Let's Slow Jam the News with Brian Williams

Today in viral videos: the slow jam that the news really deserves, the power of the jumbotron, and a wave that we won't be catching.

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We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cellphone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:  

This is the undulating eargasm that happens when you put Brian Williams, Jimmy Fallon, the Roots, and the news into one room. Jeff Zucker, let's make something like this happen:

This video is amazing, and we're pretty sure it's going to change your life ... and sorta make you want to order lo mein:

Now, we expect amazing surfing videos from Hawaii and Fiji and, well, maybe that one Gerard Butler movie no one really watched. Alas, thank you to Nazarre Portugal for proving us wrong about everything we knew about surfing (but not about Gerard Butler):

And finally, we need more of this kid in our lives — in the morning before we get ready to go to work, in the afternoon when we're getting the brain bumbles, and in the evening right before we go out for drinks:

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