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Alex Kelley

October 22, 2015

YouTube just revealed the name of their new ad-free, paid subscription service: YouTube Red.  Eponymous of their eminently recognizable color scheme, I presume. But this namer who shall remain nameless couldn’t help but observe that, well, YouTube Red bears a striking resemblance to a well-known website of the adult variety, RedTube, which Alexa ranks as […]

Alex Kelley

October 1, 2015

There are many double-edged swords in the world, like fast food, movie marathons, and having dentists for parents. Or creating a company name by affixing a simple, hip or cutesy suffix. You could argue it started with ~ster names, but it certainly reached saturation with ~ly names and ~able names. Don’t get me wrong; the […]

Laurel Sutton

April 3, 2009

Yeah, I know the title was a cheap joke, but what the heck. I knew that GodTube existed, but just the other day I found out they’d changed the name to Tangle. It was originally launched in 2007 a video sharing site, and it set the record as the fastest growing Web site in the […]