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4 Free Series To Binge On

So, I binge. I binge a lot. I binge-watch whole series of TV shows to make it bearable to do the dishes, clean, and cook; I binge-listened to This American

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 13, 2014 - 9:00 am

Food Blog Thug Kitchen Is Run By White People Who Think The Word “Thug” Is Funny

The creators of the vegan food blog Thug Kitchen are white and excuse me but I’m completely unsurprised. The Washington Post is saying that it doesn’t matter, and Roxane Gay…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Watch LisBug’s “Shake It Off” Parody About YouTube Comments

This parody of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” from YouTuber LisBug — about the crappy comments on her YT videos — is just what I needed to see. I’ve only…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Painfully Accurate: 5 “Fun” New Ways To Walk In Heels

Do you struggle to walk in high heels? Do you teeter around uncomfortably? Wince noticeably at your rapidly multiplying blisters? Curse the invention of the stiletto while simultaneously loving how…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 11, 2014 - 3:30 pm

A Truly Honest (And Hilarious) YouTube Beauty Tutorial

I’m a pretty big fan of YouTube hair and beauty tutorials. Without them, my sock bun and liquid eyeliner game would be terrible rather than “eh, I guess it’s good enough to leave…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 20, 2014 - 11:20 am

Science Reporter Emily Graslie Reads Her Sexist Hate Mail

Meet Emily Graslie, the Chief Curiosity Officer of the Field Museum in Chicago. (Now that’s a job title I’d like to have!) She’s also the host of a YouTube series

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Telling Your Girlfriend You Cheated As A “Prank” Is A Bad Idea Any Way You Swing It

“YouTube pranks” is one of my least favorite word combinations in all of the English language lexicon, so I couldn’t tell you why I deigned to watch this one. Roman…

Rachel Krause | November 20, 2013 - 3:20 pm

YouTube Pulls “Nymphomaniac” Trailer — Featuring Shia LaBeouf Giving Oral — For Violating Rules On Sex

YouTube yanked an explicit trailer for Lars Von Triers’ latest film, “Nymphomaniac,” in which Shia LaBeouf (or, er, his body double) performs oral sex on an actress, citing an abuse of…

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2013 - 11:40 am

Laverne Cox Reveals Intimate Details About Her Gender Transition In YouTube’s “Overshare” Series

“Orange is the New Black” fans, prepare to fall even harder for the amazing Laverne Cox, the transgender actress and activist who plays Sophia on the breakout Netflix show. In…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Prankster Rahat Puts A Seasonal Twist On The Drive-Through Prank Game

Mahat the Magician Prankster is Internet famous (to the tune of about 2.4 million YouTube followers) for his seemingly endless stream of prank videos. Some of his very best are…

Rachel Krause | October 2, 2013 - 3:00 pm

8 Bizarre “How To” Sex Videos I Randomly Found On YouTube (NSFWish)

It’s one of those almost 100-degree days when you feel so sweaty that your brain kind of shuts down and you experience ennui that can only be cured by frozen…

Ami Angelowicz | July 17, 2013 - 11:00 am

Watch This: When Did You Choose To Be Straight?

This video has been around for a few years, but it’s making the rounds again and I think it’s always worth watching–and thinking about. The premise? An interviewer asks a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 9, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Be My Boyfriend: The Treadmill Dancer

Dear Treadmill Dancer,

Do you know how hard it is to find a man who loves to dance? Who is also in excellent aerobic condition? And who seems…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 8, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Seeing-Eye People Will Help You Text And Walk Safely

For Improv Everywhere’s latest stunt, they decided to experiment with the idea of “seeing eye people”: neon-vest-wearing guides to help distracted texters safely navigate the streets of NYC without ever…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 1, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Watch This: Adorable Little Girl Wants Her Dad To Stop Meddling

When Ryan Hunley asked his daughter August if she needed help unbuckling her car seat, she got annoyed and responded with a comeback I’m going to use from now on…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 21, 2013 - 11:00 am

YouTube Trends I Can’t Deal With: The Condom Challenge

Today’s youth is officially not busy enough if hundreds of them have time to make YouTube videos of themselves snot-rocketing condoms up their nose and out their mouth. I understand the…

Ami Angelowicz | April 18, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Be My Boyfriend: JacksFilms Dude Is The Ultimate Grammarian

I admit I’m even a little nervous writing this, because Jack of JacksFilms is generally concerned with only one thing — the paltry grammar of internet commenters and social networkers.

Julie Gerstein | January 28, 2013 - 9:20 am

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…

College Candy | January 23, 2013 - 2:50 pm

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…

Ami Angelowicz | July 11, 2012 - 1:40 pm

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…

The Frisky | June 25, 2012 - 4:00 pm