Posts tagged "youtube"

10 YouTubers Guaranteed To Go Viral In 2013

I’ll admit it; I’m a YouTube addict. It has everything – from makeup tutorials to cats being adorable. It’s completely personal. You can choose whatever you want to watch; just a quick search and you’ll either find exactly what you were hoping for or the strangest thing you have ever seen. It’s amazing. Totally bizarre,…
By: College Candy / January 23, 2013

We All Need The YouTube “Herp Derp” Converter

Genius computer person, Tanner Stokes, invented a browser extension that converts annoying YouTube comments into the language of "herp derp." Just download and "herp derp" the crap out of those anonymous comments. If Tanner develops a "hero derp" button for all internet commenting, we could have a virtual mutiny on our hands. It…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 11, 2012

The Awesome Women Of WIGS

It can be tough to find meaty, interesting roles for women in Hollywood, which is why WIGS -- tagline: "where it gets interesting" -- is such a breath of fresh air. The YouTube channel created by Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia has enlisted a bunch of mega talented actresses to star in a bunch of…
By: The Frisky / June 25, 2012

Field Guide: Riff Raff The Rapper

If you are reading the Internet right now, which you are, you've probably heard a bit of hullabaloo surrounding a rap character named Riff Raff. Up until a couple of days ago, I thought Riff Raff was cartoon cat Heathcliff's pesky nemesis. And I was right! But also wrong, because the Riff Raff people are…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 25, 2012

Sex Ed Tries To Reach More Dudes Through Humor

Most think of us see unplanned pregnancy rates as a serious thing, but others think it's a laughing matter. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy has ab unorthodox approach to teaching guys sex education: humor. While women ages 18 to 29 receive a lot of messages regarding safer sex practices, the organization believes men in the same…
By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 10, 2012

Learn How To Laugh From An Expert

I wish I had known that the career of Professional Laugh Expert existed. If I had, I wouldn't have wasted so much time figuring out what I wanted to do with my life. I would be at the top of my game right now, making YouTube laugh tutorials like Beth Agnew. Here she…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 7, 2012

Update: Jason Segel Fan Gets Her Dream Date

Last week we told you about Chelsea Gill, the perky girl who wrote her main celeb crush Jason Segel an adorable ditty and posted it on YouTube. Gill asked Segel out on a date -- just a drink or coffee, she suggested. And amazingly, her online plea worked! Segel invited the…
By: Julie Gerstein / January 10, 2012

Sit Front Row At Fashion Week From The Comfort Of Your Home

Fashion Week, if you care about that kind of thing, is only a week away. But if you haven't managed to secure front row seats alongside Anna, an Olsen or Posh Spice, you're in luck. Several of the shows will be streamed on YouTube's new Live From the Runway . The channel will…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2011

Rebecca Black Sends Message to the Haters: ‘Friday’ Hits #39 on iTunes

Success is truly the best revenge. Rebecca Black — an unsigned 13-year-old singer who has become a YouTube sensation with a song Rolling Stone called an “unintentional parody of modern pop” — has reached over 16 million views and a top slot on iTunes. Still, the teen says she cried over the harsh feedback…
By: Celebuzz / March 19, 2011

Is Posting YouTube Vids Of Your Pregnancy Test Sweet Or Creepy?

Taking a pregnancy test isn't glamorous. There's the peeing part, of course, then the waiting, then the rush of emotions that comes when the pink or blue line—or plus or minus sign or whatever—pops into view. One would think women would want this to remain a private moment, like most things that take place…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 15, 2011

Feminism Explained (Sort Of)

Oh man. This YouTube video "Feminism Explained" is so freaking funny. Granted, the guy in the cartoon is basically arguing sexism does not exist, which is complete BS. But I'll be damned if I don't know some feminists like this one (to be clear: not the "Men are bad" part, but the "It take…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 27, 2010

Do You Ever Wish You Could Totally Change Careers?

If you could make a radical career change, would you? If you're like Chad Hurley, the guy who founded YouTube, you absolutely would. Hurley founded YouTube in 2005 and sold it to Google for an astronomical $1.76 billion in 2006, so he could choose to sit around and burn money all day if…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 11, 2010

The World’s Gone Animal Cam Crazy!

You remember the puppy cam, right? Well, animals cams are officially the latest craze, and they're kind of like "The Truman Show" for pets. At UStream.tv, watch owls and eagles on feeds that air non-stop. Oh, and there's also the bear cam, as well as channels for…
By: Lauren Gold / June 9, 2010

Who Needs Bravo When There’s YouTube?

Ever since "Kell on Earth" went off the air, there's a major void in our life on the nights that used to be filled with Andrew's outfits, Skinner's freak-outs, and the powerful Kelly Cutrone. Currently, Bravo's deciding if they want to renew the reality show, as if there's even a question of its popularity.
By: Bianca Posterli / April 23, 2010

Snooki Brings Her “Jersey Shore” Genius To YouTube!

This morning I struck gold. Snooki, my favorite guidette from MTV's "Jersey Shore," has a YouTube channel! SnookTV features videos of the poofed one hanging out with her gang of girlfriends, known as the Brunette Mafia, shaking her booty, hitting on married dudes, and lecturing people on wearing thongs or something. Anyway, Snooki explai…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 9, 2009

How Did Women Find Their Baby Daddies Before YouTube?

Imagine this: You’re at a bar one night and meet a cute foreign guy. You have a nice conversation, and decide to go for a walk by the river. You get caught up in the heat of the moment, and end up back at your place where you do the horizontal polka with this mysteriou…
By: Ami Angelowicz / September 14, 2009

Viral Videos On YouTube Can Now Earn You Megabucks

It used to be that only Google's YouTube users who "regularly produce videos that reach a wide audience" were able to make money from ad revenue sales on their videos. But now, Google is explanding its partnership program so those with one-hit wonders can cash in, too. If a video gets enough views, users automatically…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 28, 2009

YouTube Love: GlowPinkStah Makeup Tutorials

Meet YouTube star GlowPinkStah (whose real name is Gloria). The success of genuine video makeup lessons like those made by Michelle Phan has spawned a whole category of spoofs, but Gloria's video makeup tutorials beat them all. And by "makeup tutorials" we mean she puts crazy-ass stuff all over her face,…
By: Leonora Epstein / August 5, 2009

YouTube Wedding Dance Couple Gets Divorced (Kind Of)

We thought they’d last “Forever” after a viral video of a bride and groom dancing down the aisle hit YouTube. But, alas, a new video has surfaced with the couple in divorce court. Well, not really, but a production company wanted to continue the fun and choreographed a divorce parody version of the…
By: Daniela Guernica / August 4, 2009

A Gay Exorcism?

I never saw “The Exorcist,” but it cannot be any more disturbing than this real life video of what’s being called a “gay exorcism” performed on a 16-year-old boy in a Connecticut church. The kid looks like he’s having a seizure while being whipped around as a man shouts for his “homosexuality” to come out.
By: Daniela Guernica / June 25, 2009