Friday, August 8, 2008
FunnyOrDie: We've Got Another Hit
Los Angeles-based FunnyOrDie, the online comedy web site, said today that the firm's latest video -- a spoof campaign video featuring Paris Hilton -- has become the web site's biggest hit, racking up over 6.2 million views over the last two days. FunnyOrDie's spoof campaign ad, was inspired by the controversial John McCain ad comparing Barack Obama to celebrities Paris Hilton and Britney Spears. The FunnyOrDie video features a swimsuit-clad Hilton giving a serious proposal for dealing with energy policy. FunnyOrDie averages 3.2 million unique visitors per month, and the firm said that the Paris Hilton video has driven visits to the highest level in company history.