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Entries by Shira Lazar from 08/2012

Guy Adams on Being Suspended From Twitter and #NBCFail (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.02.2012 | Media

Journalists will continue to speculate upon the back room dealings that went down between Twitter and NBC, but Adams doesn't regret his original action.

Bryan Singer Reacts to YouTube Parodies of Bryan Singer Films (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.03.2012 | Entertainment

I caught up with director, writer, and producer, Bryan Singer, who is well-established in the film world, having hatched such projects as The Usual Suspects, the X-Men films, and Superman Returns.

Meet NASA's Viral Mohawk Guy, Bobak Ferdowsi (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.06.2012 | Technology

I caught up with Bobak to learn more about his rise to online stardom, his eccentric hairstyles, and, of course, what it takes to land on Mars.

Interview With 12-Year Old Talia Joy Castellano, Cancer-Fighting YouTube Star (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.10.2012 | Impact

Talia Joy Castellano produces some of the most compelling -- and popular -- makeup tutorials on YouTube, exploring the right products and techniques for achieving a variety of hot looks. She has also bravely shared details of her ongoing battle with cancer.

Meet The Guy Behind Madonna's 'Vogue' Bar Mitzvah Dance (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.17.2012 | Entertainment

A 1992 video from Shaun Sperling's Madonna-themed Bar Mitzvah made its way onto YouTube this week, going viral for young Shaun's enthusiastic interpretation of the famed "Vogue" dance.

Stan Lee Gives His Take on Marvel Comics Parodies (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.22.2012 | Entertainment

Comics legend Stan "the Man" Lee is responsible for the some of the most major superhero stories and characters in pop culture. And with great success comes great parody.

Meet Family Behind 'Odd Life of Timothy Green' Crying Reaction Video

| Posted 08.22.2012 | Entertainment

We caught up with the Roth family behind the video to learn more about the boys' thoughts on the film, how they feel about becoming an Internet sensation, and why the parents decided to upload the footage.

Join the Epic World of Heroes With Stan Lee on YouTube (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.23.2012 | Technology

So, why did Stan Lee decide to create the epic World of Heroes on YouTube? It's simple, really. "We put it together for mankind," Lee says.

YouTube's Most Famous Parents Shay Carl and Katilette Share Their Child-Rearing Tips (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.24.2012 | Parents

Shay Carl and Katilette, head honchos of the most famous family on YouTube -- The Shaytards -- joined me and YouTube's The Will of DC in the What's Tr...

Spike Lee's Tips on Making Controversial Films & Dealing With Haters (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.24.2012 | Entertainment

Spike Lee pulls from his wealth of experience to drop precious knowledge about directing, making controversial films, dealing with the haters, and getting attention for your work.

Larry King Talks YouTube Politics, Suspenders, and HBO's Newsroom (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.27.2012 | Media

Iconic radio, television, and now Internet host Larry King enjoyed his first-ever "geek out" in the What's Trending studio, where we talked about his show on Ora TV, upcoming coverage for YouTube's Politics channel, and rapidly evolving Internet pop culture.

How To Be Funny on YouTube (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.27.2012 | Comedy

We've gathered some of YouTube's top comedians to give their best tips on what makes a video funny, how to get laughs online, dealing with negativity, and just staying committed to doing what they love.

YouTube's Favorite Breakout Pop Duo, Karmin, Back in the Studio (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.28.2012 | Entertainment

Karmin joined What's Trending over Google plus from their recording studio today to answer fans questions about their YouTube roots, a new upcoming album and big projects including a fashion line on the horizon!

A History of Mitt Romney on YouTube (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

With the RNC kicking off this week and election mode launching into full gear, What's Trending is taking the opportunity to serve up a YouTube history of Republican Presidential nominee, Mitt Romney.

The Ultimate 'Gangnam Style' Mashup (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.29.2012 | Entertainment

K-Pop star Psy called and the Internet responded, sending his extravagant "Gangnam Style" smash hit into a viral spiral of YouTube glory and international recognition.

Cimorelli Live A Capella Performance of "Some Nights" By Fun. (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.30.2012 | Entertainment

YouTube's famous singing Cimorelli sisters rocked the What's Trending studio today with a stunning a capella cover of the summer hit "Some Nights" by fun. and answered their fans burning questions.

YouTube Launches First Teen Drama Series, 'Runaways' (VIDEO)

| Posted 08.31.2012 | Entertainment

YouTube music master Kurt Hugo Schneider stops by the What's Trending studio to chat about the brand new Awesomeness TV series Runaways and answer fans' questions about his favorite covers and dream collaborations.