Funny Rap Video About Reading Books

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson

It may be hard to believe, but a video about reading books has made YouTube’s top ten most watched videos for today. Julian Smith’s rap video tells the story of a young man who just wants to read a book without being interrupted. “Don’t you ever interrupt me while I’m reading a book,” he says. Watch it here:


While browsing a bit on YouTube for more hilarious, book-related YouTube sensations, I also found this video about a kid who isn’t too happy about getting books for Christmas:


And who can forget the soon-to-be classic, all-time favorite book-related video of librarians singing their own adaptation of “Poker Face” by Lady Gaga (C-c-c-catalogue):



About the Author

Hannah Johnson


Hannah Johnson is the publisher of international book industry magazine Publishing Perspectives, which provides daily information and news about book markets around the world. In addition to building partnerships with international cultural and trade organizations, she works with the Frankfurt Book Fair to organize and support a number of its overseas initiatives. Hannah has also worked as the managing editor for an online media company, The Hooch Life, focused on craft distillers and cocktail experts. Prior to that, she worked as a project manager for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s New York office, managing various business and marketing activities.