The business of internet cat videos
March 9, 2014 9:57 AM   Subscribe

THis is why it's totally normal and natural to be completely confused/disoriented by the world: "I need money. Money allows me to eat and clothe myself. Very few people are willing to pay anybody in money. What can I do to get people to give me money?"

"Pictures and videos of cats with non-standard skulls."

" I need a degree for that?"

"Not yet!"
posted by The Whelk at 10:36 AM on March 9, 2014 [9 favorites]

"It is the kind of thing where you have to learn to make everyone happy.

In other words, learning how to be the Anti-cat...
posted by Alexandra Kitty at 11:25 AM on March 9, 2014

Suriel predicted evolution as more television brands get involved. “Will there be a cat video channel someday? I can definitely see that happening,”

Well that would be a fine use for one of the 488 cable channels out of the 500 promised.
posted by sammyo at 11:43 AM on March 9, 2014

Just another reminder of how prescient Bob FitzSimons was. (also previously)

Moral of the story: Everything you love will become commoditized. Somehow.
posted by ardgedee at 12:04 PM on March 9, 2014

I went to high school with Will Braden (Henri's creator/owner/whatever you wanna call it), and he's a really nice, funny, smart guy. The fact that he's famous for something creative doesn't surprise me... the fact that he's a cat video magnate DOES, though... just because it's kind of weird and awesome that "cat video magnate" is something that you can be.
posted by Rev. Syung Myung Me at 12:06 PM on March 9, 2014

Related: Catvertising
posted by Gordafarin at 12:39 PM on March 9, 2014 [1 favorite]

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