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Interview: Creator of “Annoying Orange” Viral Sensation Talks Going from YouTube to TV Interview: Creator of “Annoying Orange” Viral Sensation Talks Going from YouTube to TV

Aside from hilarious cat videos and other memes, YouTube is known for helping to create numerous Web celebrities including Chad Vader: Day Shift Manager, Fred Figglehorn, and Rebecca Black. Another phenomenon to add to this list is the popular Annoying Orange video show that involves the adventures of several pieces of fruit, namely an orange.

Best Picture Oscar Goes To The Artist, Twitter Reacts Best Picture Oscar Goes To The Artist, Twitter Reacts
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The Artist won the coveted Best Picture Oscar. Here’s the trailer: The nominees were: Hugo Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers Midnight in Paris Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers Moneyball Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers …

Film Editing Oscar Goes To The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Twitter Reacts Film Editing Oscar Goes To The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Twitter Reacts
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The Oscar for film editing went to the team behind The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. It’s the same team that won last year for The Social Network. Both films, of course, were directed by David Fincher. The nominees were: …

Oscars For Cinematography, Art Direction Go To Hugo, Twitter Reacts Oscars For Cinematography, Art Direction Go To Hugo, Twitter Reacts

The first two Oscars of the night both went to the film Hugo. Those would be the awards for Cinematography and Art Direction. Here’s the trailer: The nominees for Cinematography were: The Artist Guillaume Schiffman The Girl With The Dragon …

Oscars Red Carpet: Twitter Reaction Oscars Red Carpet: Twitter Reaction

The pre-Oscars Red Carpet extravaganza just hit the airwaves, and naturally it didn’t take long for Twitter to explode with commentary. We’ll pull out some of the highlights here, up to the show. Side note: It’s good to see that …

Razzies: Adam Sandler Sets Record, Twitter Reacts Razzies: Adam Sandler Sets Record, Twitter Reacts

Adam Sandler has made cinematic history with his film Jack and Jill. He has set the record for most “Razzie” nominations in one year by one person. The Razzies’ site says: With three critically-panned movies released by his Happy Madison …

Nike’s Galaxy Foamposite Causes Riots, Twitter Fun Nike’s Galaxy Foamposite Causes Riots, Twitter Fun
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What some are calling the “most anticipated Nike releases to date,” the release of Nike’s Galaxy Foamposite shoes did not disappoint, at least on an entertainment front. Yes, it the enjoyment was coupled with a tinge of sadness as you …

Jay-Z Faces Competition From Rapping Russian Billionaire Jay-Z Faces Competition From Rapping Russian Billionaire
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According to recent estimates, Mikhail Prokhorov is the third richest man from Russia and the 32nd richest man in the entire world. But all the money in the world can’t buy you rap skills. The Russian billionaire has gone viral …

Danica Patrick OK After Crash Danica Patrick OK After Crash
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Danica Patrick walked away from her crash at the Gatorade Duel at Daytona Thursday, after slamming into a wall on the last lap of the qualifying race. Thanks to Nascar safety innovations, along with Patrick’s quick thinking, she was uninjured. …

UK’s Mail Online Near 100 Million Users UK’s Mail Online Near 100 Million Users

Associated Newspapers’ Mail Online was close to having 100 million readers in January, and growth doesn’t appear to be showing signs of slowing down. The Associated Newspapers network of websites drew 99,218,476 monthly browsers, a 17.88% increase compared with last …

JK Rowling, Gas Prices, and The Male Dictionary JK Rowling, Gas Prices, and The Male Dictionary

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Conan O’Brien Takes Two Screens To a New Level Conan O’Brien Takes Two Screens To a New Level

The Team Coco Tablet App steps into the entertainment fray, bringing the “two screens” phenomenon to late night. Armed with the knowledge that many TV viewers have their smartphone or tablet handy when watching shows, the Team Coco visionaries aim …

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Daytona 500 Viral Ad Shows The Driver Really Loves Diet Mountain Dew Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Daytona 500 Viral Ad Shows The Driver Really Loves Diet Mountain Dew
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NASCAR is gearing up for the biggest race of the year, which also happens to be the first race of the year. The legendary Daytona 500 has been thrilling fans since 1959, and one the race’s most prominent participants loves …

Comcast Launches New ‘Mini-Hulu’ Comcast Launches New ‘Mini-Hulu’
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On Tuesday, Comcast launched Xfinity Streampix, a new streaming video subscription service . Steampix features movies and full seasons of TV shows, and comes bundled with certain TV/internet and TV/internet/voice packages, or can be added for $5/month for current Comcast …

Daniel Von Bargen Of Seinfeld Attempts Suicide Daniel Von Bargen Of Seinfeld Attempts Suicide
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You might know him as Mr. Kruger, George’s boss on the hit TV show Seinfeld. Monday morning Daniel Von Bargen attempted suicide with a gunshot to the temple. After the attempt, he called 911 for help. He sounds unbelievably clam …

Twitter: Sacha Baron Cohen Banned From Oscars? Twitter: Sacha Baron Cohen Banned From Oscars?

Update: The Academy is now saying that they have not “banned” Cohen yet, per se. Rather, they are waiting to determine his intentions about promoting The Dictator at the awards. Deadline reported that the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & …

Spotify Update Includes Gapless Playback And Crossfade Spotify Update Includes Gapless Playback And Crossfade

Spotify announced the launch of some new features for “gapless playback” and crossfade. The features come with an update to its desktop version that is rolling out this week. Gapless playback enables songs to play right after one another without …

National Margarita Day, Lent, and Texting For Beginners National Margarita Day, Lent, and Texting For Beginners
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

The Beatles Launch Ringtones Exclusively Through iTunes The Beatles Launch Ringtones Exclusively Through iTunes

For those The Beatles fans who don’t know how to make their own ringtones or just want to spend more money on their favorite band, The Beatles are now offering ringtones based on their songs exclusively through iTunes. The ringtones …

Fan Trailer for John Carter Outdoes Disney’s Official Work Fan Trailer for John Carter Outdoes Disney’s Official Work

As many of you know, WebProNews is a big supporter of user-generated content, especially when it takes an established property and makes it better. In fact, the user-generated era is producing some incredible content, as the tools of the Internet …

Compare Your 40 Time With Rich Eisen, NFL Draft Prospects Compare Your 40 Time With Rich Eisen, NFL Draft Prospects

The NFL Scouting Combine begins today (2/22) as teams get ready for the meat market-like approach to evaluating future NFL prospects, in preparation for the upcoming NFL Draft. The Combine is popular event in the sports world, getting almost as …