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College Humor’s Ricky Van Veen: ‘How Do You Stay Relevant In The Comedy World?’

If you’ve ever laughed your ace off watching a random Jake and Amir skit your friend showed you, you probably went on to watch the entire series. It’s that good. With more 85 million video views a month, a successful Tumblr page and two of the most recognizable web-based comedy talents ever, CollegeHumor.com is helping New York-based IAC laugh all the way to the bank.

One of the co-founders, Ricky Van Veen, stopped into the mediabistro.com offices a couple weeks ago for our video series Media Beat. We began by talking about how the 11-year-old site is growing up.

Part 2: College Humor Co-Founder: Celebrity Retweeting Doesn’t Guarantee Traffic As Well As Facebook Sharing

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