The Create Unknown

Media & Entertainment Podcasts

The Create Unknown interviews the most successful online creators to reveal how they got started and how they keep going. iDubbbz. Vsauce. Casey Neistat. iJustine. PsychicPebbles. We talk to the YouTubers, artists, and streamers who exemplify our mantra of “Make Something. Mean Something.” Part high-level analysis, part hopelessly stupid, Kevin Lieber and Matt Tabor from Vsauce2 dissect the complex business, the unpredictable drama, and the uncertain future of creating online. We’ll see you in The Create Unknown, Space Cowboys. For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/us/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy

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United States

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The Create Unknown interviews the most successful online creators to reveal how they got started and how they keep going. iDubbbz. Vsauce. Casey Neistat. iJustine. PsychicPebbles. We talk to the YouTubers, artists, and streamers who exemplify our mantra of “Make Something. Mean Something.” Part high-level analysis, part hopelessly stupid, Kevin Lieber and Matt Tabor from Vsauce2 dissect the complex business, the unpredictable drama, and the uncertain future of creating online. We’ll see you in The Create Unknown, Space Cowboys. For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/us/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy

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English


Episodes

The Hilarious World of Caddicarus

1/27/2023
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown We talk a lot on this show about the importance of change when it comes to being a creator. Jim “Caddicarus” Caddick is no stranger to that process, and his ability to adapt has produced some of YouTube’s...

Duration:02:10:23

Managing Success with Reed Duchscher

1/20/2023
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown The business of being a creator is becoming more complex every day, and if you want a shot at running with the big players, you’re going to want someone like Reed Duchsher in your corner. As the founding CEO...

Duration:01:27:48

How To Guarantee You Won’t Make It

1/13/2023
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown Unfortunately AlternateHistoryHub had to cancel this week, so we had to shift gears a bit. No need to worry, he’s alright and he’ll be back for another episode soon, but we thought we’d use the time this...

Duration:01:34:21

New Year’s Resolutions Are Trash

1/6/2023
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown 2022 was a great year for The Create Unknown – but 2023 is going to be even better. This week, we’re celebrating the New Year by looking forward to the FUTURE and all the exciting things to come. We come out...

Duration:01:23:35

Why Do We Do Anything?

12/30/2022
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown For the last few weeks of 2022, we’ve been getting pretty existential. We’ve provided some valuable rules for life, estimated the longevity of YouTube, and even taught you how to avoid being a LOSER. But,...

Duration:01:20:13

How Not To Be A Loser

12/16/2022
Post your first job for FREE: linkedin.com/create Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown We’re getting bold this week. At the risk of losing a good chunk of our listeners, we’re calling out all the LOSERS in our audience, and we’re gonna tell you...

Duration:01:29:55

Is YouTube Running Out of Ideas?

12/9/2022
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Godzilla was actually real? Well you certainly wouldn’t be the first, and there are a surprising number of YouTube videos out there that’ll answer that...

Duration:01:25:20

You Owe People Your Creativity

12/2/2022
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown After a much needed Thanksgiving rest, we are BACK to deliver another episode of RULES FOR LIFE. Every week on The Create Unknown we talk about Making Something and Meaning something, and in this episode,...

Duration:01:16:36

TCU Rule #2: You Are What You Do

11/18/2022
Post your first job for FREE: linkedin.com/create Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown This week we’re setting out to tackle a single question – who are you? What is it that makes you, you? On this installment of TCU’s Rules for Life, Matt’s...

Duration:01:25:23

Technology Connections Makes Mundane Amazing

11/11/2022
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown It’s pretty easy to take the everyday conveniences of life for granted, it’s something we all do. Alec from Technology Connections is here to fix that, and his fascination for the mundane is the source of...

Duration:01:28:53

TCU Rules for Life #1: Think, Don’t Seethe

11/4/2022
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown The world can be a tough place to get a handle on. But lucky for YOU, dear listener, Kevin Lieber’s got you covered with his rules for understanding it all. This episode we dive deep into one of those rules,...

Duration:01:19:12

Ian Hecox and the Legend of Smosh

10/28/2022
Post your first job for FREE: linkedin.com/create Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown In the year 2022, very few of YouTube’s founding creators remain at the top of their craft – Ian Hecox is the exception. Through some poorly aged content,...

Duration:01:19:50

Bobby Duke on Optimizing an Artist’s Life

10/21/2022
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown It’s not easy to put a label on Bobby Duke. Is he an artist? A creator? 1,000 words fit his work, and they all seem to be appropriate. Whether it’s a giant sculpture or turning a normal pencil into a chain...

Duration:01:20:35

Alchemy and Dissolving Bodies with NileRed

10/14/2022
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown When we first met NileRed several years ago, we talked about making moonshine out of toilet paper. A few months later, he’d actually figured out how to do it. No one makes chemistry more interesting or...

Duration:01:44:25

Jabrils on AI and Zoomer Loneliness

10/7/2022
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown Jabrils is more than grilled cheese. He’s uniquely positioned to weigh in on everything from what artificial intelligence will do for us – and to us – in the future, to how technology affects our basic...

Duration:01:23:38

Quiet Quitting is Garbage

9/30/2022
Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown We’ve got a problem with “Quiet Quitting,” which is the tactic of doing the absolute bare minimum at a job as a form of protest and to preserve both energy and sanity due to feelings of exploitation. Kevin...

Duration:01:36:50

Creating the Unknown with Ben Webster

9/23/2022
Post your first job FREE: https://linkedin.com/create Thanks to MAINGEAR for speeding up everything for us. Check out the VYBE line that’s making up the core of Matt’s new studio -- and use code CREATE for a free additional year of warranty on desktops: https://maingear.com/ref/656/ Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown You’d better like Unknown Sausage, because Producer Ben Webster is here to explain how it’s made. We’ve wanted to do an episode with Ben for a while...

Duration:01:15:21

Chris Ray Gun's Boiling Ocean of Hot Takes

9/16/2022
Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown Chris Ray Gun’s content has evolved, but he’s closer to being himself than ever – and he’s putting in more time podcasting, streaming, and making videos than even seems possible. Now that he’s living alone, who’s going to hold the camera? Separating where you work and where you live is complex. Is it best to have a totally different room and setup? Or can you make it work, and actually be happier, when everything you do all day is...

Duration:02:04:52

That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore, but Lou Perez Is

9/9/2022
Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown Comedian Lou Perez is launching his book “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore” with us, and having Lou on is something we’ve looked forward to for a long time – after all, we’ve known him for about 7 years now. He’s a product of New York City, specifically Queens, and that’s what made being forced to sit outside at one of his favorite pizzerias a truly harrowing experience. It was pizza so good he’d ‘schlep through streets of shit’ to get...

Duration:01:26:29

Schlatt's Creator Advice Is Give Up

9/2/2022
Join Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thecreateunknown There’s only one way to start a conversation with Jschlatt, and that’s a detailed examination of the social interactions that undergirds deli meat transactions. Getting the perfect slice of meat is a delicate balance of conversation and mouth feel, right down to the millimeter. We get serious as Kevin pulls a remarkable recent statistic about 98% of kids wanting to become social influencers. Schlatt’s advice? Quit – and he’s got...

Duration:02:09:06