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YouTube Parody Star Bart Baker on Offending Celebrities

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

What's Trending was at the MIP Digital Fronts, a digital media conference in Cannes, France, and sat down with YouTube star and professional song parody maker Bart Baker. We talked about content creation, how to be a star, and how to make fun of those stars.

Top YouTube Video Trends, Video and Stars of 2014

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.21.2015 | Technology
Shira Lazar

We all know 2014 was all about the booty. Anything else proved intensely uninteresting to our collective national Anaconda.

YouTubers Do Kim Kardashian (The Game)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.13.2014 | Technology
Shira Lazar

We're super excited to introduce the first episode of our series looking at trending apps and mobile games. For our inaugural episode, we would like...

What Would Social Media Look Like During A Godzilla Attack?

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.12.2014 | Media
Shira Lazar

Godzilla has risen, armageddon is upon us, and we here at What's Trending will provide you with all the life-saving social media news your terrified...

What's Trending and Tubular present "Top YouTube Videos of 2013"

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.19.2014 | Media
Shira Lazar

As 2013 draws to a close, we're looking back at 2013's biggest, best, and most memorable YouTube videos with some help from the data crunchers over ...

Only You Can #SaveBartsLordeParody! Copyright Infringement vs Fair Use and Free Speech

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.06.2014 | Media
Shira Lazar

Bart Baker has made several of the most popular music video parodies on YouTube, but if you want to check out his take on Lorde's smash hit "Royals," ...

The Ultimate Lorde Parody Compilation on YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2014 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

From Minecraft and too much Xanax to Thankgivukkah miracles and adorable puppies, we compiled YouTube's hottest and most hilarious parodies of Lorde...

2nd Annual Tubeathon Returns 12/12 As YouTube's Modern Day Telethon

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2014 | Impact
Shira Lazar

After last year's first-ever digital social telethon, What's Trending is thrilled to be teaming up with Ford's Fiesta Movement for the Second Annual T...

Steve-O Dishes On His Grand YouTube Plan and Drug Smuggling Adventures In Sweden

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Along with being famous for his "Jackass" shenanigans and movie appearances, Steve-O has finally found a home on YouTube. So, what's that all about...

YouTube's Parody King: An Interview With Bart Baker

Michael Varrati | Posted 12.21.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Varrati

"When I got out of college, my parents were like, 'You need to go get a job or an internship, or something.' That sounded as boring as hell. I didn't want to work for anyone."

1 Million Sub Star: YouTuber Bart Baker On Creating Successful Music Parodies (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.15.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Just moments before he hit his milestone of 1 million subscribers, YouTube parody master Bart Baker joined us live in the studio to chat about the ev...

The Bart of the Rant

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.26.2013 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

I keep looking forward to the next thing Bart Baker writes. I don't mean just novels or movies, I include rants. They're as good as the others. And the great thing about the rants is that I don't have to wait six months for them to come to fruition.

"Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture"

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 07.07.2012 | Books
Robert J. Elisberg

This is a tale of perseverance and taking control of one's life. It's a look behind those so-glamorous curtains of Hollywood and New York book publishing, where the real world is totally different from how rosy it looks out front.