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Future Tense
July 9 2018 8:00 AMShould This Thing Be Smart? Mirror Edition.Mirror mirror on the wall, are you really worth $1,199 after all?
Jurisprudence
May 24 2018 5:52 AMWhy Every Media Company Fears Richard LiebowitzThe “copyright enforcer” is a walking lawsuit factory. He’s also the best hope for photographers to get paid.
Users
April 23 2018 2:08 PMYouTube’s Performative SociopathsFrom the Paul brothers to the vlogger who fed toothpaste to a homeless man, the platform has ruined the long and honorable tradition of filming yourself doing dumb stuff.
Users
April 18 2018 6:48 PMYouTube Taught Me How to ShowerAlso how to get out of bed, how to get dressed, and how to write this article.
Users
April 16 2018 6:21 PMYouTube and Twitter Turned the Philadelphia Starbucks Story Into NewsIt wouldn’t have been a national scandal in an earlier era—and it illustrates the positive ways that social media can still set the agenda.
Users
April 13 2018 2:43 PMYouTube Is for ChildrenWhy does the video platform protest so much that it’s not?
Users
April 10 2018 7:39 PMA Vector for Pure CatharsisIn YouTube’s science videos, you can probably learn something, but the main goal is to blend, burn, electrify, and crush stuff.
Users
April 6 2018 6:39 PMThe Antic Avatar of Young White Male EntitlementLogan Paul is almost a classic pop-cultural rogue. Why is watching him so awful?
Future Tense
March 12 2018 8:00 AMShould This Thing Be Smart? Toothbrush Edition.If you have been looking for an oral surveillance device, this might be the toothbrush for you.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 25 2018 4:36 PMIs Skater Mirai Nagasu a Jerk for Saying the Olympics Were a Dancing With the Stars Audition?
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 24 2018 2:38 PMThe Legend of Curling GoldJohn Shuster just finished writing the script for the greatest underdog story of the 2018 Olympics.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 23 2018 5:06 PMFour Theories on Why the United States Is No Longer Having a Crummy Winter Olympics
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 22 2018 5:10 PMSomebody Needs to Make a Movie About John Shuster and His Ragtag Team of Curling Rejects
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 22 2018 1:22 AMShaun White on SkisDavid Wise is a two-time halfpipe gold medalist. Why doesn’t anyone know who he is?
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 21 2018 6:30 PMHere Comes Diggins!The United States’ thrilling win in the cross-country skiing team sprint was everything great about sports.
Users
June 27 2018 10:00 AMThe Trumps Constantly Repost Fox News Instagrams of Their Own QuotesIt’s a mind-numbing propaganda cycle.
Future Tense
May 7 2018 10:30 AMShould This Thing Be Smart? Dog Collar Edition.A GPS-enabled dog collar, to be exact.
Users
April 20 2018 12:42 PMOK NoWhat it’s like for an indie artist to fail—and fail and fail and fail—to make a viral music video.
Users
April 17 2018 5:01 PMThe Most Popular YouTube Video in Turkey Right Now Is an American Porn Star Eating Turkish SnacksTurkish snacks is not a euphemism.
Users
April 16 2018 11:55 AMThe Least Viral Video of All TimeI found what might be YouTube’s most historically unpopular upload. I have some constructive criticism for its creator.
Users
April 11 2018 5:10 PMLil’ Hank Williams in the Walmart AisleAn 11-year-old yodeler is the biggest thing on YouTube right now.
Users
April 9 2018 6:35 PMLovin’ an ElevatorI am obsessed with YouTube’s vast subculture of elevator connoisseurs.
Users
April 5 2018 10:08 PMMe Me MeTubeYouTubers processed the YouTube shooting the only way they could.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 25 2018 6:58 PMEnough With the Winners. Here Are the Nine Types of Olympics Losers.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 24 2018 6:55 PMWe Rank the Todds!NBC’s Todd Harris and Todd Richards, ranked.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 23 2018 6:28 PMGet to Know a New Olympic Event: Mass Start Speedskating
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 23 2018 12:51 AMForget Tara and Johnny. Dick Button Is the Best Figure Skating Analyst in the Game.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 22 2018 4:00 AMIn Praise of the Women of U.S. Hockey, Who Really Hate Canada and Really Deserved a Gold Medal
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 21 2018 7:19 PMGet to Know a New Olympic Event: Mixed Team Alpine Skiing
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 21 2018 1:26 AMFour Theories on Why the United States Is Having Such a Crummy Winter Olympics

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