Underwhelmed by the ‘views’ on YouTube on two prior outings, I decided to conduct an experiment.
Last week a guy dancing around the beach in a spandex thong earned 2.3 million hits. It poses the question:
What is YouTube good for?
Sticking with the genre of ‘art’ painstakingly crafted from thousands of small nondescript pieces, Macaroni David was conceived. The experiment is simple: What attracts more viewers on YouTube?
A book teaser trailer?
An animated short film discussing the merits of ebooks?
Or, a Macaroni Statue of David?
Here is the video…
And here are the live view counts…
|First 30 days||All time|
|The Dead See||Book teaser trailer||58||[youtube_view_count id=“BSssXlDrBlk”]|
|9 Reasons eBooks Are Better (Than Tree-Books)||Animated short documentary||317||[youtube_view_count id=“EFAWWXhtMxY”]|
|Macaroni David||Stupid||209||[youtube_view_count id=“45k83mZekBs”]|