Interview with Ben Going AKA “boh3m3” + BONUS Discussion!

FAIR WARNING: The video quality isn’t up there but I hope you enjoy this interview for the content (and cats!).

I had a great time speaking with Ben Going AKA “boh3m3”, one of my all time favorite YouTubers and one of the first YouTube stars to break out. We cover a number of topics including where his screen name came from, his former relationship with Caitlin Hill (thehill88), the “war” on vegemite, and what he thinks of the natural progression of YouTube itself!

Interview with Ben Going AKA "boh3m3"

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Nintendo’s YouTube War on Let’s Players

Nintendo making questionable decisions? Perish the thought! This time, the “Big N” goes after YouTubers who promote their games via Let’s Play videos. Is this the right move? How will the gaming community respond? Find out in the following video!

Nintendo's YouTube War on Let's Players

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Ad-blockers vs Quality Writing: Perils of the modern-day journalist

After reading through a very poignant article on Penny-Arcade.com, it reminded me the sad state that the industry I know and love is currently in.

This particular piece reflects on how difficult it is for gaming media sites to stay afloat thanks to the rapidly increasing use of ad-blocking software. A lot of us who are web-savvy and use these plug-ins may not even realize half the time how we’re actually hurting the sites we visit by not enabling ads to be shown.

Just say "No" to ad-blockers!

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Walking a Fine Line: When is Sharing Considered Stealing?

As fans of anything, a lot of us like to share our passions with others so that they may also bask in that same awesomeness. This is a common human trait a lot of us exercise in our social media run world.

Now imagine that this thing that you like so much which you share to everyone is actually hurting the people behind the work. That fandom which you want to express so much actually ends up being the downfall of that very thing you love. Should this sort of thing be stopped entirely or is there a way for content creators to turn it around to their benefit?

Walking a Fine Line: When is Sharing Considered Stealing?

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