Casey Neistat was a vlogger. Now, he lives among the clouds.
This morning, CNN announced that it had acquired Beme, YouTube vlogger Casey Neistat’s middling, authenticity-obsessed social media app. Neistat, co-founder Matt Hackett, and the app’s team will all join CNN’s ranks, where they’ll “launch a new media brand dedicated to timely and topical video content powered by…
When I get mad with technology, I generally swear a bit, write a strongly-worded letter to the offending gadget’s maker, and go and sulk with a book. Professional videographer Casey Neistat does none of those things. He simply smashes stuff with an ax, before calmly continuing with life.
By this stage, Google Glass has been around in its kinda-beta kinda-on-sale format for a solid 18 months, and the internet is awash with more reviews than you can probably tolerate. But it's still interesting to see wizard filmmaker Casey Neistat's opinion on everyone's favorite face computer, especially when the…
To us olds, it might not immediately be apparent why Snapchat is good for anything other than sending people NSFW photos and videos. But to the kids, it's the only way to communicate. Casey Neistat explains in his latest video.
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.
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…
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…
Filmmaker Casey Neistat and Mercedez-Benz don't pair easily in people's minds. One's a YouTube renegade, the other is the manufacturer of cars you can't afford. And yet! They teamed up and made an ad. The result is as surprising and weird as you'd expect it to be.
For the final leg of our tour, Neistat brings us into his studio within a studio, where work and play collide. From a old-timey fire extinguisher, to a foldaway speed-bag, the miscellany extends from floor to ceiling, reflecting the same personality that comes across in Neistat’s movies.
Being creative doesn’t mean having access to the latest and greatest gear. It’s often a matter of thinking outside the box to find the best solution. Casey Neistat’s studio—including his self-built shooting table—is a perfect example of that.
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…
Our friend Casey Neistat made a wonderful documentary for the New York Times, he went and compared the actual calories of food to what's listed on the nutrition facts. And guess what? More times than not, food had more calories than what was advertised.
Cool it with the hashtags, don't post obsessively, and follow the rapper Rick Ross—according to a new short movie from filmmaker Casey Neistat, these are the rules of the road on the old Instagram highway.
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,…
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.
Casey Neistat, filmmaker and awesome liver of life, set off on a worldwide trek that blazed through New York, Paris, Rome, Johannesburg, Egypt, Thailand, Japan and more in just 10 days. It's like a spin around the world in fast forward.
Filmmaker Casey Neistat filmed a pretty funny PSA-type video about the dangers of texting and walking at the same time for the NY Times. It hilariously analyzes the pitfalls of the text-and-walk which includes being rude, blind spots and the sheer danger of it all.