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Praise for their book, The Viral Video Manifesto:

“Voltz and Grobe have deciphered the magic of making viral videos.”
— Stafford Green, The Coca-Cola Company


“These guys are the viral experts, and they show you the way in clear, concise language. This is the first recipe for virality that I buy.”
— Kent Nichols, co-creator of viral phenomenon



“Very Impressive!” – David Letterman


Since 2006, EepyBird has received:

  • 2 Emmy Nominations
  • 4 Webby Awards


“Hilarious!” – The New York Times


Fritz and Stephen were named:

  • #12 on Vh1’s list of the Greatest Internet Superstars
  • #43 on Time Magazine’s 2010 List of YouTube’s Greatest Hits and they were voted GoViral’s Internet Game Changer of the Decade


“Wizards!” – Rolling Stone


EepyBird was featured in the Grammy-winning video “Pork & Beans” by Weezer


In January of 2007, Advertising Age called their work “the most important commercial content” of the year, and The Extreme Diet Coke & Mentos Experiments won the OMMA Best in Show award.


“Geniuses!” – Lawrence Lessig, Stanford University


Featured in People Magazine’s “Best of 2006” Issue


“Mesmerizing!” – All Things Considered, NPR


By conservative estimates, The Extreme Diet Coke & Mentos Experiments have now been seen over 120 million times.


“Unbelievable!” – Al Roker, The Today Show


EepyBird has set three world records for Coke & Mentos:

  • Over 500 geysers in Cincinnati
  • Over 800 geysers in Holland
  • Over 1,300 geysers in Belgium
  • And they are preparing for over 2,000 geysers in Germany in 2010!


“A triumph of corporate sponsored art.” –


Fritz & Stephen topped Portland Magazine’s list of the 10 Most Intriguing People in Maine