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Entries by Shira Lazar from 10/2012

'My Drunk Kitchen' Star Hannah Hart's Guide to Cocktail Mixing

| Posted 10.01.2012 | Food

While the show starts off with a straightforward Whiskey Ginger, our resident mixologist proceeds to get really creative by serving up her original Jar-garitas and even concocting a special "What's Trending" cocktail! (It's a tasty mixture of pineapple juice, ginger ale and vodka.)

Deepak Chopra Shares Path Towards Inner Peace Is Filled With Flaws, Distractions and Technology (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.02.2012 | Books

Acclaimed author and physician Dr. Deepak Chopra stopped by What's Trending with his son, Gotham Chopra, to talk about the family dynamic behind Gotham's documentary, "Decoding Deepak," and what we can expect from Deepak's 66th book, God: A Story of Revelation.

Nominate Your Favorite Web Video Creators for the 3rd Annual Streamy Awards

| Posted 10.03.2012 | Media

There's never been a better time to celebrate the varied selection and unprecedented success of Web Television -- and the The Streamy Awards are here to do just that.

Resident Evil 6 -- Live Commentary From SeaNanners and Voice Star Matthew Mercer (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.04.2012 | Technology

YouTuberSeaNanners brings his famous gaming commentary live to the What's Trending studio while answering fan questions and guiding me through Residen...

David Blaine Reveals 'Electrified' Is Most Dangerous Stunt Yet (Exclusive Video)

| Posted 10.05.2012 | Entertainment

Blaine has taken on a variety of insane feats in his career, from hanging upside-down for 60 hours in New York's Central Park to freezing himself in a block of ice. But he's never done anything like this.

Machinima Premieres 'Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn'

| Posted 10.07.2012 | Technology

"Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn" series is the largest-scale live-action event EVER set in the Halo universe! The show also provides the perfect segue into the the new Halo 4, which will launch just as this series ends on November 6.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Talks New Autobiography, 'Total Recall,' in Google+ Hangout (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.08.2012 | Celebrity

Action superstar, influential political figure and all-around pop culture icon Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Google Plus Friday to promote his new tell-all autobiography, Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story.

CSI Creator Anthony Zuiker Launches Cybergeddon Interactive Yahoo! Series

| Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

Anthony Zuiker may have created the venerable CSI franchise, but he says that we're way past forensics now. It's all about cybercrime.

Felicia Day Chats Live About 'The Guild,' 'Dr. Horrible' Sequel and Running Her Own YouTube Network (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.09.2012 | TV

Since "The Guild" launched its highly anticipated sixth season last week, famed video gamer Ms. Day now has a bit more time to devote to her favorite hobby, but that's not to say she isn't busy taking new media by storm.

Romney Supporter and YouTube Sensation Trisha Paytas Elaborates on Her Political Beliefs in Exclusive Interview

| Posted 10.11.2012 | Technology

LA YouTuber Trisha Paytas has become something of an Internet sensation after she gave her official endorsement to presidential candidate Mitt Romney in a video this past week.

Jay Mohr's 'Mohr Stories' Podcast Is Like a Deep Conversation on a Drive To Vegas

| Posted 10.12.2012 | Comedy

Following an impressive filmography, Jay's favorite project he's ever worked on has been developing his "Mohr Stories" podcast, which is approaching its 100th episode. He's entertained guests ranging from Rufus Wainwright and Charlie Sheen to his own priest.

'Smiley' Director Michael Gallagher On Bringing His Horror Film From YouTube to Theatres Nationwide (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.15.2012 | Entertainment

Slasher film Smiley hits AMC Theatres nationwide this week and officially becomes the first homegrown YouTube film to make it to the big time box office.

Warren Sapp Transforms Into Judge Sapp for New YouTube Series (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.16.2012 | Sports

Warren Sapp is used to having the final say on his show, "Judge Sapp," where he settles disputes with his trademark no-nonsense attitude and outrageous wit.

Laina, aka Overly Attached Girlfriend, Talks Meme Fame and Using YouTube Powers for Good

| Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact

In this What's Trending exclusive video interview, Laina Walker, the famous face of the Overly Attached Girlfriend meme, shares her story about how the whole Internet phenomenon blew up and how she hopes to use comedy for a good cause.

Chris Rene Reveals Life and Music After The X Factor (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.18.2012 | Entertainment

Having just released his debut album, I'm Right Here, on October 2, singer-songwriter Chris Rene stops by What's Trending to perform his original tune, "Rockin' With You," and take questions from loyal fans, a.k.a. Reneliens.

'Just Google That Sh*t' Parody Comes to YouTube (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.23.2012 | Comedy

Known across the web for her legendary "Hot4Hill" YouTube video of 2007 and Warner Bros online series, "Sorority Forever," Taryn is now preparing to release eight videos in a row to promote her new record.

Zero Dark Thirty Meets Slender Man in Parody Trailer

| Posted 10.24.2012 | Comedy

In this latest installment of "YouTube Trailers," Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty white-knuckle thriller -- based on the true story of the manhunt for Osama bin Laden -- is re-imagined with the nefarious and elusive Slender Man.

Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Brings LGBT Activism to 2012 Election

| Posted 10.25.2012 | Gay Voices

It's a meeting of the Lances here as Oscar-winning Milk screenwriter and Prop. 8 play 8 creator Dustin Lance Black sits down with guest host Lance Bass to chat about working on the J.J. Abrams-produced film, Earthquake, and thoughts on the upcoming presidential election.

Professor Rob Riggle's Intro to YouTube Studies

| Posted 10.25.2012 | Comedy

Professor Rob Riggle of the Troy Polamalu School of Deeper Learning presents his rigorous guide to YouTube Studies coursework. Do you think you have what it takes to complete your degree?

YouTube's Most Outrageous Halloween Pet Costumes

| Posted 10.26.2012 | Style

YouTube is famously reliable for its source pool of hilarious, adorable, and compellingly shareable dog and cat videos. So, with October nearing an end, What's Trending took the opportunity to compile the best of these furry friends' costumes for Halloween 2012!

High-Tech App Powered Halloween Costumes (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.27.2012 | Technology

Need an easy-to-assemble Halloween costume that'll surely be the talk of the party? There's an app for that!

Rev. Phil Snider Talks Viral Gay Rights Speech and Reading the Bible With Love

| Posted 10.29.2012 | Gay Voices

In this exclusive What's Trending interview, Springfield, Mo., preacher Phil Snider speaks out about the story behind his City Council gay rights speech that went viral for its shocking twist ending.

Director Jon Chu Chats Justin Bieber, Masters of the Universe and GI Joe (VIDEO)

| Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment

Eclectic director Jon M. Chu stops by What's Trending to answer fan questions about his upcoming GI Joe: Retaliation sequel, Justin Bieber's "Beauty and a Beat" video, and revolutionary dance channel, DS2DIO.

YouTube Storm Watch: The Most Shared Hurricane Sandy Videos

| Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

According to Visible Measures, the total of videos relating to Hurricane Sandy is over 500 clips and counting with over 14 millions views. Here's a compilation of some of the most viewed video clips.