4 in the Morning: Elves, Docs, and Broken Glass

December 17, 2010

Twice each day we scan our YouTube metrics as well as websites on the cutting edge of internet culture to discover the most buzzed about videos.
Elf Protest at SantaCon Epic Docs Animation A Capella 'Only Girl' HS Senior Shatters Backboard
  1. A group of elves protest for equal wages and fair treatment at New York City's SantaCon. As seen on Fark.

    "We want Elf care!"
  2. It took 3 animators roughly 3 days and 450 slides to create this unique video for Google's Demo Slam, which has quickly drawn over 100,000 views. (Animation starts :40 in)
  3. Mike Tompkins, who scored millions of views with his a cappella versions of "Dynamite" and "Teenage Dream," delivers his latest cover for Rihanna's "Only Girl," and it's already getting lots of attention. As seen on Vulture.
  4. This clip of an Oregon High School Senior smashing a backboard has picked up over half a million views in less than two days. It's one of our top Trending Videos.