Richard Stern, username rickyste on YouTube, is a YouTube comedian and critic. Under
the video persona "Lazydork", Stern keeps his face characteristically unshaven and sported
glasses, pajamas and a blue bathrobe.
Stern gained notoriety
on YouTube by adopting
his "Lazydork" persona for tongue-in-cheek rap videos.3
Two of his most
aim at YouTube starlets: Just Like Emmalina: Lazydork Raps (posted June
10, 2006), which received
over 690,000 views, and LonelyGirl: Lazydork is Better
Than You (posted August
1, 2006), which amassed over 1,000,000. In May 2007, Stern became a "YouTube partner". This status let him capitalize on "promotional opportunities" and advertiser
based revenue sharing. In June
07, Stern removed himself
from the partner program. He has not publicly explained why he did so.Recently he has returned to Youtube as of September 07.
Ricky: I just watched some of Lazydork's videos, they
were fucking hilarious!
Lauren: I Know! You should
check out his podcast, the Lazydork Radio Hour!