I'm an award winning graphic designer, web designer and illustrator. I'm open for commission and freelance work. I rarely re-blog things, but some stuff catches my eye. Below are things I like and to the left are things I think. Choose wisely.
Goes to show, Social Media is, indeed, bullshit. If you have enough PR and networks to push work out on, that’s how it takes off. Not truly “virally.”
It doesn’t mean the people making these videos aren’t legit, a lot of them are independents who are making a living entertaining (most the list). But take a look during the week and count how many videos on the top and trending lists are places like Buzzfeed, Amazon, Apple, Google, etc etc etc.
YouTube, like all new media, has be conquered by the big boys.
If you’ve never seen it, treat yourself to the 1987 “Max Headroom” TV pirating incident, where a pirate signal of a man in a Max Headroom mask making nonsensical rants briefly interrupted a Chicago TV broadcast. It is phenomenally creepy, and to this day no one knows who did it. Vice has a great long read that digs into all the details and the theories surrounding the incident.