The company was looking to commission an adaptation of Ann Patchett’s novel Bel Canto. Jimmy López remembers getting a call about it from his friend, conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya: “November 18th, 2010, I was having lunch and I got a call from Miguel. He said, ‘You need to go home and upload your vocal music to […]
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoKNVzdivoU More Heart. Hallmark Channel’s has renewed its original prime-time romantic western series When Calls the Heart for a third 10-episode season. Show More Summary
YouTube member carsandwater has another mission for his beloved nickel ball. He had a request to see what a red-hot ball of nickel will do to that foam that florists use to hold flower arrangements. Now, we are used to seeing the nickel ball tear through materials as the heat melts them, but this is different. Show More Summary
One man, an army of musicians and volunteers, and a viral video spell success: Dave Grohl, the front man of the band, replies.
Stop what you’re doing and watch this video. YouTuber Todd In The Shadows cataloged his “favorite cliché in music” and made a compilation of songs that pause after someone says “stop.” The phenomenon is cross-genre and covers many decades of music—although, from the ratio in the compilation, Britney Spears seems to be one of the biggest offenders.
Who knew that Star Trek could provide so much footage to go along with William Shatner’s version of “Common People?” Evidently YouTube user LordRicco666 did, as he edited a video using many episodes of the original series and the cover of the Pulp song from Shatner’s 2004 album, Has Been. Show More Summary
Anyone who’s a fan of Taylor Swift and Harry Potter — just a few people — may wonder what the two have in common. Here’s the latest answer. YouTuber weasleysweaters (Kate Parkin) turned some of Swift’s 1989 songs into Potter-referencing tracks, which she sings dressed up as your favorite Hogwarts characters. There’s Harry, Ron, and…
Four years ago, the comedian’s YouTube series went viral. Why is she finding it so difficult to replicate that success on television?
Facebook has been accused of 'freebooting' on YouTube's success by prominent blogger Hank Green. Together with his brother John, Green runs the Vlogbrothers YouTube channel, which boasts more than 552 million views and 2.6 million subscribers, and also co-founded the influential VidCon conference. But, in a blog post, Green has hit out [...]
[youtube:RQ6N8zN3RCA] Andrew Revkin, who writes the New York Times' Dot Earth blog: This is an important step on two fronts — sustaining domestic momentum away from coal in electricity generation and providing a fresh signal to other...Show More Summary
Bad Blood, Mudbloods, nasty scars AND lightning scars – this song has everything you'd want from a Harry Potter-themed Taylor Swift medley. The mashup was created by YouTuber and rampant Harry Potter enthusiast weasleysweaters, whose...Show More Summary
: [Preparations for Operation "CENTERBOARD I" on Tinian, Marianas Islands](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzSRj0LX2Os&ab_channel=TheDigitalImplosion):
The master of Muppets meets the main man at Marvel in the latest lyrical show down on the YouTube series "Epic Rap Battles of History." But will a wild card rap opponent steal the show?
If you’re seeing a new YouTube video player on your computer today, you’re not the only one. The Google-owned video-streaming platform has officially unveiled the new HTML 5 player for everyone, as first spotted by the unofficial Google Operating System blog, and comes four months after the Internet giant first started testing the refresh. You’ll […]
YouTuber Aaron’s Animals is back to wreak more havoc with his digitally-augmented pets, this time letting his virtual cats loose to burn up the streets in tricked-out rides. We’re waiting for the complaints from the VFXSPCA.
Arsenal’s official YouTube channel have released an excellent new video on Tuesday showing how their first team squad photobombed unsuspecting fans as they were modelling the Gunners new home and away kit for 2015-16. Petr Cech, Olivier Giroud, Francis Coquelin, Mathieu Debuchy and Laureny Koscielny all took part in the gag. Show More Summary
After a few months of testing, the new desktop player for YouTube replaces the old one. The new HTML5 video player uses a transparent control bar that hides when you're not using it and has new buttons and dropdown menus. "Our new player...Show More Summary
As wedding dress trends have evolved over the years, so have the bridal hairstyles that accompany them. In a new BuzzFeed video, talented YouTube beauty vlogger Kayley Melissa models six decades of wedding hairdos from the voluminous...Show More Summary
(YouTube link) His name is Ben and he’s only three weeks old. Sure, he can still get milk from his mommy, but he’s ahead of the game. He just doesn’t have all the skills yet. Curiosity gave the kitty a drink! -via Daily Picks and Fl...