Video: Summing Up The Dishonored Series
I recently played all the Dishonored games and DLC back-to-back, and I really fell in love with the series and its creators at Arkane Studios.
Video: Douglas Adams’ Legacy
Douglas Adams is my favorite author. His brand of comedy has inspired and delighted me ever since I discovered The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy science fiction books in my early teens.
Video: The Norwegian Sesame Street
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Norwegian co-production of Sesame Street, I made this short documentary about the history of Sesam Stasjon. I’m very excited to tell you about Alfa, Bjarne Betjent, Max Mekker, Leonora Dorothea Dahl, O. Tidemann, and Py, who all live and work at a small train station in Norway.
Video: How a 1911 South Pole Expedition led to the video game Among Us
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.
Video: Advent Calendar TV Shows | Scandinavian Christmas Traditions
This is a video essay adaptation of my Advent Calendar TV Shows article.
In Scandinavia we have a tradition where each year the television channels air shows with a Christmas theme, that has a new episode each day between December 1st and December 24th.
Video: Music Monkey: A Jonathan Coulton Documentary
Indie folk rock musician Jonathan Coulton turns 50 today, so here’s a 30-minute documentary I made about his career.
Video: Some Thoughts on Universal Monsters
This is a video essay adaptation of my Universal Monsters article.
Universal monster films are some of the best early horror movies there are. Join me as I take a look at these movie gems, and gush over the great work of Bella Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Claude Rains, and James Whale.
Video: Why You Should Play Video Games (A Message For Non-Gamers)
This is a video essay adaptation of my Why You Should Play Games article.
There are numerous physical and mental health benefits to gaming, but these are seldom on my mind when I decide to sit down with a game. Instead, what motivates me is to experience other lands, other worlds, even other identities. All from the comfort of my own living-room.
Video: How Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal Champions The Public Postal Service
This is a video adaptation of my How Terry Pratchett’s ‘Going Postal’ Champions The Public Postal Service article.
“Going Postal is possibly almost prophetic, you know. It’s about buying businesses, tearing them down. And I think we should remember where we’ve been and how we’ve got here. Because if you don’t know where you’ve been and how you got here, you don’t know where you’re going.”
Video: The Amazing Fantasy Art of Theodor Kittelsen
This is a video adaptation of my The Art of Theodor Kittelsen article.
The Norwegian artist Theodor Kittelsen is my favorite painter. During his career as an illustrator he defined the look of trolls, Norwegian folklore, and The Black Death in Norway. The video includes some of his best paintings, and explains what makes his art so great.
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