What happened, YouTube? I thought we were friends. Although I guess if I’d been paying attention, I’d have realized that this was not true a long time ago.
Here on CreativeJamie.com, you will see advertisements. These ads are provided by my partnership with WordPress, who also manages the site hosting. I receive a portion of the profits and everybody’s happy.
Meanwhile, there are my YouTube channels. I provide content, we have an agreement that they will share revenue with me for ads that run in front of my videos (etc)… except they don’t. I guess I haven’t hit their threshold, maybe it that’s it… but I feel like I’m small potatoes to them and they’ll get to me when they feel like it.
And now they say the agreement they haven’t been honoring is terminated.
So that’s great.
I’m tired of YouTube’s arbitrary nonsense. I’m tired of doing all the work and receiving none of the benefits. Mostly, I’m just tired of YouTube. I’m deleting EVERY VIDEO from my channels. I haven’t decided where I’m going to move my videos yet, but rest assured, the only new videos I’ll be uploading to YouTube will be to announce where my new content is hosted.
I stumbled upon The Last Halloween in as random YouTube fashion as can be, and I’m not sorry I did. Read the rest of this entry
I just came across the “Single Ladies x Duck Tales” and “Earl Sinclair performs Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.” videos. One is lazy click bait that your brain likes for some reason (unless you’re me) and the other is a masterful editing work of genius.
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Dead Again is one of those movies that leaves it all out on the field. It has excellent performances from Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson and Robin Williams (and, to a lesser extent, Andy Garcia and Derek Jacobi). I wouldn’t say it’s a great movie, and it certainly has some fresh ideas for the film noir mystery genre, but it comes up a bit short. Read the rest of this entry
On Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 7:30 PM, we saw the much-anticipated Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (screening dates) with a full house of raging Nerd Heads. The flick has been in production for several years now, so expectations were high and enthusiasm boundless as the lights dimmed and the picture popped onto the screen at the Sharp Theater. Would the fans get what they want, or would they go home disappointed? I was predicting the former, but you never can tell how these independent productions are going to turn out. Ready for anything, I settled into my balcony seat and watched the movie roll. Read the rest of this entry
"This one’s straight off my DIEtunes playlist!"
Holy hell. (Literally.) Why does this exist? This new live stage show, Beetlejuice Graveyard Revue, debuted on February 8 of 2014, so it’s not for Halloween, and a second Beetlejuice movie is still a pipe dream, so.. what is the deal here? What were they thinking?!? Read the rest of this entry
I like YouTube – sometimes it giveth, sometimes it taketh away. I’d say today’s entry of It Came From YouTube is a good example of both.
This is exactly the sort of stuff that makes YouTube great – well produced niche content that’s a ton of fun. YouTuber FamilyJules7X clearly has the skills, passion and chops to crank out metal inspired covers from such classic video games as Tetris, Zelda, Super Mario Brothers and several others. This is my jam jar.
And then there’s this.