YouTube at 15, Trolls World Tour, and more – This Geek in Review for 1 May 2020

This past week YouTube turned 15, and here’s the first video posted:

There are times I miss the internet of the ’00s.

Trolls World Tour came out at the worst time, so Universal decided to put it out on video-on-demand (VOD) at $20 a pop and made $100million. Well, AMC Theaters was not happy to be bypassed, and will now no longer show Universal movies. I wonder how long their boycott will last when the 9th Fast and the Furious movie (F9) comes out in 2021. I’m glad Universal is thinking about alternative release for certain movies. VOD won’t work for all movies, especially blockbusters such as F9, but I could see it working for smaller releases.

Microsoft Word now flags two spaces after a period as an error!

The OG Xbox is pretty amazing

I had no idea this was possible!

Dolly Parton secretly produced Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and fans have only just found out. There hasn’t been any evidence to show she actually made any decisions for the show, but it’s still pretty cool.

Every COVID-19 commercial is the same

I didn’t realize it until I saw this video.