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this youtube asmr trend finds the beauty in loneliness

Cut to me falling into a TikTok hole listening to ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High,’ but played as though I’m hearing it while making out with someone in the bathroom at a house party.
Roisin Lanigan
4 days ago
Culture

a guide to vsco girls – the tumblr girls of 2019

‘Basic’ has been rebranded thanks to a new internet phenomena – the VSCO girl. Who is she?
Roisin Lanigan
7.26.19
News

this video of marc jacobs learning to drive in pink sweats is everything

The designer takes us for a spin in a Home Depot parking lot.
Nicole DeMarco
7.23.19
Culture

unpacking youtube's obsession with ‘swirl couples’

As loved as they are hated, YouTube channels focusing on interracial relationships are so notorious they have reached meme status.
Yomi Adegoke
7.2.19
Culture

what our fascination with the james charles scandal says about celebrity culture today

Even the most influencer-averse among us have been gripped by the fallout from Tati Westbrook’s viral video.
Tom Rasmussen
5.13.19
Culture

kemio is japan's internet superstar

Since being discovered on Vine, he's garnered a million Youtube subscribers and met Gaga. He'd still like to be on Ellen however.
YOSHIKO KURATA
1.18.19
Culture

inside the world of the internet meta-celebrities you've never heard of

Make a living from spilling the tea on YouTube.
Sirena Bergman
12.3.18
News

victoria beckham is becoming a youtuber

“Thanks, you guys! Don’t forget to like and subscribe!!”
Roisin Lanigan
11.28.18
Culture

how meme culture made rude asmr huge

People are really getting into being insulted.
Brian O'Flynn
11.15.18
Music

a janelle monáe documentary exists and her mom is the star

A Revolution of Love was directed by Emma Westenberg, who blessed us with the iconic 'Pynk' pussy power video last April.
Nicole DeMarco
9.18.18
Music

bts, psy, and the future of k-pop crossovers

K-pop boy band BTS just broke Taylor Swift's record for the most-viewed music video in 24 hours. What does streaming history suggest happens next?
Jeff Benjamin
8.31.18
News

is ‘the nun’ the scariest film ever? youtube seems to think so

A new teaser for the supernatural horror has been pulled by the streaming platform.
Hannah Ongley
8.15.18
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