In case you've been living under a rock with neither internet nor cable access, you might've missed this recently unearthed clip of Bill O'Reilly experiencing, um, technical difficulties on the set of Inside Edition during his pre-FOX days. It's good to see that the fame and fortune he gained from The O'Reilly Factor really hasn't changed him that much -- he's still the same unhinged, unstable, belligerent blowhard he was when he had hair, and I'm sure tantrums like this date back to his infancy. And this guy actually thinks he's an authority on raising kids?
O'Reilly has tried to laugh this off, but there's plenty more fun to be had. In solidarity with his idol, Stephen Colbert released a clip of one of his own past freakouts, and Keith Olbermann invited an O'Reilly-type body language expert (actually Stacy Grenrock Woods of the Daily Show) to talk about BOR's dictatorial body language "mostly seen by your Benito Mussolinis, your General Pinochets." Some terrific remixes of BOR's meltdown have started surfacing, like this hilarious one from Barely Political, and even a dance remix.
So we at FOX ATTACKS! thought we'd invite all of you to submit your own O'Reilly Tantrum remixes! As you can see from the clips above, there are a lot of directions you could take this, so go for whatever you think is the funniest and most entertaining. You can find a downloadable Quicktime version of the original clip here -- the rest is up to you!
When you have finished your video, post it on YouTube and paste the URL into a comment in this blog. Once we have enough videos, we'll put them on a page where everyone can view them and vote on them. There will be prizes for winners in multiple categories (TBD).
Can't wait to see what you guys come up with!
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