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YouTube University

The Masterchef/Drag Race/YouTube effect – the homogenization of subjects, styles and information

December 20, 2019

So the kinds of reality tv I like are the ones where people make things – Project Runway, Masterchef, Sewing Bee and the sequined gloriousness that is RuPaul’s Drag Race. But I also think that they shape the ideas and creativeness of those who watch them. Let’s chat about the Masterchef/RuPaul effect. So Masterchef, if …

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YouTube University

December 18, 2019

So this is fast becoming a thing I’m noticing everywhere and it’s something I’m really curious about. People referring to  YouTube University where they get their education. This post was sparked by a moment in the latest series of Project Runway (season 187, ep2), and one of the designers, Marquise Foster, said this: If it’s not …

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