Variety Picks: Ylvis’ ‘The Fox,’ Justin Timberlake’s New ‘Experience,’ Nicolas Cage Pillowcases, More


Variety selects the videos (below), games, apps, books, music and more (photo gallery, above) you should know about each week:

Norwegian comedy duo Baard and Vegard Ylvisaker, who perform as Ylvis, shot to worldwide fame with their horrifyingly catchy and silly musicvideo that’s garnered more than 53 million views. Not only did it land them a major label deal, “The Fox” has spawned many parodies, a video of “elders” reacting to the absurdist video, an Abercrombie commercial and a Fox TV promo.

Ylvis’ “The Fox”:

Elders React to Ylvis’ “The Fox”:

What Does the Fox Say? – Abercrombie & Fitch:

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“Event 2” – Deltron 3030

“Closer to the Truth” – Cher


Nicolas Cage pillowcases

Take the Black Stout – Brewery Ommegang


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“South Park: The Stick of Truth” (Ubisoft)

“Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure” (Warner Bros. Interactive, 5th Cell)

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