Jack Black is the rare celebrity who gets YouTube right
The celebrities of tomorrow are all being minted on social media. It’s no wonder, then, that everyone wants a piece of YouTube. Many stars have tried the platform, with some even amassing a following, but few people have been able to make the transition away from the big screen. Jack Black is an exception.
Last month, the comedian / musician announced the arrival of his new gaming-focused channel, which features videos edited by his son Sam. The video was short, but it smartly incorporated shout-outs to YouTube giants like PewDiePie, all while showcasing Black’s familiar, dramatic humor. A week later, Black’s “Jablinski” channel reached a million subscribers.
This weekend, Black uploaded his first real video to the channel, taking…