In this video tutorial, see how to transform a cheap goose neck lamp into a flexible camera holder. It's very cheap and easy to do... you'll love the results of this flexible camera tripod.
You need to get one of those goose neck lamps, a bolt and nut, screwdriver, drill, and tape. This is a very cheap alternative to a video tripod, but has its own light attached with some minor rewiring. his is great for the amateur video blogger.