YouTube is 10 years old

YouTube – a playground for the amateurs, the professionals, the activists, the nutters, the gamers, the singers, the wannabees, the Vloggers, the babies and the cats.  ITube, YouTube, TheyTube, we all watch the Tube, via sound and picture bites just long enough to hold the attention spans of this digital age.  A generation have permanently switched off to the TV in the family living room, leaving parents and grandparents to watch those broadcast images ‘old style’, while the internet savvy switch on to mobile devices that give them what they want to see, when they want to see it.  You want the visual what, why, who, where and how of just about anything and everything?  Past and present?  You’ll find it on YouTube.

Here are a few of my favourite things – came over all Julie Andrews there –  I mean clips.

Jerry Lewis lets Count Basie do the talking.

And Mr Lewis again, being Mr Bean, before there was a Mr Bean.

So uncool, it’s cool. William Shatner rocking it to Rocket Man.  You’ve got to wonder just exactly what Shatner (and possibly the Director) was smoking here?

Continuing the Shatner theme – William Shatner’s Common People set to the original Star Trek

Continuing the fan editing theme – Sherlock

and Tobuscus…

and here’s son No.2 , going for a quick 24 mile run.

Here’s to the next 10 years.

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