Idea Channel (2012) IMDb

Viewing

Seen in 2017.

Review refers to the “Idea Channel in Chronological Order” playlist shortly following the 2017 cancellation of the series.

Categorization

A popular science show substituting the humanities for science. Published on Youtube, eventually falling under the PBS umbrella.

Subject

Weekly brief talks on pop culture and highlights of Youtube and Reddit comments on previous talks. The first few videos are just a couple of minutes long. The last are almost a quarter of an hour of scripted material followed by a similarly long second weekly video on the comments.

Commentary

Fast talk, occasional wilful naïveté for the sake of experiment, and nicely curated ʒaıfs.

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