The other side of YouTube.
January 26, 2012 2:57 PM Subscribe
posted by I've wasted my life (33 comments total)
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calls it a "Neo-Dada art form consisting of video remixes. . . to confuse, stun or entertain the viewer". A recent top ten list
) fills the gaps of that description with ample WTF, which is almost too appropriate for a video genre that first garnered attention as a misdirection troll.
Youtube Poop (or YTP) first started subverting viewers' expectations in 2004 when "I'D SAY HE'S HOT ON OUR TAIL
" made its way onto the internet. It wasn't until 2007, however, that the the term YouTube Poop came to prominence, not so incidentally overlapping with YTP's first boom in popularity. These days, bolstered by an active forum
, YouTube Poop has seen many changes and innovations, having even spawned sub-genres, most notably the YTPMV
(Some links have NSFW language and volume bursts)
Foraging for memes
, digesting continuity
and evacuating a digitally enhanced
form of fringe psychedelia
, YouTube Poop might not be for everyone
, but some may find it to be rich ferilizer