It’s fascinating where the winding roads of history can lead you once you start heading down one of its paths. In this video, I journey from the video game Among Us becoming massively popular in 2020, and end up at Norwegian and British explorers racing toward the South Pole in 1911.
I didn’t really get a chance to get into it in the video, but Roald Amundsen was a real badass. After going to the South Pole, Amundsen and 15 other men traveled to the North Pole by airship. He headed a bunch of different expeditions, and even flew rescue missions.
Here’s the script for this video essay, in article form.
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