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Brownmark Lawsuit Q & A by OnMilwaukee.com

The online news magazine OnMilwaukee.com interviewed us about our lawsuit and just published a pretty great Q & A. FULL Q & A: http://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/whatwhatlawsuit.html Here’s an excerpt: OnMilwaukee.com: What do you say to people who think your lawsuit will be … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Brownmark Films vs Viacom et al.

Brownmark Films, the team behind the viral YouTube video What What (In the Butt), filed a copyright infringement lawsuit today against Viacom, Comedy Central, Paramount, MTV, and South Park Digital Studios. Brownmark Films claim that their music video was used in an episode of Comedy Central’s South Park without permission. The episode, entitled “Canada on Strike” contains a shot-for-shot recreation of significant portions of the What What (In the Butt) video. The episode satirizes the 2007-2008 Writers Guild strike and illegally appropriated Brownmark Films’ video in order to do so. While Brownmark Films was never contacted by Comedy Central for use of the video, it is believed that the song “What What (In the Butt)” was legally licensed through its respective copyright owner.
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"Don Draper vs. Samwell" Video Goes Viral

YouTube uploader musicvideosthatsuck just released this mash-up of Mad Men‘s Don Draper with What What (In the Butt)‘s Samwell and the video immediately went viral. In the past 24 hours it’s been written about by BoingBoing, BuzzFeed, Tosh.0, BestWeekEver, DangerousMinds, urlesque, The … Continue reading

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Samwell to appear on Comedy Central's Tosh.0!

Samwell will be appearing on the June 16th episode of Tosh.0, a hit Comedy Central series about viral videos. The segment will tell the story of how the “What What” video was created, followed by an acoustic version of the … Continue reading

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NEW iPhone App: Shaky Advice from Samwell

Special Entertainment is proud to announce the release of a new iPhone App called Shaky Advice from SAMWELL! The App is similar to the Magic 8 Ball toy and features the one and only Samwell (of What What In the … Continue reading

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'What What' on Sweden's Got Talent

Hey, this is kind of awesome. DJ Missy Donkers brought it to our attention that the “What What (In the Butt)” song played during a recent episode of Sweden’s Got Talent. It’s pretty funny, and advanced. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOAWfv0pZx8

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New Video! "Samwell Goes To Johnny Depp"

Interviewer Kuzy catches up with Samwell at the beautiful Oriental Landmark Lanes bowling alley in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Samwell talks about meeting Johnny Depp and Marion Cotillard on the set of their new film Public Enemies, talks about the South Park … Continue reading

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Defamer writes about "What What: The Movie"

The Defamer over at Gawker.com has written a nice piece about our What What (In The Butt): THE MOVIE project: “Hold on to your what-whats, because … What What (In the Butt): The Movie could soon fill the urban-comedy hole … Continue reading

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New Video! "A Truly Samwell Christmas"

Merry Christmas from Samwell and Brownmark Films! “A Truly Samwell Christmas”

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New video! "Samwell Goes To The Woods"

The new Brownmark Films video is complete and posted to YouTube! Please tell your friends, and then tell your friends to tell their friends. “Samwell Goes To The Woods”

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