So, it’s the summer of the great ALS ice bucket challenge, where normally sensible adults channel their inner children and have water thrown at them or poured on them or similar. Lots of my favorite actors have participated, and from those videos, a few have emerged that really made my day. (And no, the short list doesn’t include any of the likeliest suspects — namely Richard Armitage, Tom Hiddleston, and the delightfully inventive Benedict Cumberbatch. Their videos were well done, but I remain unpredictable as always.)
First up, Colin O’Donoghue: http://instagram.com/p/r9P1DMHoK9/ I think the fact that he clearly enjoyed doing it made this one stand out for me.
Next, James McAvoy, because I could listen to his Scottish accent all day long:
And finally, the Old Spice Guy, for the hilarity factor.
I think we have a winner, world. Let’s quit while we’re ahead.
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