NOH8, It Gets Better, Lady Gaga, and even YouTube’s Honey Badger- all started out as small projects that grew into viral phenomena when LGBT folks jumped on the bandwagon. What happens when our favorite outside things become monster ballads of popular culture?Blogger Matt Siegel likes to turn gay viral phenomena on its ear- he made an “It Gets Bitter” video and created a blog entry that parodied the NOH8 campaign by literally crapping all over it. Matt’s not really a hater, he parodies these hits because it allows the power of the outsider voice to be heard among the roar of the crowd.
Matt had a bad attitude however as personal assitant to the stars, and shares a lot of his hilarious edgy ideas on his blog The Unabashed Queer.
Listen to find out why Adam Carolla fired him, how he pissed off Jimmy Kimmel and why Arianna Huffington called him “disgustingly hip.”
What happened between Lady Gaga and Weird Al Yankovic? First she reportedly said no to Weird Al’s Born this Way parody and now she’s giving it the green light!
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