Links: Happy 5th B-Day, YouTube

05.18.10 9 years ago 6 Comments

I didn’t even get it a card! Apparently, YouTube is celebrating its fifth birthday. I had no idea that I could actually feel emotionally attached to a website filled mostly with videos of weirdos addressing the haters. In the video above, Conan O’Brien introduces his five favorite YouTube videos; you can see his (outstanding) playlist here. [more at Urlesque]

15 Funny Redundant Photos. RoboPanda charms us once again with his two greatest traits: sharp wit and an encyclopedia of cat pictures. [Uproxx]

New lead-in for ‘Glee’: three hours of men in tight pants. Fox announced that “Glee” will get the coveted post-Super Bowl slot. [With Leather]

UR DOIN IT WRONG. I hate to be the hunky certified lifeguard here, but this lingerie ad’s instructions for CPR are incorrect. You need to remove the bra first. [copyranter]

Pym’s No. 1 — Nathan Fillion (“Castle”) is rumored to be in line for the role of Hank Pym in the Joss Whedon-directed Avengers movie. Also, anyone who got the boldface liquor joke gets one free whiskey-Pimm’s-ginger ale at the bar in my apartment. But you have to find out where I live first. [Gamma Squad]

Keep reading! There are GIFs, Corgis, and even links to actual TV news stories below.

Jimmy Kimmel explains ‘Lost’ to Regis Philbin. “And there are two brothers on the island who are older than everyone else, like Larry King and Andy Rooney.” [TV Squad]

So much easier when the peanut butter’s on your mom. Man, I love Corgis. I just wanna dress ’em up in costumes and hug ’em until all the candy inside pops out. [julia segal]

They found the real identity of the yo-yo fraud. One of the seven local news affiliates that was duped by supposed yo-yo professional “Kenny Strauss” (more here) discovered that his real name is Mark Proksch. Oh my God! THE Mark Proksch?!?! [WSAW]

Charlie Sheen will return to ‘Two and a Half Men’ after all. There were news stories about him “quitting,” but I didn’t cover them because it was so plainly obvious that it was a negotiating tactic. He’ll be making in the vicinity of $2M an episode for the next two years. That seems fair. [TMZ]

“It’s all about getting you into a mood.” If you like “Breaking Bad,” read this article about the show’s director of photography. It was so cool to learn more about the guy responsible for the show’s cinematic feel. [LA Times]

A pretty great animated GIF of Dave Chappelle being happy. However, it’s still not as good as the “F*ck Yo’ Couch” GIF you see here. I wear the title belt for a reason, people. [Unreality]

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