It Takes 'Morning Joe' to Make Russell Brand Likeable

Today in viral videos: Russell Brand gets sympathetic, 50 (completely unscientific) ways to trick people into thinking you're smarter than you are, and summer treat from Disney. 

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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:

Now, we're not exactly the biggest Russell Brand fans (is there really such a thing as a die-hard Russell Brand fan?) here at the Wire. And we understand there are plenty of reasons that people find him annoying, but his smackdown of the Morning Joe hosts disrespecting him on Monday has made us (this is probably fleeting) big fans:

Not that we disagree, but apparently sounding smart has a lot to do with cheese and wine:

And, oh yeah, this is just your friendly neighborhood archer, his videographer friends showing you just how beautiful puncturing Dr. Pepper bottles with arrows can be in slow-mo:

And finally, in honor of Monsters University opening this weekend, Disney has given us a teaser of sorts for Frozen which actually looks pretty cool fantastic:
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