Can't Let It Go
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8 months ago

The Rise and Fall of Video Essays

Matt & AC know the truth about Shapeland

Every video essay we talked about in a YouTube playlist!

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Art by Scout (https://ko-fi.com/humblegoat)
Music by Ethan Geller (@pragmatism on Twitter)

00:00 - Can't Let It Go
00:51 - Bones Reruns
03:48 - Video Essays
04:03 - No history lesson today
04:37 - What is a video essay?
10:47 - Why the modern video essay exists
12:02 - AC learns what Breadtube is
20:26 - Why do video essays work?
26:14 - What's the harm?
31:21 - The Green Brothers (again)
31:52 - DFTBAtheChat
33:37 - Zero judgment
34:00 - One possible genesis of Breadtube
34:41 - The rise and fall...
35:40 - Matt's Favorite Video Essays
35:47 - Defunctland
41:00 - Alexander Avila
43:57 - Jacob Geller
48:59 - Movies with Mikey
49:59 - Ladyknightthebrave
51:37 - Folding Ideas
52:28 - Philosophy Tube
53:40 - Eddy Burback
55:18 - About Mr. Beast...
57:00 - Matt makes video essays!
01:01:48 - Terminally earnest
01:08:40 - Super Eyepatch Wolf and Sarah Z
01:09:36 - Skepticism as a shield
01:12:30 - Swaggy Pope
01:16:08 - Links in the show notes!

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