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How Haul Vlogging Can Pay Off


When the media started noticing haul vloggers—girls (mainly) who post videos of their shopping sprees—the response was a bit cynical. These girls, wrote New York magazine, “seem to be primarily of one species: the girl who flatirons her hair, wears too-thick eye shimmer up to her eyebrows, drowns in eyeliner, and gets her brows waxed regularly … ” And many others believed haul vloggers to either be real shopping addicts, braggers, or people who spend their daddy’s money. Keep reading »

How To Break Up With Someone In An Email

 

Ashleigh Nankivell is a very funny video artist, animator, and blogger who has a few great projects you may want to check out, although How (Not) to Date Online is my favorite. There, Nankivell regularly offers up really bad advice, tips, and thoughts on dating online. A recent hilarious gem is a sample email one can use to dump someone via email. Keep reading »

Haul Vloggers Fight Back!

Have you heard of “haul vloggers”? In a similar style of homemade YouTube makeup tutorials, haul vloggers are generally women who make videos of things they’ve bought on a shopping trip. While not necessarily a new YouTube phenomenon, the trend was recently covered by New York mag’s The Cut, which presented the subject through the example of one particular user, ChanelBlueSatin, saying that haul vloggers “seem to be primarily of one species: the girl who flatirons her hair, wears too-thick eye shimmer up to her eyebrows, drowns in eyeliner, and gets her brows waxed regularly.” ChanelBlueSatin was none too happy when she got wind of this, and retaliated with a very detailed video response. She complains, “The editor made no attempt to get to know me and what I do on YouTube. There was no e-mail, no interview … Everything in that article was based on assumptions and outward appearance. The editor slash all the people who commented in the article know nothing about me.” Keep reading »

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