Shell's model oil rig spurts something nasty over guest at party (Update: Hoax!)


20 Responses to “Shell's model oil rig spurts something nasty over guest at party (Update: Hoax!)”

  1. razen cain says:

    “Why are you filming?
    Because I collect irony.

  2. CaptainPedge says:

     “can I have that phone please” NO YOU SODDING WELL CAN’T

  3. Aaron Swain says:

    The irony is strong with this one.

  4. agrovista says:

    I suspect the Yesmen

    • lovelystrangeness says:

      Good call. “The domain name server is, a lefty-radical hosting company which was also used by notorious pranksters the Yes Men to host a fake Bank of America website back in April” (From the already posted Gawker article:

  5. royaltrux says:

    Burrito-flavored kisses, anyone?

  6. awjt says:

    seems super fake

  7. Dito says:

    I’m awarding bonus points to Rob Beschizza for the phrase “spooged its dark ichor”. That phrase will linger in my memory; I just hope I can come up with other opportunities to use it.

  8. Jason says:

    Something isn’t quite right. The old lady screaming, but not moving out of the liquid stream. The slight overacting. The shaky-cam initial shot out the window to show they really are at the Space Needle. I’m not going to shout “fake”, but I suspect agrovista may be correct.

  9. BurntHombre says:

    Fake but accurate.

  10. Rider says:

    I spotted this as fake the second i watched, not sure how someone could fall for it.  You really think that thing spouted oil with perfect comic timing and placement?

  11. PChandler says:

    “Why are you still filming?”—

    Because i can, i want to and this is America, this ain’t Havana or Pyongyang. Have a good day, now GTFO of my face!.

  12. Culturedropout says:

    “Awwwwwwwww”   Priceless.  (Yes, I read that it’s a fake, but still.  Well done, gentlemen (and ladies).  Well done!)

  13. Cowicide says:

    I like what Shell says at the end of their statement (affirming this wasn’t an actual Shell sponsored event):

    We continue to focus on a safe exploration season in 2012.

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