"Move along, this ain’t fuckin’ Dawson’s Creek, people!" and "How many new couple became?” are two of the best YouTube comments on that First Kiss video.
But read this and weigh in on this one: “When are good deeds just good deeds, and where is the line where good deeds meets pimping out the homeless as props in the emotional clickbait economy? And, should that even matter?”
Jimmy Kimmel’s pre-show Oscars bit, in which he publicly shamed Cheetos-encrusted couch-dwellers, bombed badly. But what the professional hoaxer did after the Academy Awards was pure pop culture manna from heaven. Kimmel enlisted a cavalcade of A-list celebs to help him turn famous viral videos into trailers for big-budget Hollywood blockbusters. From Charlie Bit Me to David After Dentist, this is seriously inspired stuff.
YouTube’s automatic closed captioning tool should be great for the hearing impaired, but it’s rarely accurate. Sometimes, it’s far from it. No matter. For Internet comedy duo Rhett and Link, it’s fodder for their hilarious web videos. Their latest video highlights the failed captioning for Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.” Tweens go crazy.