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Lost Star Dominic Monaghan vs. Deadly Animals in New BBC Series

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.25.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

Dominic Monaghan has starred in not one but TWO classic geek franchises -- the Lord of the Rings films and Lost. Now he's following his passion for animals and travel by creating a BBC America nature show, Wild Things, in which he stalks some of the world's most rare and fascinating insects.

Meet the Pop Star Being Called the Dutch Adele (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Caro Emerald stopped by the studio to perform her hit tune and chat about her U.S. tour, embracing YouTube fame, being compared to Adele and her unique musical style.

Scorpions, Tarantulas, Deodorant, Oh My! The Most Disgusting Foods and Eating Challenges on YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.20.2013 | Taste
Shira Lazar

From challenges like eating 50 garlic cloves or taking down a complete stick of deodorant, to Bear Grylls downing larvae to a young girl with a taste for praying mantis, all of your favorites are here.

Comedian Heather McDonald Dishes About Her Very Kardashian Christmas Gone Wrong (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

At the first annual Tube-a-Tweet-a-Thon, presented by Virgin Mobile and What's Trending, author and comedian Heather McDonald (Chelsea Lately) share...

Twas the Night Before Christopher Walken, As Told By Kevin Pollak

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.13.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Film legend Kevin Pollak (A Few Good Men, Middle Men) reads the classic poem "The Night Before Christmas" and adds some commentary of his own.

#Tubeathon Live Has YouTube Stars Raising Money for Homeless Youth

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

What's Trending is making history tonight with the first ever "Tube-a-Tweet-a-Thon" holiday spectacular, which brings YouTube's hottest stars together for a good cause!

YouTube Horror Directors Share Top Creepy Holiday Movies (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

YouTube's favorite horror directors Michael Gallagher (Totally Sketch, "Smiley") and Tony V (BlackBoxTV) dish on the scariest horror movies of all ...

Katy Perry Chats About Her New Album and Dealing With Bullies at "Trevor Live" 2012

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

In this exclusive interview from the "Trevor Live" 2012 red carpet, Trevor Hero Award honoree Katy Perry talks about the importance of The Trevor Project's mission, her own experiences with bullying, and teasers about her new album in the works.

Director Adam Shankman: Glee Has Helped Anti-Bullying Movement

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

In between star-studded rehearsals for Sunday's Trevor Live event at the Hollywood Palladium, director Adam Shankman stops by What's Trending to talk about which celebrities will perform at the annual benefit, directing many Glee and the importance of The Trevor Project's cause.

Keegan-Michael Key Talks Key & Peele Season 3 and Bringing Sketch Comedy to YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.28.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

To celebrate the recent news that his hilarious sketch series Key and Peele has been renewed for a third season, co-creator/star Keegan-Michael Key joins What's Trending to talk about how the show got started, getting to meet President Obama and bringing sketch comedy to YouTube.

Olympian Michelle Jenneke Demonstrates Her Sexy Viral Warm Up Dance

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Youth Olympian and 19-year-old Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke won the hearts of the Internet this summer after a video of her sexy warmups went viral. Now that she's arrived in Los Angeles, the athlete behind the meme also proved bust a move to the Internet's other favorite dances.

The Most Viral Thanksgiving Videos of All Time

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.21.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

The Turkey Day Top 10 features YouTube favorites like Ryan Higa, freddiew and Fred! But perhaps the most notable addition is Nicole Westbrook's breakout "It's Thanksgiving" viral video, which has only been on YouTube since November and already comes in at #2!

How to Complete All Your Facebook Tasks in Just 4 Hours: A Tim Ferriss Presentation

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

"The 4-Hour Facebook" video provides insider tips on Instagramming your food, mastering FarmVille, ignoring Zynga Bingo, and much more so that you can set these measly four hours aside and make time for the truly important things in life.

"4-Hour Chef" Tim Ferriss Reveals Secrets of Meta-Learning and Living the Good Life

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.18.2013 | Home
Shira Lazar

Following up from his entrepreneur manifesto "The 4-Hour Workweek" and fitness-themed "The 4-Hour Body," best-selling author Tim Ferriss tops off his self-help trilogy with "The 4-Hour Chef," which highlights culinary tips and techniques for healthy, fresh, and easy-to-prepare meals.

Orlando Jones Stars in New Interactive Web Series 'Meridian'

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.19.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Meridian stars Orlando Jones (Drumline, MAD TV) as Jeff, a bored employee at a tech support call center whose life is changed when he discovers a mysterious Aztec amulet.

Ultimate Twilight Saga Parody Mashup (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.15.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Watch intently as the love triangle between Edward, Bella and Jacob unfolds throughout a slew of amusing comedy sketches, animations, and remixes, including the classic Bad Lip reading, trailer spoofs, emo vampire song, Barking Dawg Paw 2 Petody and, of course, "Jacob, keep your shirt on."

Bill Nye on Climate Change: Hurricane Sandy Is Just The Beginning

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.13.2013 | Science
Shira Lazar

Everyone's favorite multi-platform professor, Bill Nye the Science Guy, streams into What's Trending via Google+ Hangout to discuss evolution, climate change, online learning and much more.

Casey Abrams Performs "Stuck in London" LIVE, Brings Organic Soul Pop to New Album

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.13.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Singer, songwriter and multi-talented musician Casey Abrams performs his original tune "Stuck in London" and answers fan questions about his mesmerizing beard, his relationship with Haley Reinhart, the evolution of his music for his latest self-titled album and upcoming tours.

Michelle Branch Transitions From Music to Food With New Cooking Web Series

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.09.2013 | Home
Shira Lazar

Michelle Branch may be best known as a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, but she's also a foodie at heart who's passionate about cooking and baking.

Shepard Fairey Discusses Election 2012 and the Importance of Voting (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

While he's considered making a similar poster for the 2012 election, the artist says that it would be naive to deny the realities and changes of the last four years.

2008 Election's Biggest Videos: YouTube Flashback

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Take a ride down YouTube's memory lane with the best news flubs, pop culture parodies, musical tributes, dug-up footage, and celebrity endorsements from one of the most revolutionary political events in American history.

Lizzie Bennet Diaries Modernizes Pride and Prejudice for the YouTube Generation

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Books
Shira Lazar

The stars of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries YouTube phenomenon -- Ashley Clements (Lizzie Bennet) and Daniel Vincent Gordh (William Darcy) -- join What's Trending to answer fan questions about the webcam adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

RIP Nyan Cat: A Musical Tribute by Keyboard Cat

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.03.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Courtesy of What's Trending, YouTube's famous Keyboard Cat pays a chill, musical tribute to Marty the cat -- the inspiration behind the wildly famo...

Meet 4-Year-Old Tired of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Abigael Evans became an Internet sensation this week after her mother Elizabeth filmed her crying over a case of election fatigue. Now, we talk to her about her take on the election and the story behind her viral video, "Tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney."

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

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Shira Lazar

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.