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Britney's Just the Beginning: How Auto-Tuning Took Over the Music Industry

Ravishly | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment

Here's a brief and dirty history of the revolution that's transformed music. And by "transformed," we mean "bastardized into oblivion."

Is This What One Direction Sounds Like Without Autotune?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

There have been some pretty ear-rupturing-ly awesome shred videos in the past: Kings Of Leon, Chick Corea, Disturbed, Phish and, of course, Creed. Des...

Ariana Grande Is a Robot

Harrison Goo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Harrison Goo

Like when Simon Cowell says "we've got a future pop star here," he literally means everything that Ariana represents. And that just shouldn't ever happen. I mean, there has to be a flaw somewhere, right?

'Baby Got Back' Gets The Best Remix Ever

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.26.2013 | Comedy

Are you a fan of early 90's hip-hop and rap? Do you appreciate when classic songs get a modern, auto-tune remix? Do you happen to like big butts and y...

Rock and Roll Is Dead

Jerry A. Coyne | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment
Jerry A. Coyne

When all these bells and whistles are used to gussy up what is essentially a mediocre song, you know there's something wrong. And the overweening thing wrong is that rock and roll is dead. It's had its run and now it's over.

Jason Linkins

Mitch McConnell's Crack Campaign Team Notices That His Opponent's Last Name Rhymes With Stuff | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

If you recall, we got a sneak peek a few months ago at the amazing people conducting the opposition research effort for Team Mitch McConnell Re-Elect ...

Cleveland Hero's Interview, Autotuned

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2013 | Comedy

In the grand tradition of "The Bed Intruder Song" and "Kai The Home Free Hitch Hiker Sings: Smash," the Internet has autotuned selections of Cleveland...

WATCH: You've Never Seen 'Reading Rainbow' Like This

Posted 02.03.2013 | Comedy

PBS continues their series of remixing classic shows with this great songification of LeVar Burton from "Reading Rainbow." If you liked the "Mister...

A History of Barack Obama on YouTube (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Shira Lazar

The chronological mashup stretches all the way from 2008 to present, covering the top viral moments of Obama's time in the media spotlight.

A History of Mitt Romney on YouTube (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Shira Lazar

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.

WATCH: Miss Shark Week?

Posted 08.20.2012 | Comedy

The Discovery Channel's Shark Week may be over, but that doesn't mean we can't carry that toothy, seal-stalking spirit with us through the rest of 201...

WATCH: Julia Child Gets Auto-Tuned

Posted 08.14.2012 | Home

As you may have heard, August 15, 2012 would have been beloved chef and television personality Julia Child's 100th birthday. To celebrate, PBS Digital...

Wait, How Weird Was That Microsoft Keynote?

Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.12.2012 | Technology
Jason Gilbert

LAS VEGAS -- This is two days late, but, really, what in the name of Windows 95 was going on in Microsoft's keynote speech at CES 2012? Of all the wac...

WATCH: The State Of The Union Gets Auto-Tuned

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's been a while (in Internet time anyway) since we've heard any new auto-tune jams from The Gregory Brothers, the guys behind the fabulous Auto-Tune...

I'm Not A Witch: Christine O'Donnell Auto-Tuned By The Gregory Brothers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If they wrote a rule book for the Internet, chances are there'd be a stipulation under "memes" that they can't end without being auto-tuned by The Gre...

ATTI: Auto-Tune the Interview

Stefan Sirucek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Stefan Sirucek

"God Bless America" is a phrase so overloaded and overused that it rarely escapes cliché - unless, of course, it's delivered by a bellowing Joe B...

How To Become A Pop Star

Andrew Shapter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Shapter

Is today's music just another product of an information-overloaded society where anybody who can tweet, post, text and email at the same time thinks that they are multitasking?

Autotune Your Facebook Status Update | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sony has launched the "Auto-Tune Your Status" app that, as the name suggests, lets you create a status update and then have it played back as an auto-...

Weird Al Yankovic Explains Auto-Tune (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Auto-tune, the oft-judged process that allows singers to perform with perfect pitch despite not being able to sing, has always been a little confusing...

Auto-Tuning The News: Making Pirates, Drugs, And Gay Marriage More Intimate Through Song (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Michael and Andrew Gregory, brothers who have an affinity for R&B and news media, are back with their second installment of "Auto-Tune the News." In t...