I am STOKED to announce the winners of the 10,000 YouTube Subscribers Giveaway! I was BLOWN away by not only how many people entered the competition, but the quality of entries. You guys have some serious skills in photo manipulation! After careful deliberation, I feel like I’ve chosen some stellar winners. The Runner-Up prize of an embroidered Cartoon Network bag stuffed with an Adventure Time tshirt and Caplunk party game goes to: MISTY BRUCE! I loved the fire effect, the Mortal Kombat reference, my lower body, and the burning Rebecca.
And the grand prize of a Samsung TL225 Dual View camera goes to this entry submitted by KAJUS PAVARDE! I loved the composition, the black and white, the aged look, the fun epaulettes, cigarette, and accordian. Kind of makes you wonder if Rebecca Black would be as annoying in 1927 as she is right now? Really awesome photochop, Kajus! Enjoy the camera!
And here are all the amazing photochop entries for you to peruse, argue over, and enjoy!
by Ethan Newberry on Apr.05, 2011, under acting, are you serious, awards, blog, daily fun, funny videos, improv, monday funday, music, photography, sketch, technology, the real cool club, video games, work
Holy Crap! Thank you everyone for subscribing to my channel! You all rock! And to show you how much I care, I’m having a cool, creative contest and I’M GIVING AWAY KICK-ASS PRIZES!!
Here’s how you win:
- Download the image below.
- PhotoChop the crap out of the photo. Put me anywhere, with anyone, any way.
- “Like” my FaceBook fanpage HERE
- Post your photochop to my facebook fanpage wall and be sure to tag “EthanNewberryFans” in it so I can see it.
DEADLINE: Midnight, Pacific Standard Time, April 8th, 2011
The winner will be announced NEXT week on my SECOND channel so make sure you subscribe to that one too: http://youtube.com/ethannewberry
The winner will be determined by which photochop makes me laugh the hardest. 2 winners will be picked, a runner-up and a grand prize winner. Runner-Up will receive (1) Cartoon Network Bag (1) Adventure Time TShirt (1) Board Game. The Grand Prize Winner will receive (1) Samsung TL225 Dual View Camera w/ 720p video capabilites. NOW GET CHOPPIN!! I’m giving away something HUGE when I reach 100,000 subscribers so HELP SPREAD MY VIDEOS and get more people to subscribe!!
While I’m in New York making a Team Cool Kids video (with my comedy partner in crime, Lindsay Harbert) for the Samsung “Four Seasons Of Hope” Charity Gala (expect the video online within the next 24 hours), E3 is happening back at home in Los Angeles. Man, I’ve never wanted to be in two places at once more than this week.
I got to meet and see some famous celeb types tonight (Jennifer Lopez and Marc Antony, Matthew McConaughey, Boomer Esiason, Dan Marino, and BILL Frickin CLINTON!?!) and witness a truly amazing event that is doing amazing things for education and medical needs for children. It was pretty remarkable what a group of stand-out individuals, a lot of hope, and some money can do to help our youth. Go charity, go!
As I’m editing our footage from the star-studded night and trying to catch-up with all the E3 news from my LA cohorts, I found this gem online and it made me miss my nerd friends back in LA who are walking the convention floor, playing games, and enjoying the sensationally over-the-top after parties. Go have fun, you assholes. I’m helping kids.
I haven’t seen much press on Portal 2 from E3 yet, which surprises me. Portal is one of my favorite games and this sequel looks radgasmic.
So you’re given an opportunity to interview Eli Manning – the quarterback of the NY Giants; one of the biggest athletes in the National Football League and Superbowl MVP/winner. What do you do with that time? Make a comedy bit, of course! Here is our video that we made with Eli, who was an awesome sport and was totally down for the bit. He was extremely nice, personable and down-to-earth. Thanks Eli!
Also, a BIG thanks to Samsung and the Four Seasons Of Hope organization for bringing Team Cool Kids out to NY for the event! It was a BLAST! Below is the video we made describing the event and what the organizations are doing for our education system. Pretty cool stuff…
Well, it’s been almost 3 weeks since I have returned from the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and the Samsung Mobile Explorers Competition. I miss it. I miss the people, the city of Vancouver, and the excitement of the competition. The question I have been getting the most from friends and family is, “So, how was it?”. My responses have varied between, “Awesome”, “Unbelievable”, “Exhausting” and “How was what?”.
There really is no way to describe the feeling of witnessing history. I would say that I experienced two sides to the Olympic Games, both very different and memorable for different reasons. First of all, being in the center of all the action was an intense experience – one that I will remember always. Every night seemed to be a bigger and better party than the night previous. Whether it was stumbling in line for the Zip Line across Robson St., devouring massive amounts of food and drink at Korean BBQ and The Kobe House, weaving in and out of the crazy crowds on Granville Street during the nightly street parties, or slipping through the VIP access to the Olympics LIVE venue to see Deadmau5 tear up the turntables. Vancouver managed to exceed my expectations on all levels and left me dying to get back in the near future.
The other side of the Olympic Games was one that I didn’t anticipate experiencing. The side of the city that bonded together not only as a community but as a country. We talked to hundreds of native Canadian residents from around the nation on the street over the course of our stay and every single one of them was enjoying “the spirit” of the games. I’ve heard talk of “the spirit” and even thought I had seen it on TV during Olympics past. But nothing prepared me for getting caught up in “the spirit” of an Olympic Games during my stay. I thought I would be an outsider, looking in on a big party I couldn’t join. The reality was, I was embraced as an outsider and by the end of my trip felt as much a part of the Canadian pride as Canadians themselves.
Hosting the Olympic Games in Vancouver, winning their first gold medal during a games hosted on home-turf, and the elite honor of winning the most gold medals in any winter olympic games in history bonded Canadians together. I was a part of history just by being there. It was quite an experience. I have been telling people it was like watching a country bond together in the same respects the US bonded together post 9-11. Everyone wanted to show you how much pride they had in any way they could. It was humbling. So now when people ask me, “So, how was it?” I can confidently say “The most amazing experience I’ve been a part of in a very long time”. And with that, I’m off to enjoy spending my $24,000. See you at the 2012 games in London!