I love all of these!! I watched the Lip Sync battle the other night, literally laughed out loud by myself and I completely adore Joseph Gordon Levitt. He killed it in his last song 😉

    • SarahArg I laughed out loud during Single Ladies. So funny!

      • susancellura

        ginidietrich SarahArg  Single Ladies left me in tears!

  • BethMosher

    Tiny Dancer never looked so good

    • BethMosher Right?! I kind of fell in love with him after that.

  • I freaking love Jimmy Fallon and his shenanigans. And seriously…WHAT DOES the fox say?

    • jeanniecw Wacca wacca wac

    • jeanniecw Seriously and ginidietrich is right. You have to just watch it.  No other way to explain that!

      • LSSocialEngage jeanniecw ginidietrich There’s an infographic for that…

        • Hilarious! That’s awesome!!! Thanks for sharing. Crystal clear now 🙂

  • ginidietrich

    JABialek SpinSucks 🙂

  • SpinSucks

    JABialek ginidietrich It’s true 😀

  • Oh JGL…le sigh. He’s rocking the RDJ vibe fo sho. Glad to have you back and feel better! This cold that Hank have me when he licked my eyeball is killing me.

  • OMG, these were awesome!  Laughed hard!  I’ve been home sick for days (cold and throat infection), these were such a welcome break! Thanks 🙂

  • rdopping

    I love, love, love, love, love……..the lip syncing Jimmy Fallon stuff. The bat dad’s not bad too.

  • I think JGL might be my new RDJ.

    • belllindsay I know right. When did he get so hot?!

      • LSSocialEngage I don’t know, but that rendition of Tiny Dancer….?? Holy Hannah.

        • Lol! Holy Hannah for sure!

        • belllindsay LSSocialEngageI’m kind of living for JGL right now. We have to go see Don Jon!

  • Hall & Oates!!

  • Also, Hall and Oates!!

    • I know!!! I adore ?uestlove.

      • RebeccaTodd I am unbelievably obsessed with Hall & Oates.

        • I hope you’re for real. I’ve got H2O on vinyl…c’mon over and rock out Joe!

        • RebeccaTodd JoeCardillo I’ve seen Hall & Oates. 😀

  • How about setting up a Google hangout so that we can all do a lip sync faceoff? How fun would that be? My go-to song would be Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. Anyone in?

    • rosemaryoneill THAT would be frikken EPIC!!!

  • shawnz

    ginidietrich Loved the Gin & Topics this morning. (But now I’m gonna wonder what the fox says all weekend long!) 😉

    • ginidietrich

      shawnz what DOES the fox say?? 🙂

  • Jimmy Fallon is wrecking it in general right now – glad he never got Conan’d.

  • Red foxes bark.  It’s kind of a yippy bark, like a rather small dog would make.  Grey foxes have more of a growly bark that almost sound like a heavy smoker clearing this throat.
    You’re welcome.  🙂

  • debdobson62

    Okay, the lip synch is epic.  I know, one of the most overused words in the English language….but truly, epic!!!!

  • Glad you are back and feeling better!

  • If something is really funny, I cry. Batman made me cry.

  • After countless mentions on social media and not giving in, I now know what the fox says. On to the three things.

  • ginidietrich

    jkempAPR desertronin I can’t get that song out of my head!

    • 5iCan
    • jkempAPR

      ginidietrich the timing couldn’t have been better as desertronin was introduced to this recently (& now the song is stuck in my head!!!)

      • desertronin

        jkempAPR ginidietrich Daaaaaaamn you alllllllllll! 😉 I’ve tried so hard to get that video out of my head!

        • ginidietrich

          desertronin It freaking came up on Spotify this afternoon. I had the SAME reaction! jkempAPR

        • desertronin

          ginidietrich jkempAPR That’s why I don’t trust Spotify 😉 Old school iTunes all the way

        • ginidietrich

          desertronin Clearly I have learned that lesson today

        • desertronin

          ginidietrich 😉 Now when you can take the 8-track from my hand, you’ll be ready to leave the temple… #KungFuTVFTW

        • jkempAPR

          desertronin that’s why I shared the link! The timing!!!!
          ginidietrich now you understand why I shared the link w/ ^! The torture! *laugh*

  • The BatWife was my favorite part of BatDad.. that would be me.. really? that thing again? Or I would be BatMom.. one of those two scenarios. Watched the Fox thing a couple of weeks ago and immediately wanted my 2 minutes back. Asked my in-house expert (the 15 year old) and she had never heard of it. Maybe I’ll ask again…

    • KristenDaukas That stupid song has hit the Billboard 100 now. It came up on Spotify and I cried!