Ben Sapet

Recent Articles

Frank Ocean is the lovesick bard we need but don’t deserve

02/22/2018 6:31pm

This year, as the pink candy was discounted and the little red hearts went back in storage, the clouds parted and Frank Ocean descended with a rich, moody song to balm hearts overwhelmed by love found, love lost, and love never reciprocated.

Did the Streamys neglect up-and-coming YouTubers?

10/01/2017 7:42pm

These award winners have more in common with the traditional studio production model than with the innovative, accessible spirit of online video. These productions are not bad or in the wrong by any stretch of the imagination – they simply don’t align with The Streamy’s stated creator-centric intentions.