Jason Horton Tears At The Racial Divide With ‘Haunted House For White People’ [VIDEO]

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I like Jason Horton — word on the street is that he doesn’t care much for me, but I think we are both fighting the same battle regarding race and racism. I just use cruelty and casual malevolence where he uses humanity and diplomacy. I am Machiavelli to his … I don’t know, fucking Ghandi. […]

UPDATE: ‘Harriet Tubman Sex Tape’ Explodes Into Racial Controversy For Russell Simmons, AwesomenessTV & Stars [VIDEO]

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UPDATE (08/15/13 13:24 PT): And it’s gone. Russell Simmons has agreed to pull the Harriet Tubman Sex Tape from his All Def Digital YouTube channel. Said Simmons in a statement: “In the whole history of Def Comedy Jam, I’ve never taken down a controversial comedian. When my buddies from the NAACP called and asked me […]

Is YouTube Bad for Stand-Up Comedy? Chris Rock Thinks So [VIDEO]

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A potential enemy to comedians is lurking in comedy clubs and possibly threatening the livelihoods of stand-up comedians. No, it is not the drunk heckler yelling obscenities or the dead, awkward silence after an awful joke. It’s the smartphone, and since the dawn of YouTube it has caught comedians doing everything from making awful stolen […]

YouTube’s Funniest Next Comic Competition Winners Announced

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Sixteen comedians worldwide won their spots in the YouTube Next Comic program, including NMR friends Jason Horton and TheWingGirls. YouTube Funniest Next Comic is one of the many programs by YouTube that identifies and helps emerging stars improve their production skills. Winners receive mentoring from the guys at College Humor and Glozell. In addition, the […]

Should You Aim For YouTube Fame?

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Fame has been a part of the cultural consciousness since as long as history has been recorded, and now YouTube has made it possible for ordinary people to achieve fame overnight. Given the sheer number of YouTubers who have made it big, like Smosh, Jason Horton and Promise Phan, by amassing a huge following of […]

300 Million YouTube Views & Counting: Comedian Jason Horton Chats with NMR

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While many YouTube comedians make their fame by being the most bombastic, dynamic, crazy person around, New York native Jason Horton gets people’s attention by playing the most love-shy, awkward guy around. It’s his natural, introverted abilities that has made him a name as an alternative comedian. Since breaking out with his Totally Sketch video, […]

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