As we all know, online video is a powerful resource for sharing information. (And sleepy kittens!) This week, we look at some other videos to see what we can learn. First up: How to guarantee yourself a spot on Starmania, the Austrian version of American Idol. Also file under: How to wow the in-laws, for sure.
Next, we learn how to imitate a dozen actors with effortless brio. Also: How to make The Actors’ Studio bearable. Oh, Kevin Spacey, come back to us.
How to blow the whistle on your employer? Look no further than Michael De Kort, a (now former) engineer for Lockheed Martin, who posted a video on YouTube three weeks ago accusing the defense contractor of security flaws in a fleet of Coast Guard boats. According to a Wall Street Journal story, Homeland Security is already on it. Cross-reference under: How to get fired.
And finally, just in time for fashion week: How to have a punk-rock fashion show in 1970s Canada. Hint: Double up on safety pins and mesh.