Charity Bribes was a short-lived crowdsourcing experiment to see if we could goad a celebrity into doing something awesome if they knew a decent amount of money would go to a charity, but only if they did it. Kind of like Kickstarter for shenaningans. The first bribe was for Larry David to join Twitter with a potential $10,000 donation to the NRDC. The money was raised, the press got his attention, and he actually created an account. His first and only tweet to this day was about us.
We searched YouTube for every instance of fans using blink-182 songs in their videos without permission. But instead of removing the content for breaching copyright, we rewarded them by using the footage in blink’s latest music video—all without telling them first.
After The Fucking Word of the Day went viral, I had the opportunity to pitch book ideas to publishers. The first thought: how about an English grammar guide that isn’t a total fucking chore to read? This helpful little book has sold over 25,000 copies.
A website that lets you see if you and another Facebook friend mutually hate each other. Of the one million people who visited the site, over 100,000 of them actually logged in and used this.
To move the needle on gay rights in a conservative town, we interviewed people about whether they thought gay people were born gay or if they chose to be gay. People who said they chose to be that way were hit with a second question: when did you choose to be straight? Almost five million people have watched us prove that the right question is more powerful than anything you you can tell someone.
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A game about the NYC subway system
8-bit video games that responded to news events and political ongoings
Did you know you can hire a Chinese oil painting factory to paint pretty much anything you want? Here are a few I've been commissioning since 2011.
Emmy nominated Op-ed piece for The New York Times
Think and pray your way to stopping gun violence in America
Grab as many pussies as you can in 30 seconds. It's fun.
Play as Mylan CEO Heather Bresch and build your pharmaceutical empire!
A VR experiment that puts you in a cage surrounded by Nic Cage movies
Fight the youngs! Fling old white men at the pillars of American society!
Bomb the Right Place is a very underhanded, and fun, way of teaching people geography.
A music video that shows you how far radio waves have traveled through space
The shopping experience that delights in sloppy judgement
An important collaboration with Seinfeld2k
Replace babies in your newsfeed with others things, like cats
Solving the most important first world problem of our time
A website that only lets verified Twitter users in. Some notables who got through the front door: Jerry Bruckheimer, Ryan Seacrest, Ronaldinho, and Kim Kardashian.
An app that helps you avoid people in real life
A little game of Russian roulette on Instagram
Jam up the surveillance systems with this suspicious sounding letter
A site that baited celebrities into doing cool stuff in the name of charity
People paying for sex, drugs, and booze on Venmo
A music video for blink-182 that stole fan videos from Youtube
A best selling English grammar guide for the modern student
See if you and a friend mutually hate each other
We used a water jet machine on FB Live to literally show the gender wage gap
A viral video that challenged people's notions about gay rights