War Cry Sounds As Yahoo Goes After YouTube And Its Talent With A Vengeance


Is Yahoo trying to start YouTube 2.0? Is it looking to use established YouTube stars to do it? And what does this mean for Yahoo-owned Tumblr? It became pretty clear that Yahoo wanted to further integrate itself into the streaming video game after their failed attempt to acquire French new media company Dailymotion. Now it […]

Jack Vale Hits 1 Million Subscribers on YouTube; A Look Back at His 5 Best Prank Videos


It’s official as of … riiiiight now: YouTube prank master and comedian Jack Vale has joined the YouTube million subscriber club. The funny-making family man (he’s got 5 kids and is damn proud of it — and one of ‘em follows in his father’s footsteps) achieved the milestone today after seven years on YouTube tirelessly Pooter-ing […]

Vice Co-Founder Gavin McInnes Has Punched Out A Baby, Filmed A Netflix Movie & Thinks You Are Weak [INTERVIEW]


[Editor’s note: Hey kids, this is an awesome, but also very un-PC, interview. No “letters to the editor,” because THE EDITOR HAS WARNED YOU (and also because stupid emails give me tummy aches).] A huge part of being a good interviewer is that you have to have an awesome interviewee. And YouTuber/Godfather of Hipsterdom Gavin […]

New Kin Community Lifestyle Couple AprilJustinTV Invites Viewers To Take Part In Their Baby Experience [INTERVIEW]

Screen shot 2014-03-27 at 6.11.19 PM

NMR has been super excited about everything that beauty/lifestyle network Kin Community has been up to lately. Positing themselves as “A Community of the Best Women’s Content on YouTube,” Kin Community has been making strides towards acquiring some of the best and smartest female-focused channels the internet has to offer. So we thought we’d reach […]

Was Ist Das? Collective Digital Acquires Some German Investors To Increase Their Views in Europe


Collective Digital just got some German in them … An undisclosed-but-minor stake of Collective Digital was acquired this week by major German-based media company ProSiebenSat.1. More in line with that of Base79’s partnership with the World of Wonder channel, Collective Digital will produce content and ProSiebenSat.1 will promote and distribute it through their media networks. […]

Foul Mouth?: Little Boy Tells His Dad Every Swear Word He Knows [VIDEO]

Screen shot 2014-03-26 at 6.47.51 PM

It’s tough to hate kids when you see them swearing … This little kid gets a free pass from his father to say any bad word he can think of — and he runs with it. Mostly. Too bad most of the words he knows run around the theme of “butt.” Still, it’s a pretty […]

Peter ‘Geriatric 2927′ Oakley, Beloved ‘Grandpa of YouTube,’ Passes Away At 86

Screen shot 2014-03-26 at 6.24.27 PM

When I say one of YouTube’s elder statesmen has passed away, I really mean elderly statesmen — Peter Oakley, the beloved YouTuber known better in some circles as “Geriatric1927,” died recently after a long-standing bout with cancer. The 86-year-old vlogger has been on YouTube since its early days, starting in 2006 and keeping a long-running […]

YouTube Drag Makeover, Anyone? International MCN Base79 Partners With ‘RuPaul’s Drag U’ Creators

Screen shot 2014-03-26 at 5.28.18 PM

I sense dazzling things out of this partnership … Base79, the largest international YouTube MCN, has partnered with the production house World of Wonder, beloved by me for one of my favorite camp movies, “Party Monster.” WOW is known for indie-budget loud spectacle films, documentaries and TV shows like “RuPaul’s Drag U,” and Emmy-winning “The […]

DJ Flula Borg Interviews the Fans at Playlist Live 2014 as NMR’s Ultimate Man on the Street [VIDEO]


If you’re one of the few dummkopfs who still don’t know Herr Flula Borg, YouTube and music meister, you’re kaput to us. For those that have have been turned on to the German YouTuber/DJ, congrats for being a member of the Forever Flula Club, and: achtung! NMR unleashed Flula on the young, bewildered fans of […]

YouTuber Forced To Defend Viral ‘Bad USPS Delivery Driver’ Video From Online Detectives Calling ‘Fake!’


Is this a case of viral envy or viral lies? YouTuber Edude76 has attracted a mass of views — over 500,000 in a day after showing a video of a USPS employee driving up in his van, throwing a package carelessly out the window at a garage door and taking off again. But today Edude76 […]

Rock On!

NewMediaRockstars is an online publication whose mission is to empower, inspire, and promote the independent new media community.