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The Gaming Historian Is the Last Normal Man on YouTube

It makes sense that his name is, well, Norman. The self-proclaimed Gaming Historian Norman Caruso has built a successful career as a YouTuber over the past decade-plus — nearly 900,000 subscribers, more than 106 million lifetime views, and a healthy Patreon income — by virtue of the apparent hard work,…

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An Ode to SNESDrunk, the (Actually Not That) Boozy Chronicler of the 16-Bit Era

I don’t watch a lot of gaming YouTubers. I follow Dunkey, of course, and I adore Charborg. But very few informational, rather than purely comedic games channels are in my subscriptions list. One of the few in that category is SNESDrunk. I previously linked to SNESDrunk on Fanbyte nearly three…

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5 Wrestling YouTubers Whose Vital Works Were Disappeared

So much of wrestling history has been lost to time forever. Whether it’s due to a lack of footage or corporate mismanagement, large swaths of significant pro wrestling history will just never be made available to us. There’s a reason that some fans spend so much time pondering “holy grail”…

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Older YouTubers Are Playing Games — And They’re Not Just a Novelty

Gaming has largely evolved beyond the stereotype of a young man’s hobby, but playing for the entertainment of others feels like it skews young. The average Twitch user is 21, the average YouTuber older but still below 35. Exceptions, like 84-year-old “Skyrim Grandma” Shirley Curry and Japan’s 90-year-old “Gamer Grandma”…

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Happy First Birthday to KanaChanTV’s Camping Alone Happy my birthday!

September 27, 2020, is an important day for WWE‘s Asuka, not just because she’s defending her Raw Women’s Championship against Zelina Vega at Clash of Champions, but because it’s the one-year anniversary of one of the most vital works of her side-career as a YouTuber. Today, it’s been 365 days…

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‘Classics of Game’ is YouTube’s Most Wonderfully Weird Gaming Channel

A polygonal gun-toting gorilla lumbers out into the middle of a city street, only to be flattened by a yellow cab. A man in a suit engages in fisticuffs with a lizard-man, only for his prey to comically strut off a cliff. Two wrestlers square off in a ring of…

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Sheamus’ Workout Videos Feature Wrestlers at Their Most Relatable

I started lifting weights after almost literally walking into Trish Stratus at the grand opening of WWE Niagara Falls. She was one of three Superstars brought in to christen the briefly successful retail store and ride on Clifton Hill. I was a scrawny and physically awkward 20 year old music…

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Streamer Beats Zelda: Breath of the Wild Using Only Shields

In an incredibly impressive show of patience, YouTuber and Twitch streamer PointCrow has found a way to beat The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild without using any weapons whatsoever. The play through took 27 hours, according to his Twitter, and to pull it off he utilized an infinite jump glitch to…

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