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
Elephant Journal’s Holiday Gift Guide 636 shares A letter to the Anger that refuses to Leave Me. 655 shares Waylon’s favorite Ethical Gifts. 13 shares Learn Social Media, Writing, Editing & Journalism Ethics with elephantjournal.com. 9 shares Dear Pretty Young Woman Flirting with my Husband. 4,490 shares The Astrology of 2017: Letting Go & Shining your Light. 2,082 shares The Real Reason so many Long-term Relationships Fail Sexually. 1,148 share Why a Year of No Dating was the Best Thing I ever did for Myself. 8,589 shares I’m a Woman Sex Educator who Doesn’t Believe in Foreplay—Here’s Why. 965 shares One Perfect Thing to Say to Someone who Knows they are Dying. 1,201 share