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Urly Show #66 - Colin Fitzpatrick of Zero Views

This week, joining us in the studio was Colin Fitzpatrick, the guy behind Zero Views and Slade, the webmaster behind news blog HyperVocal called in to play the tl;dr quiz. Colin shared with us some of his favorite YouTube videos that he's featured on his site, where he posts YouTube videos in their infancy (although many have since, of course, garnered a bunch of hits). Watch, download...

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Urly Show #65 - The Ted Williams Phenomenon

In our second podcast of 2011, Kevin Allocca, Trends Manager at YouTube Trends, sat down with us in the studio. And returning champ and friend to Urlesque Brett Erlich (of Infomania and Viral Video Film School fame) Skyped in to play our tl;dr quiz, despite being sick as a dog (what a good sport). After chatting with Kevin about what exactly he does at YouTube, we moved onto the hot topic of...

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Urly Show #64 - Rocketboom's Mememolly

Happy New Year, listeners and readers! In our first podcast of 2011, we were joined by Internet phenom Mememolly, host of the video show Rocketboom Daily. And joining us to play our weekly tl;dr quiz was Alisha, who taught us a little bit about the geography of Brooklyn in the process! Molly and Kelly geeked out this week over James Van Der Beek, the guy who played Dawson on Dawson's Creek,...

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Urly Show Special Edition - Alex Blagg of A Bajillion Hitz.biz

In this week's special edition of The Urly Show, Kelly and Eliot sit down with Alex Blagg, the web prodigy, enterpreneur, hyprid digital techspert, social strat supergenius media guru, and the webmaster behind A Bajillion Hitz, where he doles out advice plucked from his inner tree of knowledge about everything internet. Alex knows everything about digital landscape, which is why he's been...

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Urly Show #63 - Sketchy Santas and Will Zweigart

In our last official podcast of 2010, Eliot, Kelly, Cole, and Nick were joined by Urlbot and Sketchy Santas author Will Zweigart. Before we lost our minds on Four Loko provided by Will, Mia Skyped in from Texas to play the tl;dr quiz. Besides pouring us some cups of speed-in-a-can, Will brought with him a copy of Sketchy Santas, which led us to talk not only about the famous website of the...

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Urly Show #62 - Flavorpill and Holiday Gifts for Cultural Icons

This week, Eliot, Kelly and Cole were graced with the presence of Leah Taylor and Russ Marshalek, Editor and Social Media manager of Flavorpill, respectively (and they brought us cheap wine, so we're BFF's now). Skyping in from just outside of Buffalo, NY was Joe, himself a blogger and internet lover at The Daily Debris. Leah and Russ filled us in on what it's like to promote events across...

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2010 Urlies Winners -- Best of the Web in 2010

Another year has come and gone and it is time again to reflect on all the fine internet that has flown across our computer screens throughout 2010. Welcome to the third annual Urlies, where we recap the year in internet culture -- from memes to videos to websites, and heck, Justin Bieber even got his very own category this year. Before we announced our picks for the best of the web in 2010,...

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Hero of the Year -- 2010 Urlies

MEME | VIDEO | FACEBOOK TREND | CELEBRITY PHOTOSHOP MEME | BREAKOUT | ANIMAL | WEB KID | JUSTIN BIEBER | NEW SINGLE TOPIC BLOG | HERO | SEE ALL WINNERS When the internet starts to feel overwhelmed by trolls and same-old-same-old memes, it's nice to know that there are heroes out there to inspire us and restore our faith in what a web celebrity can be. Whether making bold moves, overcoming...

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Animal of the Year -- 2010 Urlies

MEME | VIDEO | FACEBOOK TREND | CELEBRITY PHOTOSHOP MEME | BREAKOUT | ANIMAL | WEB KID | JUSTIN BIEBER | NEW SINGLE TOPIC BLOG | HERO | SEE ALL WINNERS Animal of the Year! It's the category every cat lover has been waiting for! But, come on, cat fans. We already gave you Catfight, the tournament that determined the internet's greatest feline, so we thought it was only fair to have a category...

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Breakout of the Year -- 2010 Urlies

MEME | VIDEO | FACEBOOK TREND | CELEBRITY PHOTOSHOP MEME | BREAKOUT | ANIMAL | WEB KID | JUSTIN BIEBER | NEW SINGLE TOPIC BLOG | HERO | SEE ALL WINNERS Breakout of the Year is the award for a web phenomenon that came into its own this year, whether it's a person, a web service or an image meme. These nominees either started on the web in 2010 or just got their big breaks this year. Every...

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