Topic: YouTube

February 2, 2014

On the prolific and rather shockingly fascinating YouTube output of the NFC Champions, from Doug Baldwin's Beyonce-ish self-documenting perfectionism to Michael Robinson's ongoing indie version of HBO's "Hard Knocks."

June 4, 2013

It's not clear how much competition high school long snapper and USC commit Kyle Smith has in the field of Long Snapping Trick Shot Videos. It is clear, after watching Smith's astounding few minutes of trick-snappery, that those competitors will need to come correct.

November 21, 2012

This Thanksgiving, remember America's foremost placekicking family with a series of videos paying homage to Luis Zendejas, radical abstract minimalism, and (spoiler alert) Paul Rodriguez.

October 23, 2012

There is no reason, really, to be running a four-year-old video of Michael Cuddyer blowing Denard Span's mind with a Spring Training magic trick. But there's no reason why not to run it, either, really.

October 22, 2012

How do the pros motivate? By watching harrowing YouTube videos of 1980s professional wrestlers breathing coke-y fire. Try it! You will probably not like it very much, but it will almost certainly scare the hell out of you.

July 27, 2012

Can the man responsible for completing the "Hardest Trampoline Routine Ever Done" and the coach credited with bringing the sport to prominence in Canada rebound high enough from a near-miss in Beijing to reach the top of the medal stand?

March 6, 2012

This was inevitable. Although that in no way gets South Carolina rapper Lul'Devoo off the hook for making the first hip hop song to deploy Sam Hurd—the (allegedly) yay-slanging NFL special teams ace—in its chorus.

February 28, 2012

Thanks to the magic of the internet, the appeal of big band music, the demonstrated biases of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and Jason "White Chocolate" Williams, we have just made a film that sure looks like an Oscar contender.

January 30, 2012

Outsider art? Standard YouTube randomness burp-up? Collaboration between Jenny Holzer and the Eastern European muppet version of the "Honey Badger" narrator? What are these things?

December 9, 2011

Plenty of people were sad when Albert Pujols bounced on the Cardinals. But only one visionary jerk thought to videotape himself making his child cry about it, and then put the video online.