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.
Instead of placing a sweet ad online to get ‘Eddie the Terrible’ adopted, someone at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley decided to let truth reign. And sometimes the truth hurts. But Eddie’s just a dog so he won’t know any better. The post was titled ‘Three Reasons You DON’T Want To Adopt Eddie The […]
We could definitely learn a lot from guinea pigs during their rush hour commute. At the Nagasaki Bio Park in Sakai, Japan, zookeepers built a miniature bridge for the adorable little rodents to ease their transfer between enclosures.
Know what time it is? Watermelon time. According to Tom Rosenthal, anyway. His brand new song Watermelon makes it clear that there’s no better time than the time you’re dressed as a watermelon, frolicking through the countryside, and singing about watermelons. Fun right?
If you can’t get food out of your head, maybe try putting them on your head instead? Melbourne-based artist Phil Ferguson learned to knit and crochet by watching YouTube tutorials. He then put his new skills to good use by giving the world enormous food items that will keep us warm in the winter. His […]
Hamjam, a garage band hailing from Perth, has a chill, laid-back sound that’s hard not to love. Inhabiting the nation’s backyard music scene, the Hamjam boys released their first self-titled EP on October 10. Check out the first single off it, Love, and the Secret Playlist of musical influences that has helped shape their catchy pop sound.
Located in the High Tatras Mountains in Slovakia is a frozen lake with water so crystal clear, you can see the rocks and boulders at the bottom in HD quality. One of the hikers in the video, Tomas Nunuk, appears to be walking on air, his feet levitating a few feet above ground.
Billie Jean comes on and your inner Michael Jackson tries to dance it out. You end up doing your best, but it’s just not that great. After a few pelvic thrusts, turns and random leg kicks, the chorus drops. This means one thing: it’s time for the moonwalk. You’ve tried teaching yourself. Your friend taught you. You’ve watched YouTube tutorials. You wear socks to practice, but you still look like you’re walking backwards.