This week YouTube satirist Megan MacKay joins Dan Speerin & Vince Kesavamoorthy at the Pacific Junction Hotel for the launch of the IWCC's #Creatortown creator culture podcast on @GirthRadio. Listen as we talk YouTube ad woes, life beyond your viral hit and mention some things we probably shouldn't have. We also #ThrowbackThursday with Newfoundland songwriter Emily George as she gives Grease the acoustic treatment. All that plus, the trio gives you their picks for what you should be watching online! It's a creator celebration, so sit back grab a drink and join us in Creatortown.
The MixCloud Rundown: (Interview starts at 4:04)
00:00: Why we created #Creatortown
5:40 - YAWN "How do you make money at YouTube?"
7:30 - YouTube "WHAT IS GOING ON?!?!" - Megan talks about the medium and how she came to satirize it and how the demonetization scandals affect her process.
10:15 - Have you met Megan? From Netflix marathons of X-Files to her Scooby Doo pet peeve. Megan takes the Six and confesses her Star Wars guilty pleasure purchase.
16:00 - Megan talks about her Canadian inspiration and what she aspires to do.
17:05 - Dan talks with Megan about the post "going viral" pressure to stay unique and not be pigeon holed.
23:00 - Producer Vince reveals his google searches about Megan. Megan and Dan send PewDiePie to Space, in a YouTube themed version "Win Dan Speerin's Bus Fare"
32:00 - It's time to find out what you're missing - with some shoutouts
Curtis Paradis (Saskatchewan)
Miss Fender (OG Manitoban but now in Vancouver)
35:22 - We #ThrowbackThursday for our YouTube covers segment with Newfoundland's Emily George as she shares her gorgeous take on the Grease classic "You're The One That I Want".
39:05 - Who will Megan Pay It Forward to? The answer is right here.
41:24 - Megan and Dan share their favourite troll stories in a segment we call "Silver Linings Troll Book"
46:00 - The first ever episode of #Creatortown comes to an end but not before we tell you how to follow Megan EVERYWHERE (online... don't do it irl) and how you can get on the show!
Thanks for listening everyone! Binge Away!