i saw the absolute worst video on youtube yesterday. im not going to link to it, dont even know how to describe it. someone obviously put a lot of work in, drawing on disparate topics to illustrate a novel point. the kinda thing i've enjoyed for years. except this didn't go anywhere, there was no point being made, and nothing conveyed justified the weighty tone, except maybe for a long, profound, but mostly irrelevant quote halfway in. maybe Video Essays are actually all bad. the spell is broken
@szbalint exactly! in fact this made me realise that this youtuber has absolutely nailed the form, and should be employed as a video/script-editor for someone who actually has something to say. the resulting output would probably be pretty good!
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