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Robert Rodriguez's Secret to Living a Creative Life

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.19.2015 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Director Robert Rodriguez sat down with What's Trending at the Samsung Blogger Lounge at this year's South by Southwest festival. He shared some advice on how to live a creative life, advice he has taken to heart over the course of his incredibly successful career.

Jason Schwartzman's Full-Frontal Fake Penis

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.18.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Jason Schwartzman and director Patrick Brice came by the Samsung Blogger Lounge at South by Southwest to talk about their new movie, The Overnight. The reason this film is making waves is the much-discussed scene where Schartzman and co-star Adam Scott drop everything in a full-frontal nudity scene, though the actual penises are in fact prosthetic.

How Bethany Mota Went From Vlogging Teen to Multimillion-Dollar Brand

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.18.2015 | Media
Shira Lazar

YouTube star Bethany Mota sat down with What's Trending at this year's South by Southwest festival to talk about stardom, hard work and how to be true to yourself.

Tyler Oakley is on TV, But His heart is Still #TeamInternet

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

While he doesn't like to call himself "the new TV star", Oakley considers himself "a new type of entertainer." He believes that whatever the "next step" is for YouTubers, it won't be moving to television or moving to film, but adding other types of media to a continuing YouTube channel.

Reddit's Worst Date Stories

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

NBC's Undateable kicks off its second season soon, and the cast was on hand with What's Trending at this year's South by Southwest festival to give us the scoop.

Judy Greer Gets Frank About Women In Comedy

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.16.2015 | Women
Shira Lazar

"I think it's crappy that we have to have the conversation," Greer said, in regards to the role of women in comedy. "'Wow, there are so many comedies for women these days!' That shouldn't be the conversation, that should be the norm."

Why People Love Watching Other People Get Drunk on YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media
Shira Lazar

Mamrie Hart is an actress, writer, and comedian who became "Huge on the Tube" (#HOTT) with her "You Deserve a Drink" series. She recently won a Streamy Award for Best Actress in a Comedy for her over-the-top bartender role -- proof she's still killing it on YouTube.

Kandee Johnson Has Made Makeup Transformations On YouTube a Career

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.26.2015 | Style
Shira Lazar

The Queen of Hearts video remains a fan favorite. Kandee Johnson explains how she made her eyebrows vanish and the reason she loves this video in today's "Huge on the Tube," a VH1-What's Trending production.

Meet YouTube Star Grace Helbig, the New Face of E! (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.23.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Grace Helbig is the perfect example of how being "Huge on the Tube" (#HOTT) can make you just plain huge (figuratively). The vlogger turned bestselling author talks about her viewers' peculiar fanfiction and more on today's "Huge on the Tube."

DeStorm Power Shows Off Insane Rubik's Cube Power

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.20.2015 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Rap artist and Vine king DeStorm Power is handsome, hilarious, and huge on the Tube. His 2011 "How to Solve a Rubik's Cube" rap started as a challenge from a fan and ended in triumph for DeStorm, in the form of more than 3.8 million views and counting, proving his sweet rhymes can take any lesson from boring to bangin'.

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.

Tony Horton's Workout to Help You Shed Those Holiday Pounds

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Shira Lazar

Here's your chance to make up for all that pumpkin pie you've been eating! Tony Horton takes Shira and Alex Wassabi through an intense workout, and yo...

Comedian Damon Wayans Launches App, Discusses Hollywood's Future

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.17.2015 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Comedian Damon Wayans got the attention of techies last week at The Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco to discuss his new app, Flick Dat,...

Nick Jonas Trades In Pop For Sultry R&B On New Solo Album

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

I sat down Nick Jonas sat to answer your questions from Twitter in front of a lucky group of winners from Dash Radio & Myspace. His self titled solo a...

Join Carrie Underwood, Jessica Alba Tonight and Share Your #Hope4Children

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
Shira Lazar

For the 3rd year in a row, What's Trending has partnered with Hope For Children to broadcast live from their annual charity gala, Hope for Children. T...

Jon Favreau Dishes On His Film CHEF | #SamsungSXSW

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Jon Favreau, and the rest of the cast, stopped by the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss his new film, "Chef," cooking culture, and writing the ...

Shaq: Don't Hate on Celebs Who Crowd Fund

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.13.2014 | Technology
Shira Lazar

) Shaq spoke with What's Trending at the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge about his Shaq Fu Indiegogo Campaign. He let us in on the hottest perks, how t...

Excited for Titanfall? Not As Much As Wayne Brady

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.13.2014 | Technology
Shira Lazar

) Wayne Brady stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge at SXSW to talk "How I Met Your Mother," "Whose Line Is It Anyway," and most importantly, Xbox On...

The Fandom Behind YouTube Stars The Janoskians

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

The rowdy, fun-loving Janoskians took over What's Trending Live this week, causing all sorts of trouble on set, talking girls and dating, expressing...

Live Video Becomes the Hot New Web Trend

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.22.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

For a week in the middle of the winter, all the world's film geeks trundle off to the cold -- to screen, drink, and party their way through the annual...

Rohan Marley Takes Us Inside House of Marley And The #LiveMarley Spirit at CES

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.12.2014 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Rohan Marley joins What's Trending at the Samsung Smart Lounge at CES 2014 to discuss designing the House of Marley brand, their latest gear, and th...

Soulja Boy Teases New Album And Explains His Cocky Tweets

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.12.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Soulja Boy joins What's Trending at the Samsung Smart Lounge at CES 2014 to talk about Justin Bieber's retirement, his new song with Drake, the new ...

Nick Cannon Teases New TV Shows With YouTubers and Bling Tech At Samsung CES 2014

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Nick Cannon joins What's Trending Live in the Samsung Smart Lounge at CES 2014. Cannon talks about new additions to his Ncredible headphones, upcomi...

Mark Cuban Geeks Out And Gives You Advice on Startup Pitches At CES 2014

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Mark Cuban chats with What's Trending at the Samsung Smart Lounge at CES in Vegas about his Samsung panel, the progression of technology and all of ...

Shaq Takes On CES 2014 With Monster and Chats Future Innovations

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Shaquille O'Neal joins What's Trending to discuss his favorite tech at CES 2014 and why size really does matter at the Samsung Smart Lounge. Shaq g...