I am aware that I am setting up a false equivalency here—some people, myself included, think festivals are the most fun, and would much rather be outside with nattily dressed strangers than glued to their dumb computer all day. But you have options.
The conversation surrounding what is or isn’t “over the line” in comedy isn’t new. More recently, the conversation has shifted from young comedians fighting for freedom of speech to older comedians decrying political correctness. The latest controversial jokes from Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg sit at the crossroads of…
Delta is defending its choice to boot YouTube prankster Adam Saleh from a flight Wednesday morning. Saleh alleges that he and Slim Albaher, a friend and another YouTube semi-celebrity, were thrown off the plane for speaking Arabic. The airline is claiming that according to witness statements, the two “sought to…
A video purportedly showing a man getting kicked off a Delta flight for speaking in Arabic went viral Wednesday morning, an assertion complicated by the fact that the man is a YouTube celebrity known for perpetuating viral hoaxes.
A chiseled, bleached blonde man in a muscle tank beamed at me and 83,000 other people from behind a camera in his darkened living room.
In all the hubbub surrounding Sunday night’s upsettingly nasty presidential debate, we missed an important election milestone: Tim Kaine learned “millennial slang” with YouTube star Tyler Oakley. Yas.
Beauty bloggers should take a minute to dust the foundation residue off their shoulders because a new study confirms that bloggers have increasingly generated much larger interest online than beauty brands.
Zoie Burgher knows exactly what you see when you tune into her Call of Duty streams. She knows that viewers judge her and people assume the worst because of how she presents herself. Burgher is currently blowing up on YouTube anyway, thanks to a recent ban on Twitch.
You’ve probably watched the video for Beyoncé’s “Hold Up” — the stunning masterpiece in which Our Lady Bey runs elegantly amok, wielding a baseball bat. But now you can watch it on YouTube without any hassle whatsoever.
There’s a YouTube mystery around beauty blogger Marina Joyce, and even after the police got involved the conspiracy theories keep coming.
All your favorite major label musicians—Taylor, Gaga, Katy, Jennifer Hudson, Yoko Ono, Amy Grant and Kacey Musgraves, among many more—have joined the music industry’s titans in asking for reform of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Charles Marlowe, aka YouTuber “thevegancheetah,” has fashioned himself as a critic of vegan YouTube personalities, a community to which he also belongs.
Occasionally, in my harrowing travels through the endless and labyrinthine interpersonal vendettas within the vegan YouTube community, I’ll discover drama that I’ve overlooked. Perhaps there was a feud between two lesser YouTubers whose channels I have not yet subscribed to, or maybe something went down in the…
Pope Francis loves a good strobe and bronze application.
What did you do this week? Worked long hours? Cried on the phone with your mom? Got in a fistfight? Went to an underwater spinning class? Wrote your wedding vows? Whatever it is that you did, just know that while you were doing it, there was a vegan talking into a computer about another vegan who disgusts them.
Being famous on YouTube might seem flashy, with some channels accruing millions of subscribers and views. But for the most part it’s just someone in their house, chatting intimately with a viewer as if they were old friends...or lovers. Enter Asagao Academy, a video game about dating YouTubers.
Since we last came together to discuss the free speech battle absolutely shaking the vegan YouTube community to its core, so much has happened. I do not know exactly what, but so much has happened.
Following this morning’s investigation into the hurtful drama that is reportedly destroying the vegan YouTube community, Freelee the Banana Girl has published a new video. I figured everyone would want to be up-to-date on this.
It’s March 15, also known as the Ides of March, the day that Julius Caesar famously got whacked. Which makes today a great opportunity to sit down and watch some YouTube tutorials on ancient Roman hairstyles.