The Sad, Weird World of Unseen YouTube Videos

Embarrassing open mic nights, topical parodies, gaming tutorials—these are the YouTube videos we know. The ones we replay and the ones we send to our friends, coworkers, families, and everyone we know. But YouTube has another layer. One where view counts sit at zero and bizarre bits of film rot away in indifference.… » 10/20/14 2:18pm 10/20/14 2:18pm

Be Thankful This Lord of the Rings Fan Isn't Your Boyfriend

Everyone in a relationship knows that one of the biggest challenges is getting the other person come around to their quirky hobby or interest. For example, I am obsessed with hair expos. Why spend a weekend at home when you go to an expo and learn about the latest techniques in bang trimming? My boyfriend, on the… » 10/07/14 10:30pm 10/07/14 10:30pm

YouTube Community Scrambles to Address Its Creep Problem

Last week, popular YouTube prankster Sam Pepper was justifiably raked over the coals over a video that depicted him forcibly grabbing women's butts and laughing at it like a stoned child after a dental appointment. Days later, news reports raised some serious allegations against Pepper: that he also sexually abused… » 9/30/14 3:00pm 9/30/14 3:00pm

The New One Direction Single, as Reviewed by YouTube Commenters

Earlier today, One Direction released "Steal My Girl," the first single off their new album Four. We at Jezebel collectively disliked it, but — recognizing that we are not the target audience for 1D — decided to let their fans defend the song by combining their YouTube comments into a single (incoherent) review. » 9/29/14 5:10pm 9/29/14 5:10pm