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Sir Mix-A-Lot Re-Mixed: “Baby Got Back” for the Holidays

Monday, November 29th, 2010
"Oh my god, Becky. Look how much you ate over Thanksgiving!" I'm determined to start a new holiday tradition, celebrating what's either the tackiest rap video ever, or an important cultural touchstone. (VH1 ranked "Baby Got Back" as the sixth-greatest song of the 1990s and one of the 20 best hip hop songs of all […] Full article »

Transhumanist Salvation or Judgment Day?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
What happens when humans can really merge with robots, and there's real nanotechnology? R.U. Sirius confronts the ultimate question: will technology save humankind — or destroy it? By Lou Cabron
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Five Most Violent Super Bowl Ads

Monday, February 2nd, 2009
Watch videos of this year's wackiest Super Bowl slapstick, including two "forbidden" videos which never aired. By Destiny
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Bush’s Last Day: 10 Ways America Celebrated

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
The former President's departure is celebrated with anger, humor, pornography, The Onion — and some shoes. By Lou Cabron
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War of the Candidate Music Videos

Sunday, March 30th, 2008
Barack Obama, John McCain, and Hillary Clinton confront an emerging YouTube demographic. But are they facing a backlash? By Lou Cabron Full article »

Lawrence Welk vs. The Hippies

Thursday, March 13th, 2008
On the bandleader's 105th birthday, five videos remember his skirmishes with the Beatles, Lou Reed, and a song about marijuana. By Destiny
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Adam West and Davy Jones Meet Sexina

Friday, February 15th, 2008
She's part Britney Spears, and part secret agent. But can she top two TV icons from the 1960s? By Destiny
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Six Secret Lost Videos

Thursday, January 31st, 2008
Will the phenomenon begin again? Some new and hidden perspectives on the struggling science fiction series. By Destiny
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2007 Re-Mixed

Saturday, December 29th, 2007
It wasn't viral videos that defined this year. It was the hilarious mashup videos that followed. By Lou Cabron
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10 Best Monster Ads

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007
They come from Hollywood — and they'd like to sell you some tasty lite beer. By Destiny
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How Gay Were the Hardy Boys?

Monday, October 29th, 2007
Did the original author of The Hardy Boys hide secret jokes inside the books? By Destiny
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Art or Bioterrorism: Who Cares?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007
The FBI detained artist Steve Kurtz for 22 hours. But when tests proved the bio-chemicals he'd had were completely harmless — they prosecuted him anyways. By RU Sirius
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Five Druggiest High School Sitcom Scenes

Monday, September 24th, 2007
Drugs, high school, sitcoms and YouTube. It's going to be a strange trip. By Destiny
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Rodney Brooks’ Robots are Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control

Friday, September 21st, 2007
He's an MIT Professor of Robotics and the CTO of iRobot Corporation — and this video catches him asking the ultimate question about the coming robotics revolution. By RU Sirius
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Democratic Cartoon Candidates

Monday, July 30th, 2007
If you want to be President, you can't be afraid to step into a cartoon. By Lou Cabron
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‘The Simpsons’ On Drugs: 6 Trippiest Scenes

Monday, July 23rd, 2007
We re-cap some of the "high" points of what is arguably the world's foremost pop culture institution. By Don Vaughan
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Steve Wozniak v. Stephen Colbert — and Other Pranks

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007
Steve Wozniak talks about his punking the Secret Service, ethical phone phreaking, and programming the Apple II by hand. by RU Sirius

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YouTube, the 20-Year-Old, and Date Unknown

Friday, June 22nd, 2007
The stage is set for a flood of copycat bum-rushers who will no doubt lay siege to the Googleplex armed with nothing but their media and Gen-Y audacity. By Destiny

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Top 5 Cartoon Hunks

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007
Animation has provided us with countless lady hotties, but cute cartoon guys are harder to come by. By Jacki Lewin Full article »

YouTube’s 5 Sorriest Questions for the 2008 Presidential Candidates

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007
What if my President was selected by MySpace? By Lou Cabron

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The Cartoon Porn Shop Janitor — Carol Burnett vs. Family Guy

Monday, June 11th, 2007
What happens when you draw a 74-year-old comedienne into a prime time cartoon on the Fox Network -- as the janitor at an adult bookstore? By Destiny Full article »

A Conversation with Justin Kan of Justin.tv

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007
When Justin Kan clipped a mobile camera onto his cap, opening justin.tv, it was just another step along the way to the fully mediated life. By RU Sirius Full article »

The Secret Ending of Pirates of the Caribbean 3

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007
Does it take a real act of movie piracy to explain Pirates 3? By Destiny Full article »

Dustin Diamond vs. Sgt. Harvey

Sunday, May 20th, 2007
VH-1 delivers a video beatdown to the former child star through an angry Marine drill instructor. By Lou Cabron Full article »

Air Guitar Nation Rocks On

Thursday, May 10th, 2007
The road to airy stardom is covered in the hilarious film Air Guitar Nation, which is opening this weekend in movie theaters around the country. By RU Sirius Full article »

Pulp Fiction Parodies on YouTube

Thursday, April 26th, 2007
Web pranksters have kicked down the door for a surprise attack on the 1994 film, re-imagining its dialogue in a series of surprising parodies. By Destiny Full article »

Create an Alien, Win A-Prize!

Thursday, April 19th, 2007
The A-Prize offers to reward the first person who creates an "artificial lifeform" or reveals that one has been created. By RU Sirius Full article »

Should YouTube Hear Me?

