Former CIA Chief of Disguise Breaks Down 30 Spy Scenes From Film & TV | WIRED

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Jonna Mendez, former CIA Chief of Disguise, takes a look at spy scenes from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate they really are.

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Former CIA Chief of Disguise Breaks Down 30 Spy Scenes From Film & TV | WIRED
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Kenna - 22 timmar sedan
this editing is highly disruptive and annoying
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former cia breaks down mk ultra project
Susan Douglas
Susan Douglas - Dag sedan
i was waiting for the spy kids quick change and it never came
MrLamorso - Dag sedan
I was half expecting her to be in some sort of disguise and reveal it at the end
Arrim Haddad
Arrim Haddad - Dag sedan
I need more videos of this woman
Bert - 2 dagar sedan
F THE CIA. Lying America into illegal wars for the benefit of corporations
Leo Sumaribus
Leo Sumaribus - 2 dagar sedan
I just finished a 27:54min Youtube video.
Little Carrot
Little Carrot - 2 dagar sedan
She kinda looks like Aunt Lydia
Mama Bri
Mama Bri - 3 dagar sedan
This woman is a badass! Love her!
Daniel A. Espinoza A.
Daniel A. Espinoza A. - 3 dagar sedan
This is one is my favorites, she is awesome!
Kristen Nicole
Kristen Nicole - 3 dagar sedan
so we got her cia name or her other name?
Suvii - 3 dagar sedan
I would like her to break down the movie Anna disguises.
Kristen Nicole
Kristen Nicole - 3 dagar sedan
would be interesting to see some Archer footage in here haha
Nerdy Tech
Nerdy Tech - 3 dagar sedan
I hate when they freeze her. hard to get a tell.
AnthonyG - 4 dagar sedan
The CIA "doesn't use the media" guys it's all ok! What a bunch of bs.
LighT - 4 dagar sedan
I wonder how many stories she would have for her grandkids
Богдана Мельник
I'm European and I don't start counting on my hands with the thumb, I do it just like the soldier did
bish arse
bish arse - 4 dagar sedan
She's lying
abdallah wasey
abdallah wasey - 4 dagar sedan
Oh god ain't it too short
Cristina Yang
Cristina Yang - 4 dagar sedan
what if it's not even her actual face
Small lee
Small lee - 4 dagar sedan
So ur his is a badass noted
オタク - 5 dagar sedan
but can she solve the kira case?
Double MW
Double MW - 5 dagar sedan
Alright youtube I watched it
Andi Maddux
Andi Maddux - 5 dagar sedan
This was fun to watch.
Dennis Van Malderen
Dennis Van Malderen - 5 dagar sedan
Well, as a European I can say that when counting on my fingers I go: pointer finger, middle finger, ring finger. And to my knowledge it's kinda 50/50 on how people do it.
Lyric Please
Lyric Please - 5 dagar sedan
Let’s be honest, do you think she would really tell us how the CIA works 😂
Time Bisvit
Time Bisvit - 5 dagar sedan
Im already forgettable
Auzsa Beatty
Auzsa Beatty - 6 dagar sedan
What about “salt” the movie
Red Rooster
Red Rooster - 6 dagar sedan
Megan Fox THUMB
Aaron Olivas
Aaron Olivas - 6 dagar sedan
remember boys the cia comes for you you dont come to them
Sarah A
Sarah A - 7 dagar sedan
She be walking in the streets analyzing who's wearing a wig 😂
circuscase - 7 dagar sedan
What a liar !!! But hey, orders are orders now aren't they.....
as ply
as ply - 7 dagar sedan
9:35 Suddenly i wanna rewatch Mr. & Mrs Smith
ASMR TRANCE - 7 dagar sedan
The limping forgetfulness is fixed by placing a rock in your shoe.
So the voice change forgetfulness can be fixed by placing a rock in your voice
Dasha Akhten
Dasha Akhten - 7 dagar sedan
you are my actual queen

any chance i can get a reference at langley? im an award winning marksman, im in mensa, and speak fluent russian!
Iva Heart
Iva Heart - 8 dagar sedan
*Plot twist: Her real name is not Jonna Mendez and she is still Cheif of Disguise...*
Tom Stafford
Tom Stafford - 8 dagar sedan
English are European... but a cool fact about counting
JM L - 9 dagar sedan
Her husband died at the beginning of this year, I love how fondly yet professionally she talked about him, I would've cried in her place
James Taylor
James Taylor - 9 dagar sedan
I like this woman
ed ude
ed ude - 9 dagar sedan
About the clip on Inglorious Bastards
Englad (despite being an Island + Brexit) and Germany are both European countries! In Europe just a very small amount of countries starts counting with the thumb, like Germany and Austria, for example, not all of Europe.
J Bruce Feynman Niccolo Bentulan

Geoff Chisholm
"I can't say whether a CIA agent wore a clown suit."
So you're saying a CIA agent wore a clown suit?

Nisarg Joshi
Pay attention to her verbiage.
“What if I told you that we have that technology”

"Most of our men and probably a majority of our women would not have been caught dead in a black catsuit."
So you're saying they're effective spywear?
Ashley Oasis
Ashley Oasis - 9 dagar sedan
Would she lie
Reid Pattis
Reid Pattis - 9 dagar sedan
Out of all of these clips, I'm just surprised that there's an Avengers movie in 1998.
Mad Stellaris
Mad Stellaris - 9 dagar sedan
"mY NaME's JeFf"
FonFon ninesix
FonFon ninesix - 10 dagar sedan
It was so good. Until red sparrow, disappointed
Bilal Baig
Bilal Baig - 10 dagar sedan
Mr and Mrs What???
Lindsay Presley
Lindsay Presley - 10 dagar sedan
Absolutely one of the most interesting videos on Wired. The CIA is fascinating.
Bewee BW
Bewee BW - 11 dagar sedan
This woman is amazing. Iconic, wonderful.
Zotac 1060 6GB
Zotac 1060 6GB - 11 dagar sedan
She looks like that CIA lady in RED movie
lulszec 09
lulszec 09 - 11 dagar sedan
My name's Jeff
Shannon Mooney
Shannon Mooney - 11 dagar sedan
I wonder if the writers/experts working on these shows watch these clips and how they feel. Like if the people behind Alias just smiled after she said they could use that as a training clip :)
Elise Erickson
Elise Erickson - 12 dagar sedan
this is it. my favorite youtube video
Christopher Blaskovich
Christopher Blaskovich - 12 dagar sedan
She should do something like this for Burn Notice
Spark - 12 dagar sedan
Too bad there's no Ocean's eleven clip reaction
jim hump
jim hump - 12 dagar sedan
she is lying that why sher is a cia,, thyye will never give aways cearting things
Maria Hernandez
Maria Hernandez - 12 dagar sedan
Hello CIA. If you are reading this I would like to be recruited to become a spy. Can you imagine all the excitement, suspense, and anxiety this would bring to your life....
Ecstasy And Heroin
Ecstasy And Heroin - 12 dagar sedan
Paul marsh
Paul marsh - 13 dagar sedan
That was Tom Cruise doing this disguised as a woman
Lesley Harrys
Lesley Harrys - 13 dagar sedan
This woman perfectly illustrates that actual badasses don't need to brag about how badass they are. They just exude it.
Cordelia L
Cordelia L - 13 dagar sedan
poor black widow she's a literal superhero lmao