One of my favorite videos of ours from last year, “Qball Flies High in Hemlock,” got the “Behind The GIF” treatment recently. If you’re not familiar with “Behind The GIF” the phenomenon grew out of, like most internet trends, a subreddit where community members started creating backstories for popular GIFs. The backstory is told through a series of illustrated comics which culminate to the GIF ending. For more on the trend, you can go to Know Your Meme, otherwise, click the image below to go…Continue Reading “Q-Ball Flies High Gets A “Behind The GIF””

When it was first announced that the┬áThe Fine Bros’ hit YouTube series “Kids React To…” was becoming a television show, all YouTube creators cheered. Here was a show that was born and raised entirely on YouTube, and now it was being adapted for television, and not just any TV network, no, this was for Nickelodeon. This show is a symbol for YouTube creators hoping to turn their original productions into larger scale projects like television shows, movies and, in general, successful intellectual properties, so it was great to finally see it air over the holiday break.

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