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F.Y.I.

July 27th, 2008 by Bill Corbett · 38 Comments

Many of you have been asking what this “YouTube” is.

Answered:

(Hat tip to our pals Paul and Storm for this. I think.)

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38 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Anthony on Jul 28, 2008 at 2:10 am

    Those arms appear unnaturally bent. …God, that creeped me out when waking up. Just quick checking all my favorite stuff. Then, confusion and fear set in. Now I’m fine, but…still, somewhere deep in my mind, rests a terror of people who can bend their arms back further at the elbow than me.

  • 2 CinemaslaveJoe on Jul 28, 2008 at 3:36 am

    Ah, Bill… you’ll put on *any* type of costume just to get on camera, won’t you?

    -CSJ

  • 3 Houndstooth Mind on Jul 28, 2008 at 3:45 am

    “U”, “You”, or “Ewe”? ‘Cause see… that makes a big difference.

  • 4 BEMaven on Jul 28, 2008 at 4:02 am

    Oh, thank you for that, Mr. Corbett, Paul and Storm.

    But, with YouTube, WHAT is not as important a question as WHY.

  • 5 Ben on Jul 28, 2008 at 4:47 am

    Very disturbing. Thank you.

  • 6 Courtney on Jul 28, 2008 at 6:25 am

    Is that Bernadette from Zoom?

    I just did the weird arm thing she would introduce herself with. You guys obviously couldn’t see it and I don’t know how else to show that in text form. I don’t think I know how to spell it.

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=fCJDBKih688

  • 7 Tammy on Jul 28, 2008 at 6:39 am

    Okay. That scared me.

    I’m going to go curl up in the corner now with my blankie and pretend that the world is one big sit com where problems get resolved in a 1/2 hour.

  • 8 Michaela on Jul 28, 2008 at 7:37 am

    I can’t tell you how grateful I am to you, Bill, for finally clearing up that definition for me.

  • 9 Bill Corbett on Jul 28, 2008 at 8:45 am

    One of my better efforts, I think.

  • 10 Houndstooth Mind on Jul 28, 2008 at 11:22 am

    You are so cool for finding classic Zoom on You Tube! I used to love that show and I know how to do the wierd Bernadette arm thingy.

  • 11 Spookette on Jul 28, 2008 at 11:35 am

    If only all of the answers to life’s questions could be answered by an enthusiastic Asian girl with Gumby arms.

  • 12 R.A. Roth on Jul 28, 2008 at 12:03 pm

    That was for Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska who once said, “The Internet is a series of tubes.”

    See, he was right!

    Randy

  • 13 Veronica on Jul 28, 2008 at 12:23 pm

    Hopefully she already has a family, because thanks to Bill, Madonna is probably trying to adopt her right now.

    Is she wearing shiney lycra? Did she just get out of a dance recital?

  • 14 Music-chan on Jul 28, 2008 at 12:43 pm

    I…uh…..well….

    abuh?

  • 15 Kyle on Jul 28, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    That explains Sen. Stevens’ popularity among Asian girls.

  • 16 Nerf on Jul 28, 2008 at 1:23 pm

    I always thought that youtube was a big truck.

  • 17 RemmieBarrow on Jul 28, 2008 at 1:41 pm

    Honestly, I do not see this as scarey. It really would be scarey if an adult had done this, like Gary Busey.

  • 18 Charlie W on Jul 28, 2008 at 2:13 pm

    why ask why when how is so much more fun?

  • 19 RiffTracks is the most retarded thing ever. Ever. EVER! on Jul 28, 2008 at 4:04 pm

    Dude wtf! I can’t believe this. You’re making some of my favorite movies bad and my least favorite movies worse! you arent funny and you’re ripping people off. THIS IS A SCAM! DON’T BUY INTO IT! At least listen to the samples– they’re stupid and make fun of stupid stuff. I could do better. Listen to the Cloverfield one where he says—- Go Go Go! it’s like Hey listen to me! and everybody listens. wtf!?!!? this is retarded and its the least funny thing i’ve heard in my life. knock knock jokes are more creative than you.

  • 20 StanleyBeagle on Jul 28, 2008 at 4:10 pm

    seriously dude?

  • 21 Kyle on Jul 28, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    Dammit, you found their master scheme! They charge us money and in return we receive hours of laughs. What a scam! Because of your brilliant analysis, I won’t be purchasing anymore Rifftrax. Thank you, kind sir!

  • 22 Kyle on Jul 28, 2008 at 4:22 pm

    Oh, and by “some of my favorite movies” you’re talking about Glitter, aren’t you?

  • 23 Bill Corbett on Jul 28, 2008 at 5:03 pm

    Drat, finally busted.

    My resignation will be on your desk in the morning, Rifftracks is the most retarded thing ever. Ever. EVER!

    (What a coincidence, by the way — your mom naming you that, and that being exactly how you feel!)

  • 24 StanleyBeagle on Jul 28, 2008 at 5:11 pm

    we probably shouldn’t point out the typo in the name, I guess ol’ “rifftracks” is a little sensitive

  • 25 Anthony on Jul 28, 2008 at 5:31 pm

    This battle of knowledge and wits is indeed over! You are too savvy good sir!

  • 26 Mr. Slick on Jul 28, 2008 at 5:32 pm

    Ditto

  • 27 Mr. Slick on Jul 28, 2008 at 5:35 pm

    Who hurt you?
    I’d like to thank them :D

  • 28 Mr. Slick on Jul 28, 2008 at 5:37 pm

    You know I’ll listen to anyone who begins their arguement with “Dude.” Hell I’m half convinced already… of what I don’t know.

  • 29 Danni on Jul 28, 2008 at 5:50 pm

    I’m sold.

  • 30 Courtney on Jul 28, 2008 at 6:19 pm

    I have a question. What’s a RiffTracks? You should go to their board and complain.

  • 31 Darth Chimay on Jul 28, 2008 at 6:52 pm

    Are you saying RiffTracks are like PedEggs? ‘Cause they are both good on the feet…

  • 32 To_Servo_Man on Jul 28, 2008 at 7:00 pm

    YouTube is actually an old, old wooden ship.

  • 33 Brian O. on Jul 28, 2008 at 7:39 pm

    Youtube is a miserable pile of secrets:
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=L3-50WJ4Z-A

    This is especially useful for when you guys go travelling outside of the US, if anyone tries to mug you, say these lines. They’ll think that they attempted to mug a mental defective, and will leave you alone.

  • 34 Brian O. on Jul 28, 2008 at 7:41 pm

    It’ll be even more effective in the event you’re mugged by Jason Alexander, nobody wants that.

  • 35 Glyn on Jul 28, 2008 at 8:17 pm

    He said ‘retarded’ like that a bad thing?

  • 36 Bill Corbett on Jul 28, 2008 at 9:12 pm

    “That was for Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska who once said, “The Internet is a series of tubes.”

    Tubes!!

  • 37 Nanobots on Jul 29, 2008 at 10:21 am

    And so, Senator Stevens Strikes Back! Make fun of his tubes at your own peril, because he’ll come and say You’re Not Funny!. Boy, that’ll teach you!

  • 38 Smuttynose on Jul 30, 2008 at 7:22 am

    And freshly indicted, thank you very much…

    Ted Stevens, that is, not Rifftracks is the most retarded thing ever. Ever. EVER!