How to Make a Viral Video (Sung to the Tune of Smashmouth’s “All Star”)

  • What amalgamation of events need to coalesce in order for an obscure video to rocket into the YouTube stratosphere? How does it go from receiving a few views to being posted to every single one of your friends’ Facebook walls? The folks at SoulPancake have helpfully compiled a few tips and set them to the tune of Smashmouth’s “All Star.” See if you can name all the memes that are featured in this music video.

  • Simon Owens is a journalist living in Washington, DC. You can follow him on Twitter, Facebook, or Google+. Email him at [email protected]