Earlier today, we gave you a sneak peek at the very first of our new batch of Pop Up Videos, a trivia-loaded take on “Till The World Ends” by Britney Spears. Although Pop Up Video, the show, won’t be returning to the VH1 airwaves until October 3, you can start making your very own Pop Up Videos to share with your friends starting … NOW!
First step: Head over to our Create Your Own Pop Up Video page. From there, you’ll be able to choose from a library of over 60 music videos—which includes current hits like “The Lazy Song” by Bruno Mars and “Different” by You Oughta Know artist Ximena Sariñana, as well as universally acknowledged classics like “Been Caught Stealing” by Jane’s Addiction and “Empire State Of Mind” by Jay-Z and Alicia Keys—to make your own video. Once you authenticate with your Facebook login, you can start typing as many factoids and in-jokes as you can think of (heads up, there’s a 40 character max for each one of the Pop Ups you put in your video). You can see our simple (and admittedly corny) demonstration above, where we decided to call out the fact that Brooklyn’s Jay Street should be renamed Jay-Z Street, stat! Hopefully your jokes will be better than ours.
Once you wrap up your own personal Pop Up Video, the next step is to show off your pop culture savvy to all of your friends by sharing them on Facebook or embedding them on your blog. Create as many videos as you’d like. Who knows, maybe our crack team of Pop Up Video writers and researchers will call you up to the big leagues someday!