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The Best Local News Interviews Ever

One of the best things about the internet is the ability to find news broadcasts from all over the country, or even all over the world. Funny local news interviews aren’t just a fun way to pass the time, they’re also a way to understand the subculture of a particular area.  

But let’s be real, most anthropologists aren’t watching local news videos for their educational content. One of the unexpected offshoots of funny local news reports are the internet celebrities that have used the videos of their hilarious moments as a platform to become something else. The most popular of these news-to-limelight performers is Antoine Dodson, the “hide yo' kids, hide yo' wife” guy. But even more people today are stepping forward in the local news spotlight to become actual internet celebrities. We've rounded up the best local news interviews for you to take a look at below.  

Who's the most famous local-news-interview-turned-celebrity out there? Sweet Brown might top your list. She made everyone double over in laughter with her signature catchphrase, "Ain't nobody got time for that!" during her infamous local news interview.  

Vote up the best local news interviews, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

  • Straight Outta Dogtown

    Video: YouTube

    This very not-kid-friendly interview with Kai, a homeless hatchet-wielding skateboarder who doesn't even know how old he is, keeps getting darker and darker as the interview goes on.

  • This Interview Was Brought To You By McDonald's

    Video: YouTube

    When Amanda Berry escaped from Ariel Castro's home, where she and her daughter had been imprisoned for over a decade, she immediately ran into the metaphorical arms of her neighbor, Charles Ramsey. After she was rescued and safely returned to her family, Ramsey was interviewed by a local news station, and he could not shut up about eating McDonalds. What an endorsement. 

  • Last Action Hero

    Video: YouTube

    After surviving a car crash, this Arizona half animal, half party-machine gives an amazing interview to local news. Don't you wish this guy would describe every action movie ever to you? We'd love to hear him narrate Die Hard. 

  • Who Doesn't Like Turtles?

    Video: YouTube

    In 2007, this kid became one of the greatest memes of all time when he was interviewed at a local fair in Portland, Oregon, and asked the incredibly confusing question, "What do you think?"