Monday, April 16th, 2007
Is this the latest craze -- storming a corporation's headquarters and demanding that they listen to you? By Destiny Full article »

5 Best Videos: Animals Attacking Reporters

Sunday, April 1st, 2007
They perform a public service by enlightening us about our cousin creatures. So why is it so fun when they get mauled and humiliated? By Jeff Diehl Full article »

EFF Attorney Jason Schultz vs. Stephen Colbert

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Starting with a whiteboard and a teacher’s instincts, Jason Schultz makes the Michael Crook free speech case as clear as a flowchart — days before Colbert poorly attempted the same move. By Jeff Diehl

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Six Freakiest Children’s TV Rock Bands

Monday, March 26th, 2007
After the 1960s, both cartoons and live-action children's shows began including rock bands, and Saturday morning would never be the same. By Destiny Full article »

Google Heard Me, Now What?

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007
Why is 25-year-old Aaron Stanton hiring programmers in Boise? After he wheedled a summit with Google, what's his secret project? By Destiny Full article »

Official Launch: 10ZM.TV

Monday, March 19th, 2007
Have you checked out MondoGlobo's new video show? You may have, and don't even know it! By Jeff Diehl Full article »

“Dear Internet, I’m Sorry”

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007
Even while delivering a video apology "to all bloggers, webmasters and other individuals" as part of a settlement agreement with 10 Zen Monkeys, he somehow seems determined to be the most hated man on the internet. By Lou Cabron Full article »

John Edwards’ Virtual Attackers Unmasked

Monday, March 5th, 2007
The attackers who hit the Democratic candidate's Second Life headquarters have been identified. And they're gloating. By Lou Cabron Full article »

5 Freaky Muppet Videos

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007
The five-year run of The Muppet Show set the weird tone for a tradition they've continued to this day. By Destiny Full article »

Leaving “Lost” Limbo

Friday, February 16th, 2007
What's "Lost" are the viewers -- down 10% this week, after dropping 20% the week before. Something new at 10 Zen: "bubble commentary." By Destiny Full article »

The 5 Sexiest Apple Videos

Monday, February 12th, 2007
Are Mac users sexier than other people? Or are they just flaunting their computer's superior video editing capabilities? Either way, these videos should bring a smile to your favorite Mac-loving gal or guy. (NSFW in parts.) By Lou Cabron Full article »

7 Things I Learned from Superbowl Ads

Monday, February 5th, 2007
Some much-needed commentary and perspective. By Destiny Full article »

The Web 2.0 Guide to Loving Neologisms

Monday, January 8th, 2007
Don't be a neologophobe! By Jeff Diehl Full article »

Ten Video Moments from 2006

Thursday, December 28th, 2006
2006 saw new issues emerging around sex, privacy, media and politics — sometimes, all at the same time. Those startling moments are captured in 10 online videos. By Destiny Full article »

Worst Vlogs of 2006

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006
Video blogging is a phenomenon so new, it's blazing a trail to new levels of awful-ness. Here's five vlogs that prove it. By Lou Cabron Full article »

5 Retarded Online Christmas Videos

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006
2006 was the year Christmas confronted "filmmakers" and "comedians" who began uploading strange new perspectives to YouTube and Revver. Aren't we blessed? By Destiny Full article »

Christmas 2.0: Subverting the Holidays With Re-dubbing

Monday, December 11th, 2006
Some very naughty children are defiling Christmas. Rudolph, Frosty, Charlie Brown and A Christmas Story have been re-dubbed with X-rated dialogue and metal music. By Destiny Full article »

Is Iraq really THAT bad?

Monday, November 27th, 2006
This roundup of YouTube clips is meant to give a sense of what it's like for the people who are killing and getting killed in Iraq -- a view that one can't possibly get from the mainstream newsmedia. By Jeff Diehl Full article »

Robert Altman’s 7 Secret Wars

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006
Robert Altman brought a disturbing magic to everything he filmed -- but it's the obscure and controversial films that are most interesting. By Destiny Full article »

5 Lamest Charlie Brown Cartoons

Monday, November 20th, 2006
Charlie Brown was still loveable, even when he failed, so let's appreciate his five lamest cartoons. By Destiny Full article »

5 More Nasty Campaigns

Monday, October 23rd, 2006
"You can't say I want to win the war but not be willing to fight the war," Karl Rove says. Nearly $60 million has been spent on a massive stockpile of television artillery. By Lou Cabron Full article »

5 Nastiest Campaign Ads So Far

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006
Campaigns trade charges of Playboy parties, methamphetamines, and epithets about sluts. By Lou Cabron Full article »

Awesomest Congressional Campaign Ever — Vernon Robinson, N.C.

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006
Robinson's media savvy is matched only by his massive set of huevos. By Jeff Diehl Full article »

Jason Fortuny Speaks

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006
He's not sorry, he'd do it again, and he's buying a gun. By Lou Cabron Full article »

The Secret Life of Jason Fortuny

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006
He's become famous as an online menace/hero after posting the photos and come-ons from nearly 150 men responding to a fake sex ad he placed on Craig's List. What kind of man would commit such a prank? By Lou Cabron Full article »

The Cellphone Murders

Thursday, September 7th, 2006
The phonebashing.com site knocking the corporate suits at Virgin Records is in fact owned, run, and incorporated by Virgin Records. By Destiny Full article »