Your Friday Staredown

July 14th, 2006 by Alex

It’s been one of those weeks where I’ve been too busy to do the little things in life, like eat or sleep, and now I’m so tired/fried that even the voices in my head can’t form coherent sentences anymore. So I’m not entirely sure that this, a movie about professional staring contests, is the hoax/mockumentary it appears to be — if it is a mockumentary, someone has spent a whole lot of time making it very, very elaborate; they even came up with a Web site for the “National Association of Staredown Professionals.”

Either way, the trailer is hilarious, so, since it’s Friday and time for yet another weirdly viral video, enjoy. And if you like that, the full movie, Unflinching Triumph: The Philip Rockhammer Story, is available at the website.

You know what? Let’s just assume I’m convinced it’s a mockumentary — I don’t want to end up like this guy.

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