Posts tagged ‘youtube’

A Chicken Head Steadicam

Two years ago, Dustin got himself a couple of chickens. Dustin also seems to be a good ol’ boy with an advanced degree in something. He…

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Nataly Dawn and Pomplamoose

For reasons I don’t remember, the other day I was looking up the song “Book of Love” by The Magnetic Fields. While poking around YouTube, I…

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588 Excellently Read Poems

The other day I was searching for the correct phrasing of a poem, and happened upon the SpokenVerse YouTube account. It features nearly 600 poems read…

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Sampling Video Popularity on YouTube

As I mentioned, I’m revising the video chapter of our book, and so I was happy to discover this recent Slate article. For a month, Chris…

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The First Ever Video on YouTube

I was doing some rewrites on the video chapter in our book, and discovered that this unremarkable clip was the first ever video posted to YouTube.…

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A 1929 Film of the Islands of Zavikon

A couple of years ago I wrote about the island of Zavikon, an island in the St. Lawrence River which may or may not straddle the…

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Stock Up On a Little Lesbian Chic

Today Victoria writes about an enormous auction of set pieces and clothing from The L Word, which recently finished shooting its final season in Vancouver: The…

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The Shortest Domain Name in Canada

Somebody from the National Film Board of Canada emailed to tell me they’d launched a new version of their site at NFB.ca. At first glance, it…

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