Asher Isbrucker is creating video essays
12

patrons

$84
per episode
Hey everyone, thanks for being here.

Let me introduce myself.


I'm Asher Isbrucker—I make short videos that explore a range of topics—from film to science to history. In the past, I've explored humanity's persistent fascination with the moon, the unique realism achieved by Studio Ghibli, and the role of nostalgia in the modern world. By supporting me, you're enabling me to continue producing videos like these, and helping reduce my production and turnaround time for videos, so I can make more videos more often without sacrificing quality. Creators like me sincerely appreciate your generosity. 

Where does your money go?


Videos take a lot of time to make—from research & writing to production & editing. Your support will allow me to dedicate the time required to consistently release videos without having to take as much other work, and will help cover the costs of the tools I use to make these episodes, primarily my computer and my Adobe subscription. You support me on a per-video basis, so you are only charged when I upload a new video. 

How often can you expect new videos?


As of now, with no financial backing, it's difficult to commit to a regular release schedule. Production time varies, depending on the complexity of the video, but it's my goal to build enough support to be able to commit to a regular release schedule. With your support, I will be able to dedicate more of my time to making videos, and release them more often—so my hope is they'll become more frequent, reaching a good balance between quantity and quality. Once I have reliable and consistent support, I'd be happy making one episode per month.

What kind of videos can you expect?


You can expect regular videos about a range of topics—from film, to history, to science, to cultural commentary. If there's a philosophy behind my approach, it's that I choose topics I'm curious about and would like to learn more about. What you hopefully get in the end, if I've done a good job, is a high quality exploration of a topic that makes you think of something familiar in a new way, or learn something new about a particular topic.  



This is what I love to do, and you make it possible. Thank you for your support.


If you watch my videos already, and are a subscriber, you're already supporting me, and I appreciate you—and if you can spare a contribution, I'd surely appreciate that as well, even if it's just a few dollars. It's your generosity that allows creators like me to make content like this. 

So thank you for being here, thanks for supporting me, and most of all—thanks for watching.


Tiers
Patron
$1 or more per episode 3 patrons
Thank you! Every dollar helps me devote more time to making episodes for you to enjoy. You get:


  • Access to my Patron-only stream, with updates and announcements ahead of releases
  • You're helping me make videos—thank you!
Sustainer
$3 or more per episode 2 patrons
Double thank you! You're a Sustainer. I appreciate the extra help to keep making episodes. You get:


  • Early access to my latest episode (1 day early)
  • Sneak peek of upcoming work—even snippets of unfinished videos


+ All previous rewards

Producer
$5 or more per episode 6 patrons
As a Producer, you'll be recognized for making my work possible.


  • You'll be credited as a Producer on all upcoming videos


+ All previous rewards

Goals
$84 of $100 per episode
My first goal is the $100 per episode milestone—whether I achieve this or not will indicate whether I'm absolutely crazy for even trying to support myself creating YouTube videos. Fingers crossed!
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Hey everyone, thanks for being here.

Let me introduce myself.


I'm Asher Isbrucker—I make short videos that explore a range of topics—from film to science to history. In the past, I've explored humanity's persistent fascination with the moon, the unique realism achieved by Studio Ghibli, and the role of nostalgia in the modern world. By supporting me, you're enabling me to continue producing videos like these, and helping reduce my production and turnaround time for videos, so I can make more videos more often without sacrificing quality. Creators like me sincerely appreciate your generosity. 

Where does your money go?


Videos take a lot of time to make—from research & writing to production & editing. Your support will allow me to dedicate the time required to consistently release videos without having to take as much other work, and will help cover the costs of the tools I use to make these episodes, primarily my computer and my Adobe subscription. You support me on a per-video basis, so you are only charged when I upload a new video. 

How often can you expect new videos?


As of now, with no financial backing, it's difficult to commit to a regular release schedule. Production time varies, depending on the complexity of the video, but it's my goal to build enough support to be able to commit to a regular release schedule. With your support, I will be able to dedicate more of my time to making videos, and release them more often—so my hope is they'll become more frequent, reaching a good balance between quantity and quality. Once I have reliable and consistent support, I'd be happy making one episode per month.

What kind of videos can you expect?


You can expect regular videos about a range of topics—from film, to history, to science, to cultural commentary. If there's a philosophy behind my approach, it's that I choose topics I'm curious about and would like to learn more about. What you hopefully get in the end, if I've done a good job, is a high quality exploration of a topic that makes you think of something familiar in a new way, or learn something new about a particular topic.  



This is what I love to do, and you make it possible. Thank you for your support.


If you watch my videos already, and are a subscriber, you're already supporting me, and I appreciate you—and if you can spare a contribution, I'd surely appreciate that as well, even if it's just a few dollars. It's your generosity that allows creators like me to make content like this. 

So thank you for being here, thanks for supporting me, and most of all—thanks for watching.


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Tiers
Patron
$1 or more per episode 3 patrons
Thank you! Every dollar helps me devote more time to making episodes for you to enjoy. You get:


  • Access to my Patron-only stream, with updates and announcements ahead of releases
  • You're helping me make videos—thank you!
Sustainer
$3 or more per episode 2 patrons
Double thank you! You're a Sustainer. I appreciate the extra help to keep making episodes. You get:


  • Early access to my latest episode (1 day early)
  • Sneak peek of upcoming work—even snippets of unfinished videos


+ All previous rewards

Producer
$5 or more per episode 6 patrons
As a Producer, you'll be recognized for making my work possible.


  • You'll be credited as a Producer on all upcoming videos


+ All previous rewards