Like everyone else, I discovered ChatRoulette a few months ago and was simultaneously enthralled and disgusted at the same time. Either way, my first ChatRoulette experience quickly turned into three of us addicted to it on a Saturday night for about two hours. I closed my computer and never felt more empty inside. However, I still think it might be one of the most clever things I’ve seen on the internet in a long time. If only they could figure out how to get rid of all those penises…
After making myself stupider that night, I thought I had a cool idea: “Hey guys, let’s throw a huge party somewhere and project ChatRoulette onto the walls.” I thought it would be this super heady experience when the innocent (pathetic) lonely guy sitting on his couch realized he was being broadcast to a room of a thousand people. That jackass Ben Folds from Ben Folds Five beat me to it. Good! I probably wouldn’t have done it anyway.
Here’s the awesome video of Ben Fold’s ChatRoulette set in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This and other blogs can be found at NewEraNews.org, New Era Colorado’s new blog about politics, news, and culture.
hot on elephant
A letter to the Anger that refuses to Leave Me. 1,377 share Learn to Rock your Social Media & Write Mindfully with Waylon Lewis & Elephant’s Editors. 5 shares Why I Snort Raw Cacao. 9,453 shares The Best Marriage Advice from a Divorced Woman. 2,018 shares 2017 is The Year of Kali, Goddess of Endings & Beginnings. 7,618 shares If you Love her, Don’t Destroy Her. 6,917 shares How to Disentangle ourselves from Karmic Relationships that Drive us Crazy. 151 shares The True Meaning of Friday the 13th (isn’t what we think). 5,239 shares You’ve Ruined Me for Anyone Else. 1,735 share The 6 Best Spiritual Teachings of Wayne Dyer to help us Get Over Ourselves. 1,821 share