Online content comes and goes so fast these days that if you blink, you could literally miss something amazing. With that in mind, here are some of our favorites from this week. If you haven’t seen them yet, you’re welcome.
Jimmy Fallon’s “Wheel of Singing Impressions”
Jimmy Fallon has proved more than once that he is a master of impressions, but Adam Levine? The Maroon 5 front man and coach on The Voice stunned with his impressions of Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan and Frank Sinatra.
New Zealand’s basketball team does the “haka”
Team USA got quite a show when they played New Zealand in the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain on Tuesday. The Kiwis like to intimidate their opponents by performing the “haka,” a traditional Māori war cry and dance. Despite their efforts, New Zealand lost to Team USA 98 to 71.
Mother with Alzheimer’s recognizes daughter
Kelly Gunderson captured a rare moment of her 87-year-old mother remembering who she is. Gunderson’s mother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, had a moment of lucidity in the clip where she calls Gunderson by name and tells her that she loves her. Dare you not to cry.
John Oliver & Cookie Monster do the news
In classic Sesame Street style, John Oliver and Cookie Monster report on the words of the day, have journalists in the field interviewing celebrities, and even have “Everyone’s Favorite Weatherman” on the pay roll. Maybe you can find the missing “c” in “chair.”
Guy sings every Mumford and Sons song
In a somewhat clever move, Dion Beary decided to sing every Mumfords and Sons song… basically. You’ll see what he does.