We Love the Internet 2022/11: The Video essay boom edition
Part 1: For the day job
Things to think about:
- The video essay boom
- The rise of the meta ‘fake celebrity’ on TikTok
- Amateur open-source researchers went viral unpacking the war in Ukraine
- For young female pop stars, dropping choice F-bombs in songs proves liberating and profitable
- I’m a creator. You’re a creator. We’re all creators!
Part 2: For the lunch-break
Things to play with/watch/listen to:
Things to look at/read:
- Very Fancy Ice Is Completely Frivolous and Absolutely Perfect
- Why the Nineties rocked
- The price of a pint — why some people will pay Craft Beer prices
- Pet rabbit meets wild rabbit for the first time
- this is the craziest internet video i think i’ve ever seen
- Is the letter “A” really that important?
- That is what true Friends do !
- Guess what happened?
- Just sneaking a little crust okay?! No harm done
- It’s the way he looked around for a reason for me…
Tweets of the week:
- who tryin to kiss by the shrekgetables
- Great, I took my two young children to Turning Red and now have to explain to them what Toronto is
- This is the real batman
- My dog chewed on one of my daughter’s old Barbies and created….
- evolution of Batman
- Everyone in the cinema when James Bond goes to see the old fella with the gadgets.
Part 3: For the weekend
- The nocturnals
- Inside Putin’s circle — the real Russian elite
- Opening nightmare: launching a restaurant into a world stricken by Covid and Brexit
- How many words does it take to make a mistake?