Dotted Lines: “Coolest Guys”

YouTube rap star Krispy Kreme and his homeboy Money Maker Mike are the coolest guys, and they're here to stay.


Jay Hathaway


Published Jul 10, 2012   Updated Mar 3, 2020, 4:39 am CST

Every evening, the Daily Dot delivers a selection of links worth clicking from around the Web, along with the day’s must-see image or video. We call it Dotted Lines.


  • Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist Industries—which includes the popular Nerdist YouTube channel—has been acquired by Legendary Pictures. But fret not, fans: Hardwick will retain creative control.
  • Blogger Evan Henshaw tracked down the first-ever use of the @reply on Twitter.
  • Embattled Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom offers to head to the U.S. without extradition, on the condition that the Department of Justice unfreeze millions of dollars worth of assets for “lawyers and living expenses.”
  • Twitter launches new versions of its iPhone and Android apps, now with more “expanded tweets” from partners like Etsy and Kickstarter.
  • A yoga teacher claims Facebook fired her from an on-campus gig because she asked clients not to use their smartphones during class.
  • A Boston radio host gets a visit from the police after making jokes about a rival morning show on Twitter.

Above: “Coolest Guys” is the latest track from YouTube rap star Krispy Kreme and his sidekick Money Maker Mike.

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*First Published: Jul 10, 2012, 8:13 pm CDT