Posts with tag "Rick Astley"

  • No Rickroll Here: Rick Astley Stages Comeback

    Posted May 25th 2010 at 11:22 AM by PopEater Staff

    Rick Astley has been out of the music business for 17 years, but thanks to a cheeky online prank based around his biggest hit, people still know his brand of blue-eyed soul. And his dance moves. And the hair. Now, with a new single and a realistic attitude, the 'Never Gonna Give You Up' star is staging a comeback. "I'm not expecting great things this time round," he told The Sun, saying he's si...

  • No More Rick Rolling? Oh Wait, That'll Never Happen

    Posted Feb 24th 2010 at 04:39 PM by PopEater Staff

    Today, Mashable gently let the world know there will be no more Rick Rolling. No more official Rick Rolling, anyway. Sony has nixed the official clip of Astley's 1987 hit 'Never Gonna Give You Up' due to a terms of use violation. Fortunately, searching "Rick Roll" on YouTube still turns up 72,400 hits. With all the ripping and slight tweaking of the Astley video (and, um, every video, ever?), R...

  • Video: Most Amazing Celeb Moments Caught on Tape

    Posted Dec 15th 2009 at 03:55 PM by Brooke Tarnoff

    As the decade draws to a close, we wonder: what could be more representative of the last ten years than the phenomenon of viral video? In the early days of the '00s, amazing moments caught on tape were sent around as email attachments, but with the advent of YouTube in 2005, alerting your friends to the best videos was as simple as copying and pasting a quick link. We'll always remember the ...

  • Fans Honor 'Cewebrities' For HallowMEME Party

    Posted Nov 1st 2009 at 12:40 PM by PopEater Staff

    Sure, A-list celebrities have their flashy parties, but fans of Internet "cewebrities" and viral videos know how to throw down, too. Our good friends at Urlesque and Know Your Meme had a bash in NYC honoring the best of the web... complete with a Rick Astley, people dressed as Photoshop and even Christian the lion. Check out the hilarious pics from last night's HallowMEME party after the jump. ...

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