Tuesday, March 8, 2011
A C-Note of Book Trailers, or As Many Benjamins
My library just posted its one hundredth book trailer on its YouTube Channel. Roll out the red carpet.
If these book trailers were Federal Reserve Notes, there would be a "C-Note's" worth (which is $100), or as many "Benjamins" (guess whose engraving graces the $100 bill). That could buy a lot of canned tuna in oil.
Sometime later today, the MPL YouTube Channel will reach its 30,000th viewer. Maybe s/he should receive one of those "Benjamins." (Don't even suggest one of my cans of tuna-in-oil. We are not going there.) Perhaps a "Mr. Jefferson" would do (think coin, not currency). (Scowl-Face hoards two dollar bills, by the way. He thinks they'll be collectors' items someday. But, then, he once thought Monopoly money was real, and that was just last month.)
Right now, the library has 146 total videos posted to YouTube, so it has twice as many book trailers as anything else. I'm not sure what that means, but 146 isn't a convenient number for any jokes. The sum of the numerals is eleven, however, which also doesn't mean anything, except that my math skills are first-rate for a feline. Ask me to define the Pythagorean theorem. I've watched The Wizard of Oz more times than you've had hot dinners. The flying monkeys are my favorite characters. (Toto is just a clever slobberdog, which is an oxymoron, by the way. I'm kidding, of course.)
Help us celebrate this milestone by watching some of our YouTube videos. Otherwise, Scowl-Face will be even more surly than usual, and nobody wants that, believe you me. He already scares the little people patrons who wander into his lair.
Wishing I Had 100 Cans of Smoked Salmon,
Cauli Le Chat
MPL Roving Reporter
Library Video News Beat
P.S. If you can stand the commercial at the beginning (really sorry about that), click here to watch Weird Al Yankovic's It's All About the Pentiums, a parody of Puff Daddy's song, It's All About the Benjamins.