*** = Must-Watch, ** = Worthwhile, * = Only if you're bored
Broad Anime Analysis/History
How Much Do Anime Studios Matter? ** - In which I argue that there's more to the importance of studios than meets the eye.
Where All the Good Light Novels Came From ** - A summary of the Faust magazines where so many of my favorite light novel authors collaborated.
Can Anime Be Too Pretty For Its Own Good? ** - In which I argue that Hibike Euphonium is actually so pretty that it creates misunderstandings about its intent.
Musings on How My Tastes Changed Over 10 Years of Anime Blogging * - As described.
"Anime Questions Only" Livestream Recording * - As described.
Insomnia Analysis 3: No Fucks Left *** - Another of my gigantic, self-indulgent all-night thought dumps that jumps between all sorts of broad analytical topics--some pretty interesting!
Has Complacency Killed the Internet? *** - A long rant about the problems that have arisen from the centralized culture of the modern internet, and suggestions on how we should move away from it.
How Good Ideas Can Hurt New Ideas ** - How an idea being too good makes everyone else copy it.
The Identity Politics of Sharing ** - Not what the title apparently made some people think it would be lol. It's a video about how everyone tries to shape their identity through what they share, and the problems this invites.
The Artist Is Not Abstract ** - Thinking about the fact that in no medium can the artist be sidestepped as an abstract concept.
Can Irreverence Save Comedy On Youtube? * - Suggesting that people fucking around with youtube's algorithm may be the key to correcting it.
On Fading Abilities and Opinions With Time (also updates) * - Just some errant thoughts on the transience of abilities and opinions.
Blip 1: The Time You See * - Musing on how you actually see very little of a daily vlogger's daily life.
Atlanta Vlog * - In-between general memeing around Atlanta is a long rant about how there needs to be anime youtubers who know more than me.
Who Cares About Awards Shows?? * - Literally who?
Talking About Writing/Videomaking
tbh, "Otaku Gonzo Journalist" is just a pretentious phrasing of "Otaku Life Blogger" ** - More musings on how/why I do what I do, this time as a follow-up to the drama bomb I'd just created.
How I Learned To Write Gooder ** - A full-bore exploration of my writing style's evolution over the last 10 years. If you want to feel good about your writing, hearing what I sounded like even five years ago should help.
Audio Mixing In Analysis Videos * - An instructional guide on how to think more about what you're doing with audio in your videos.
Turning Your Blog Into Youtube (is easier and cheaper than you think) * - Literally a guide to how to convert an anime blog to a youtube channel.
On the Three Types of Videos I Make * - This could be considered the precursor idea to how we've reached the point of wanting to change how the patreon works.
Above the Earth, Haunted; Behind the Scenes * - Shade and I go in-depth on how we conceptualized each song on our EP.
Pacing Around, Raving About Vivid Strike For Like Half An Hour ** - As it says, I had a lot to say about the new Nanoha thing.
Gi(a)rlish Number: The Shirobako Follow-Up I've Been Waiting For ** - Rambling vlog about how much I enjoyed Girlish Number. Mostly got re-purposed into the main-channel video about the series.
Father John Misty's "Pure Comedy" Is Emotional Overkill ** - Thoughts on how some art can just be so wallowing that I can't sit through it.
Whaddya Mean, Euphonium's Not Gay?? * - In which I get very disturbed by the revelation that Euphonium isn't gay.
The Briliant Irony of Casey Neistat's Oscars Commercial * - As described.
The Hilariously Effective Timeliness of Sun Kil Moon's New Album * - Musing about the interesting aspects of Mark Kozelek's songwriting style.
DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar's Casual Album? * - Impressions of the new Kendrick Lamar album. Longer than it had to be, but introduces some new ideas about the album that I hadn't seen others putting into words.
Old-Ass Anime Cast *** - A weekly podcast reflecting on my history with older shows that I've struggled to find an approach to talk about.
Eromanga-sensei Every Week w/ Best Guy Ever ** - A series in which we watch each new episode of the terrible current anime Eromanga-sensei and react to it for an absurd amount of time. It's hilarious and fun.
Part 3) YouTube Is Still A Problem, What Do? ** - Tommy Oliver and I discuss how to fix youtube's monetization problems.
The Pro Crastinators/Decompression Chamber/Etc. ** - I was in a lot of podcasts on PCP and did a lot of solo ones as well. Just look around for 'em.
Insufferable Social Media Argument: The Podcast ** - A satire comedy podcast that I've been hosting on Mumkey's channel with him as the co-host.
Digi Bros ** - There was a really random spattering of Digi Bros over the last few months. A bunch more will come eventually lol.
Stealing Your Dad, As If It Was Easy * - Fast food review podcasts that I've been co-hosting with Munchy. Terrible audio.
Sly 2 Hippocrit Livestream * - I co-hosted a livestream with Hippo for like 4 hours, and at some point it evolved into a full-blown PCP.
The Pub Crawl * - I've been doing this weekly podcast for like 4 years and I always forget to mention it because I don't edit it lol.
Mumkey's Shitposts * - I guest-appeared in like thirty shitposts on Mumkey's side-channel in the last few months.
Patreon Needs Competition * - Endless Jess joins me for a discussion of the problems with Patreon as a platform.
Weekly Vlog Series
Manga Mondays* - Review/Recommendations of manga that I've read recently. The only one of these which will live on.
Vinyl Fridays * - Review/Recommendations of some of my favorite albums.
Alcohol on Sundays * - Drunken, rambunctious beer recommendations.
DVD Tuesdays * - Half-assed anime and Japanese film recommendations.
Gaming Wednesdays * - The lowest-effort game reviews on the internet.
About All Those Weekly Vlogs (+ Updates) - Just explaining what these thigns were.
Fat and Dangerous [Music Video] ** - The greatest music video ever for the best song that I've ever made.
Above the Earth, Haunted [Full EP] ** - An experimental EP that my brother and I put together.
My Soundcloud ** - I released a ton of shit on there.
Get Action! (ft. Endless Jess) [Music video] ** - Dope video for one of our most popular songs.
Failure (We Make It Look Cool) [ft. Endless Jess] - Music Video ** - Dope ass possy video for one of our best songs.
just shittalking other anime youtubers for like half an hour, oh god what have I done ** - idk what I was thinking.
White Light * - Meme.
Digibro After Dark Livestream Test?? * - Long ass livestream recording.
Answering This Youtuber Question Tagging Thing * - Random QnA.