We’ve had a lot of interesting moments at Mashable in the past year — and luckily, we also happened to be filming many of them. In 2012, we followed an Internet celebrity singing with a turkey leg, talked to folks who lined up for the iPhone 5 for a week, and a tracked down a filmmaker who did documentaries for the Arab Spring. We also peered into Martha Stewart’s bag and survived a takeover attempt from Conan O’Brien.
In an April Fools’ Day prank, TeamCoco and Mashable got together to create a zany story line that includes Conan buying the site and ousting founder and CEO Pete Cashmore. The Conan O’Brien takeover launched at midnight on April 1 in a 24-hour story arc that shows O’Brien’s attempts to make paper-based tweeting happen.
Reporter Neha Prakash embarks on an attempt to learn Russian from YouTube tutorials, which culminates in a trip to a Russian restaurant as she tries to order from the fluent waitress. Her favorite word? C??????, which means “thank you.”
America’s pioneering DIY expert has three iPads. What else does she carry in her seemingly endless bag of gadgets?
Joey Burns and John Convertino of Calexico fill Mashable HQ with the distinctive sound of the American southwest. They talk about their new album, Algiers, being a musician in the digital era, and sticking to an analog recording experience.
Tech editor Pete Pachal grills Siri for inside information about the phone, only to get coy replies.
Meet the colorful characters who camped out at the Apple flagship store for a week.
We do an early morning stakeout at the Apple Store right before it opens its doors.
At the New York Comic Con, we asked everyone from Wolverine to Batman himself to demonstrate their finest Bane super-villain vocal talents, with mixed results.
Activist and filmmaker Matthew VanDyke spent years traversing North Africa and the Middle East by motorcycle, befriending Libyans and other travelers along the way. We talk to him about his work in this two-part series.
Watch 12-year-old YouTube viral video star Nicole Westbrook as she interviews people on the street with a turkey leg. You can’t make this stuff up.
Watercooler Editor Annie Colbert picks the brain of one of the Internet’s foremost felines, Grumpy Cat.
When Mashable turned seven years old, it got us thinking: How does a 7-year-old media company compare with actual 7-year-olds? We talked to kids from 92nd Street Y’s Camp Yomi to discuss Facebook’s valuation, LinkedIn tips and the fate of the BlackBerry.