About the Author
On YouTube, Lastufka is widely praised for his collaboration videos including his "iPwn" iPhone parody commercial, starring ex-MadTV star Lisa Donovan and "Now That's What I Call Emo", a commercial parody bringing in over a million views.
Lastufka is currently running an independent record label for YouTube musicians. That label, DFTBA Records, was named "Best Online Music Label of the Year" by Mashable during its first full year of operation, and has been written about numerous times in YouTube's official blog.
Michael has sold over a million dollars' worth of books. He is the author of the how-to books $30 Film School, $30 Music School and $30 Writing School. $30 Film School has gained a substantial cult following, just went into the third printing of the second edition, and is taught in colleges. Michael wrote the novels, The Simple Pleasures of a Complex Girl and Starving in the Company of Beautiful Women, and the popular Creative Commons eBook Digital Music - DIY Now!