The Reality of the iPhone Line Is a Black Market Nightmare

This week, people camped outside Apple stores for days anticipating the iPhone 6. But those line-waiters weren't all frenzied Apple fans high on the joy of a new smartphone: As filmmaker Casey Neistat portrays it, many of the line-sitters were buying the new iPhone to immediately resell it on the black market. »9/20/14 11:00am9/20/14 11:00am

Explore a Water Park Built Inside a Huge German Airship Hangar

Drive 45 minutes outside of Berlin, and you'll find a hulking airship hangar once known as the Aerium—the largest free-standing building in the world. Today, the place is known as Tropical Islands Resort, a family fun hotspot that Casey Neistat and his son recently had the pleasure of visiting. Obviously, they brought… »7/17/14 9:25am7/17/14 9:25am

Awesome guy blows movie marketing budget to help typhoon survivors

So 20th Century Fox contacted professional video maker and friend of Gizmodo Casey Neistat to make a video for them about Ben Stiller's upcoming movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Cool, that kind of stuff happens all the time to him. But instead of using the money to make a movie about the movie, Neistat used his… »12/17/13 12:56am12/17/13 12:56am

The Wildly Functional Studio of Video Wizard Casey Neistat: Part I

Casey Neistat makes movies. His products are homegrown and eccentric, as though they were built from sticks and stones. But they are also often brilliant, and have clearly caught on, at least enough to garner a presence on The New York Times website as well as HBO. Much of Neistat’s magic is concocted in a bright SoHo… »6/17/13 3:40pm6/17/13 3:40pm

The Cheap, Charming, Kinda Crazy Lab of a Video Visionary

He once washed dishes full-time in a Connecticut trailer park. Now he uploads videos that break the 5,000,000-view mark in under three weeks. But when Casey Neistat isn't leaping into a sinkhole in Oman or stealing his own bike on the streets of NYC, he's busy working in this obsessively organized, fully functional,… »5/08/12 1:00pm5/08/12 1:00pm

How to Make Your Own Beats By Dre Headphones (Except They'll Actually Sound Good)

So Beats By Dre headphones sound kind of terrible by audiophile standards. Minus "kind of." But they sure are pretty. Film maker and Renaissance man Casey Neistat took it upon himself to turn an actually decent set of cans into beautiful black and red doppelgangers. And he made a how to video. »4/27/12 1:40pm4/27/12 1:40pm