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Professor Brett Erlich issues his final nuggets of wisdom before sending his beloved students out into the cold, cruel "real world." This valedictory session of Viral Video Film School (at least as part of infoMania) focuses on overcoming adversity, whether you're a YouTube knucklehead or a wild animal trying to devour its prey. Bonus: A glimpse of the very first VVFS, featuring a remarkably hirsute Brett. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 54 VIEWS | ADDED 16:31:00 07/18/11
In his final "That's Gay" report, Bryan Safi offers his moving take on the state of the (super-gay) union as he passes the torch to a new generation of gay leaders. Think George Washington's famed Farewell Address of 1796, except if George's wooden teeth nuzzled Marty's neck rather than Martha's. Catch "infoMania" on Fridays at 9/8c, starting May 27 on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 54 VIEWS | ADDED 19:29:00 07/14/11
infoMania has always been about you, the viewer, and we wanted our final episode to be no different. So we sent Ben Hoffman to the streets of Hollywood to let the public weigh in on the demise of infoMania. Naturally, everyone we met was crushed, especially once Ben explained what the heck infoMania is. Or should that be, "what infoMania was"? Sorry, it's tough to type through the tears. infoMania" airs on Fridays at 9/8c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 58 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 07/11/11
Brett Erlich has a dog, Omie, whom he loves very much. But would Brett love him even more if Omie could pay his own way? To find out, Brett and Omie visit Hollywood Paws, a pet talent agency that trains animals for work on TV and film. See whether Omie is ready for his canine close-up -- or if Brett is barking up the wrong tree. infoMania airs on Fridays at 10:30/9:30c on Current TV.
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For the first time ever, there are more single people than married people in America. And Erin Gibson knows just whom to blame: women. So she took to the streets of Hollywood to ask fellas what they're looking for in a perfect wife, from the kitchen to the bedroom. But is Erin really giving the guys just enough rhetorical rope to hang themselves? You'll have to watch for yourself, because a lady never tells. infoMania airs on Fridays at 9/8c on Current TV.
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History was made in 2008 when the United States elected its first African-American President - Barack Obama. But cut to 2011 and for the first time in history, the United States has its first openly gay Presidential candidate - Fred Karger. And Bryan Safi had to meet him. And not only to see how he stacked up against the other candidates, but also make sure this "gay Presidential hopeful" wasn't simply a myth or a fairy tale. Pun intended. infoMania airs on Fridays at 10:30/9:30c on Current TV.
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Professor Brett Erlich shines a poorly installed light on the housing crisis nobody's talking about -- the epidemic of home-improvements-gone-wrong. Fortunately there was a working video camera nearby to capture these botched roof repairs, terrible tree-trimmings and possessed water faucets. infoMania airs on Fridays at 9/8c on Current TV.
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Political ads from 2 future non-Presidents. Check out the new Tim Pawlenty commercial in which he demonstrates his outrageous toughness. Then, Erin Gibson assumes the role of a defiant Michele Bachmann extolling the virtues she shares with serial killer John Wayne Gacy. It may be politically incorrect, but it's fun to watch. infoMania airs on Fridays at 9/8c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 106 VIEWS | ADDED 16:34:00 06/27/11
Brett welcomes Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, the YouTube superstars better known as Rhett & Link. The lifelong best friends from Buies Creek, N.C., explain how they went from moonlighting engineers posting funny videos online to the stars of the new IFC series "Rhett & Link: Commercial Kings." The show chronicles the so-cheesy-they're-awesome commercials that the duo make for local businesses. infoMania airs on Fridays at 10:30/9:30c on Current TV.
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This past week included the longest day of the year, but it will seem even longer for the politicians, publicity-hounds and Popes skewered in the latest "Week in Everything." Host Brett Erlich takes aim at President Obama's baby-whispering, Mike Huckabee's dream-dashing, Bristol Palin's feud with the McCains, George Clooney's love life and the latest in circumcision news. Bonus: Brett gets glitter-bombed. infoMania airs on Fridays at 10:30/9:30c on Current TV.
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Your favorite vapid celebrity commentators are back in a special political edition of "The Real Scoop." This week the hyper-tanned duo of Brock-Cody Stewart Thomas (Bryan Safi) and Becky Lake (Erin Gibson) spread their special brand of misinformation about the Republican presidential candidates. infoMania airs on Fridays at 9/8c on Current TV.
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When the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) -- the nation's biggest video gameconference - hit L.A. last week, we thought it was a natural fit for infoMania tech reporter Ben Hoffman. We thought wrong; it turns out Ben hates video games. But he loves hitting on the "booth babes" that the conference uses to attract the young male demographic. infoMania airs on Fridays at 9/8c on Current TV.
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With bikini season back in full force, women are inundated with get-skinny-quick schemes. How can you tell the merely dopey diets from the truly dangerous? Listen to Erin Gibson, of course. infoMania's "Modern Lady" has done the heavy lifting on pound-shedding plans so you don't have to. If only laughter alone could make you thin! infoMania airs on Fridays at 9/8c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 82 VIEWS | ADDED 17:59:00 06/14/11
Still haven't found your dad anything for Father's Day? Nix the necktie and get him what he really wants: this special 100th edition of Viral Video Film School. Brett Erlich honors the Web's top pops as they #fail at everything from playing football in the living room to skateboarding (both indoor and out) to dancing in their skivvies. So stop simply laughing at dad -- and start laughing with him. infoMania airs on Fridays at 9/8c on Current TV.
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For Pride 2011, "That's Gay" host Bryan Safi is adding to the celebration with some original music. He enlists some of the "infoMania" cast and crew to premiere his new tune, "Are You Gay?" Lyrics, melody, and arrangement all created by Bryan himself. infoMania" airs on Fridays at 9/8c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 56 VIEWS | ADDED 18:36:00 06/10/11
Brett Erlich and Ellen Fox review "X Men: First Class," a rousing reboot of the musty Marvel Comics franchise. This origin story traces how such familiar characters as Magneto (Michael Fassbender), Professor X (James McAvoy) and Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) discovered and developed their powers, set primarily against the backdrop of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Think "Mad Men" with mutants. Fridays at 9:00/8:00c on Current TV