Everynone’s latest video, Laughs, is fantastic. Once again they’ve produced a gem. It is simpler than Words, but is still such a creative and uplifting video. You can’t help but grin watching it.
This is awesome. YouTube user OHADI22 has spent a good portion of time splicing together 36 of the many cover versions of Radiohead’s acoustic epic Paranoid Android to create the ultimate YouTube cover version. We salute.
YouTube is full of hidden examples of Conceptual Art. In Someone to Sit With, a man named Joe has created videos of himself doing mundane tasks in order to keep the viewer company. One of his more popular videos, Someone to smoke with, includes this simple description: ‘Hi, I’m Joe. I’ll go out for a […]
Toronto-based musician Tonetta (real name Tony something) is the unlikeliest of YouTube celebrities, coming across as an unnerving basement-dwelling serial killer with an unhealthy obsession with Leonard Cohen, William Burroughs, and all things perverted.
Zero Views is an online collection of YouTube videos that are yet to take off. Although the curated concept is rather odd, the unwatched but deserving uploads are quick to surpass zero views once they’re featured on this viral site.
Flash has interactive functionality that YouTube has until now not fully utilized. Guy Dayan along with a small team of musicians and artists, has changed this with YouTube Radio, an interactive video that allows you to click on various buttons to change the accompanying music.
In response to Constantin Film AG recently making YouTube remove many of the parody clips of Hitler’s freak out scene in the film Downfall, user Plankhead has posted another video in which Hitler freaks out about Hitler videos getting removed from YouTube. The clip represents yet another little skirmish between old media and new.
Cracked just published an hilarious analysis of YouTube featuring a couple graphs and a satirical wiki-like description of the site. The breakdown of the various comments makes me laugh because it affirms what I’ve been saying for years.
Youtube have created an interactive version of Street Fighter that’s playable straight off their website. You click on the flashing buttons that crop up on the side of the video and then, somehow, your opponent is suddenly pulverised with a flying headbutt, or whatever else takes your fancy.
Delta has made the Internet go crazy with its new safety video that stars, well, the Internet. To make sure everyone on the flight watches the not-so-watched pre-takeoff video, Delta has recruited some of the hottest Internet sensations to ever live, such as Roomba cat, Overly attached girlfriend, Screaming goat, and the Harlem Shake.
Who doesn’t love a good Mentos ad? That catchy tune, those cheesy smug smiles – it’s all very early 90s and you can’t help but love them. So when someone posts a Mentos parody on YouTube, we all take notice… especially when Jean Claude Van Damme is involved!
You might think that all art galleries are huge buildings full of empty space and a few pieces of art stuck on the walls. Not in Melbourne. This city’s smallest gallery is called Trink Tank and it’s located right outside Australia’s smallest bar, Bar Americano.
They say to whistle while you work but in one man’s case, it’s all about hitting the high notes. Meet the most in-tune garbage collector in New York City. As he goes about his nightly route, this man belts out some crazy good tunes. In particular, Hoobastank’s ‘Same Direction’ and ‘Out Of Control’.
Ever walked past a music store, a telegraph pole or a bar and saw a poster that said your favourite band was playing? Did you take a look and then realise that the gig happened three weeks ago, on a night which you were totally free and bored? If you answered yes (I did), then I feel for you. But it shouldn’t happen again – now there is an app for that.