So it turns out Rob Dyrdek is also an actor in addition to show host, pro skateboarder and mogul of a many-headed empire housed in the world’s coolest office building.
YouTube superstar tandem Smosh tapped Dyrdek to play the lead, Aiden Pearce, in their riff on the new Ubisoft video game “Watch_Dogs.” And that meant NMR got an opportunity to run down to the Fantasy Factory — not only the set of Dyrdek’s former MTV show “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory,” but also his permanent home base of operations.
The Fantasy Factory, which includes an entire indoor skatepark, houses the world’s (formerly) biggest skateboard, a full basketball court (complete with 10-foot and 25-foot hoops) and a big-ass foam pit for practicing monster airs. Also, Rob’s office is in there, overlooking the awesomeness. It’s safe to say that the Fantasy Factory is the coolest place NMR has ever been (well, the W Hotel roof party on Oscar night is pretty cool too).
Check out the Smosh vid here:
And because we couldn’t very well visit the Fantasy Factory without having some fun, be sure to check out the video of us challenging Rob Dyrdek to a game of “NMR” (it’s like “HORSE” only played by way worse ballers). Suffice it to say, I am not a good basketball player and as such, I was punished accordingly (and you get punished by glimpsing a copious amount of my ass, suckers!).
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