Hot Dad

Hot Dad

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Hot Dad is the online handle of musician Erik Helwig, who is best known for creating comedy music videos containing various internet culture references.

Online History

On July 23rd, 2007, Hot Dad uploaded the first video to his YouTube channel, featuring a parody episode of the television sitcom Seinfeld (shown below).

On February 7th, 2015, a music video titled "SpongeBob SquarePants Full Intro HD" was released on Hot Dad's channel, in which he repeatedly sings the name "SpongeBob SquarePants" over footage from the animated television series (shown below, left). On April 6th, 2016, Hot Dad released a cover of ""All Star"": by Smash Mouth in which the lyrics were inversely rearranged, which gathered upwards of 940,000 views and 2,200 comments within one year (shown below).

On February 8th, 2017, a video titled "I Really, Really, Really Like This Image" was uploaded to the channel, featuring a photo-realistic portrait of a hedgehog (shown below, left). Within four months, the video gained over 330,000 views and 560 comments. On April 11th, Hot Dad released a music video titled "What Means Sex?", featuring various sexually explicit comments found on Facebook (shown below, right).


On June 16th, 2016, YouTuber FrankJavCee upload a synthwave music video titled "R.I.P. Meme," in which Hot Dad sings about various fleeting internet memes (shown below). Within one year, the video recieved upwards of 200,000 views and 950 comments. The same day, a song titled "Web Love" was uploaded to Hot Dad's channel, in which FrankJavCee explains how to make the internet a better place by using the hashtag "#WebLove" (shown below, right).

Social Media Presence

In May 2009, Hot Dad created the @hotterdad[4] Twitter feed. On February 25th, 2015, the Hot Dad Facebook[3] page was launched. In November that year, a Hot Dad Patreon[5] page was created, which gathered upwards of 120 patrons over the next two years. Additionally, Hot Dad regularly releases his music on his SoundCloud[6] and BandCamp[7] pages.

HOT DAD Hot Dad is creating comedy songs and videos and stuff Overview Posts Community Become a patron 120 ㅁ Tweet Hot Dad/dotflist Patreon Video f Share patrons $528 REWARDS per month Pledge $1 or more per month 24 patrons +FollowShare Dad GOALS Viewall Hey, while you're not quite hot, you're still really good looking and you're very talented at a variety of things. Plus, you've got a hot son! Things just keep getting better for you! $528 of $800 per month Hi, everyone! I'm Erik, also known as HOT DAD, and I create emotional/weird/funny music/videos/content. I work with a terrific video editor named Peter, the man also behind all of my graphic design/album covers Let's Pay Peter! l'l be stable by this point, so money will start flowing to my VERY VERY TALENTED video editor, PETER. Things can only improve from here! 2 of 2 Access to the Patron-only stream. Be a cool supporter of a cool project. :) We make a lot of content together, and if you're here right now, you've probably seen at least some of it. I'm proud and extremely grateful to be a content creator, and I'm so happy that you're here right now Prior to working with Peter, due to my extremely lacking visual art skills, I did a lot of alternative theme songs (TV themes/WWE themes). My recent focus has been "emotionally-charged weird songs," as I frequently call them, with lush+funny+creative music vids from my buddy Peter $1 Tier

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External References

[1] SoundCloud – Hot Dad

[2] YouTube – Hot Dad

[3] Facebook – Hot Dad

[4] Twitter – @hotterdad

[5] Patreon – Hot Dad

[6] Soundcloud – Hot Dad

[7] Bandcamp – Hot Dad

[8] TV Tropes – Music / Hot Dad

[9] Random Chatterings – Emotionally Charged Comedy Music

Recent Videos 27 total

Recent Images 10 total

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