The Blaze reported yesterday on a brilliant and elaborate prank with a very good purpose. Tom Mabe, a popular comedian and YouTube prankster pulled off the trick to try and scare a friend of his out of drinking and driving.
Tom has a friend who has been arrested five times for drinking and driving, so when he saw his friend passed out in his truck he knew it was time to send him a strong message.
Using an elaborate setup designed to look like a hospital room, they convinced him that he had been in an accident after drinking and driving and was just waking up from a 10 year coma.
This is how it went down:
Please. Pretty please. Don’t drink and drive. We don’t need your car that badly.
We’ve received many many cars over the years from our incredible supporters. Each car we receive has a very unique story behind it, but some are more interesting than others.
Today we take a look at what at first glance seems to be a well kept, pretty unremarkable Volkswagen Passat.
Born in 2004, this car is a wonderful vehicle that is guaranteed to get you from point A to point B for a very long time.
But it is anything but unremarkable. You see when we say it can last you a very long time, we didn’t realize just how long that can be.
In this case; 403,862 miles and counting!
It’s still running!! The generous donor said that he thinks the engine might be going (no kidding), but it still runs.
Who knows, we may be talking about this amazing machine hitting One Million miles in a few years!
Our radio jingle is heard on radio stations across the United States and has been since 1999. In that time it has gathered quite a fan base, and an awful lot of people that really really hate it.
But the largest group of listeners we hear from are the multitudes of people who just can’t get our song out of their heads. Something about the simple ditty just burrows it’s way deep into the far recesses of listeners’ craniums.
As a public service we’ve put together this list of 10 extremely catchy songs that will knock the Kars4Kids song right out of your head.
1) Radioactive by Imagine Dragons
2) Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
3) LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem
4) I Like To Move It
5) Gangam Style
6) Rebecca Black – Friday
7) Ylvis – The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)
8) Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
9) Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer
10) Queen – ‘We Are The Champions’
And one more for extra credit:
11) It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time!!!
Well, if these don’t work we need your help! Suggest catchier songs in the comments below. Or tweet them at us @Kars4Kids.
And always remember; Haters gonna hate!
Today is National Cat Day believe it or not.
We tried very hard to resist our cat posting impulses, but to no avail.
Especially because you simply need to see this hilarious photo of our cat in our parking lot in our recently donated fire truck (more about that).
What are you doing?! What does he think he is going to find in there?
No worries folks, this truck is not currently running, so no harm can come to this silly little feline.
With the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy almost upon us, we’ve been digging through the mountains of cars we were sad to receive. We have been looking for any data that could shed light on who and where were the hardest hit locations. We were also looking for any useful information that could help people protect themselves from the glut of flooded cars that have overwhelmed the used car industry. Unscrupulous dealers may try to pass these off as regular used cars.
The full guide to avoiding these cars is coming in a few days, so STAY TUNED for that, but we wanted to share a few of the images we discovered:
Beautiful sports car crushed by a falling tree
Another victim of falling trees
Condensation inside a car window is an important warning sign that a car has been flooded:
Another important warning sign is rust along the door frames:
Keep an eye out as well for sand on the seats:
It’s really sad to see these otherwise excellent cars destroyed like this. You can feel the heartache of the owners of these cars and you just wonder what else they suffered at the hands of this truly devastating storm.
Here at Kars4Kids we are quite well known for our radio jingle. Many love it, many hate it, and some really truly ABSOLUTELY hate it. However we have never done TV advertising.
Very soon we will be unveiling the first Kars4Kids TV spot, and we are so very excited about that.
Take a look at this behind the scenes sneak peek:
Seriously though these kids may be some of the most talented kids ever! We look forward to seeing a very bright future for every single one of them.
Here are a few pics of the instruments used in the spot:
And here is what they looked like in the middle of the painting process:
So look out for our new ad, and be sure to let us know what you think of it!
Here’s a beautiful car donation that should make your day.
A 1974 Mercedes 400E, this car is in absolutely mint condition.
And look how beautiful this interior is! Someone really loved this car and treated it right.
Well, we figur
ed you you might want to see this stunner as well! Enjoy!