We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:


So Andrew Garfield, the skinny wonderful Spiderman paid a visit to Ellen this week. As she does for only the special guests, she gave Andrew the chance to dance for his life for charity at $1,000 per dance move. And it was cute, clunky, if not awkward—not unlike Ellen's dancing. Fine, maybe our headline is just a tiny bit misleading:

Look alive people! There are only a few more weeks left of 2012. That in mind, here's the latest recap of this year's news bloopers (or one of the reasons we here at the Atlantic Wire all became bloggers):

There's a reason Iron Man 3 has a gigantic budget. This is why you should be thankful for that: 

And finally, here's what Highlights would be if it were aimed at procrastinating adults: