When Strangers Kiss [Youtube]
We thought we’d left cringy memories of our first kiss where they belong: back in 1995 on deserted wasteground near school. But no, last week they came flooding back when
The original: when strangers kiss
Yes, they look embarrassed to be doing this and we could almost feel their pain if they weren’t all totally gorgeous models/actors/musicians with great hair and style.
The Vice version: when the strangers aren't models
So awkward. So, so awkward. Vice got 20 strangers who don’t look like American Apparel models to pucker up. Particularly love the Hollister dude a minute into the vid who reluctantly says: ‘Does it have to be 30 seconds?’ before getting into the kiss in a MASSIVE way.
The ‘First Lick’: when humans are replaced with animals
Our personal favourite, courtesy of US talk show host and comedian Jimmy Fallon. Turns out it’s way less shudder-inducing watching a blasé-looking Bassett Hound having its bum sniffed by a Labrador.
The Sequel: when a kiss leads to other firsts
In this film, we see a couple living together for the first time and get a window into their many ‘firsts.’ First time he farts on the sofa, first time she gets a whiff of the bathroom after he’s been in there, first time he weeps when watching Titanic.
by Christina Quaine