The Best Debate in the Universe - There's more and more drama on YouTube every month. Much of it is contrived and fake, but almost all of it universally gets views. Over time, this may erode trust in viewership as people realize their content is fake. So the debate this week is: IS DRAMA RUINING YOUTUBE?
Monday June 12th 2017
Is drama ruining YouTube? Parody music artist and performer, Chad Wild Clay joins us this week for a raucous debate as I got called out from the callers on my opinions (read: facts) about music festivals, Nirvana's Unplugged garbage album and music in general. If you aren't up to date on your YouTube drama, this is a good episode to listen to because we give a cursory introduction of all the YouTube beef from the last couple of years without getting into too much geeky detail.
Also, a big you're-welcome to everyone who pre-ordered my book: F*CK WHALES: Petty Essays from a Brilliant Mind. The countdown has begun. October 17. Clear your year. Clear your life:
We also had a story about a wise-ass/hero who tried to pay a fine with pennies, and failed. Here's the crew from this week:
The voicemail number is: 1-562-58-I-RULE (1-562-584-7853).
US News - Michigan City rejects pennies for man's $270 fine
Time - Appeals court says chimpanzees don't have rights of people -- no shit.
"Mining by Moonlight" and "Music to Delight" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jingle Bells (Cocktail Lounge) by Haim Mazar, Licensed Premiumbeat, Royalty Free