Kevin Lieber hosts the YouTube channel Vsauce2 and the podcast The Create Unknown. Vsauce2, part of the most popular education network on YouTube. He weaves together math, science, technology, psychology, philosophy and history to explain the complexities of the human experience in mind-feeding videos that have been watched over half a billion times by 4 million subscribers. He helped pioneer the new landscape of web-based educational videos by developing formats that deliver information in fresh and memorable ways. He’s hosted events ranging from the Deadpool premiere in New York City to Google’s XPRIZE in Los Angeles and made custom videos with brands including National Geographic, Sesame Studios, Royal Caribbean and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Kevin is a regular speaker whose credentials include the YouTube Pro Series (Building A Digital Brand), VidCon (Science Communication), ComicCon (The Future of Online Education), FEEcon (Entrepreneurship), and TEDx Vienna (Simplexity). Kevin’s curiosity has led to thousands of hours researching everything from the cognitive limits of social relationships to the forgotten cure for scurvy, and he’s made videos everywhere from a remote Mars simulator on a Hawaiian volcano to the floor next to his toilet. As host of The Create Unknown podcast, Kevin Lieber interviews the top YouTubers about their craft and the current environment for creators. He has interviewed many popular YouTubers including Casey Neistat, Grandayy, Veritasium, Dolan Dark, Pyschic Pebbles, and more. He also regularly dishes with his co-host Matt Tabor about the inner workings of the creator industry and the philosophical ramifications of creating for a living.
Recent episodes featuring Kevin Lieber
Should Kids Be On YouTube?
Kevin and Matt discuss a weird situation with a YouTube celebrity going through life drunk on ego and influence... and it's really, really not what you'd think.It brings up important issues about the consequences of being a young creative with a public persona. How young is too young for YouTube? And are there problems even when a channel isn't even that popular? Kevin draws on his immense research and thought surrounding how people function -- in their own minds, in their communities, in their friend groups -- to offer a bit of perspective on how we might think about kids on the platform.Also, there's a kid getting pushed down and having his head sat on.THE CREATE UNKNOWN⭐️ Join us on Patreon📺 Watch this episode on YouTube❤️ Rate & Review this episode on Podchaser🎥 CREDITS:Hosts: Kevin Lieber and Matt TaborEdited by ZalgalooTheme by Mega DriveSpecial Thanks: Mo Lewit and Paula Lieber"The Create Unknown" is produced by Unknown Media💬 CONNECT WITH US:Chat with us on DiscordFollow us on TwitterFollow us on InstagramFollow us on FacebookFollow us on PodchaserView our website
We Need to Talk About Cathy... and New Guy
We wanted to start off 2020 with a bang, so... Matt somehow got reported to the British police because of something that happened on Twitter. And THAT is why we need to talk about the state of the Boomer on social media. In this special 90-minute kickoff, Twitter saga starts with a lighthearted quip, weaves in some other YouTubers like Whang!, JohnSwan and our very own Zalgaloo, and ends with Kevin having to fly to London to post bail. (Ok, that part didn't happen.) Then Kevin talks about the 'New Guy' comic that started as a tweet from animator Oney and turned into 2020's first real meme. Kevin explores what's *really* happening in those four frames and what it shows us about a host of different worldviews. And thanks again for supporting The Create Unknown. You really, really do make it happen. Without you all, we'd be rotting in the Tower of London right now.THE CREATE UNKNOWN⭐️ Join us on Patreon📺 Watch this episode on YouTube❤️ Rate & Review this episode on Podchaser🎥 CREDITS:Hosts: Kevin Lieber and Matt TaborEdited by ZalgalooTheme by Mega DriveSpecial Thanks: Mo Lewit and Paula Lieber"The Create Unknown" is produced by Unknown Media💬 CONNECT WITH US:Chat with us on DiscordFollow us on TwitterFollow us on InstagramFollow us on FacebookFollow us on PodchaserView our website
Hot Dad enters The Create Unknown
Erik Helwig, known online as Hot Dad, a musician and comedian fond of creating surreal/synth-heavy songs about a large variety of topics joins us today in The Create Unknown to discuss his creative process and ways suppression in the days of him being an erotic writer scarily mirror modern YouTube.⭐️ Click here to unlock the full ad-free episode with bonus contentHOT DADCheck out "what means sex?"Listen to Hot Dad on BandcampWatch Hot Dad on YoutubeFollow Hot Dad on TwitterJoin Hot Dad's PatreonJoin our Patreon to unlock the extended episode, which includes additional, more personal content and answers to Patron questions.THE CREATE UNKNOWN⭐️ Join us on Patreon📺 Watch this episode on YouTube❤️ Rate & Review this episode on Podchaser🎥 CREDITS:Hosts: Kevin Lieber and Matt TaborEdited by ZalgalooTheme by Mega DriveSpecial Thanks: Mo Lewit and Paula Lieber"The Create Unknown" is produced by Unknown Media💬 CONNECT WITH US:Chat with us on DiscordFollow us on TwitterFollow us on InstagramFollow us on FacebookFollow us on PodchaserView our website
YouTube Deletes iDubbbz & Rewind Is Dead
Kevin and Matt discuss this week's YouTube news such as the painfully boring YouTube Rewind and recent policy changes that aren't looking good for creators...THE CREATE UNKNOWN⭐️ Join us on Patreon📺 Watch this episode on YouTube❤️ Rate & Review this episode on Podchaser🎥 CREDITS:Hosts: Kevin Lieber and Matt TaborEdited by ZalgalooTheme by Mega DriveSpecial Thanks: Mo Lewit and Paula Lieber"The Create Unknown" is produced by Unknown Media💬 CONNECT WITH US:Chat with us on DiscordFollow us on TwitterFollow us on InstagramFollow us on FacebookFollow us on PodchaserView our website
Pat the NES Punk enters The Create Unknown
PatTheNESPunk, aka Patrick Contri, author of the 900-pound tome of video game knowledge "Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library", and creator of game reviews for over a decade enters The Create Unknown to discuss what he thinks of internet arguments and being honest to himself and viewers. He also offers to fund a Jerry Bloop the remake we've all been hoping for. ⭐️ Click here to unlock the full ad-free episode with bonus contentPAT THE NES PUNKCheck out Pat's New BookWatch PatTheNESPunk on YoutubeFollow PatTheNESPunk on TwitterJoin PatTheNESPunk's PatreonJoin our Patreon to unlock the extended episode, which includes additional, more personal content and answers to Patron questions.THE CREATE UNKNOWN⭐️ Join us on Patreon📺 Watch this episode on YouTube❤️ Rate & Review this episode on Podchaser🎥 CREDITS:Hosts: Kevin Lieber and Matt TaborEdited by ZalgalooTheme by Mega DriveSpecial Thanks: Mo Lewit and Paula Lieber"The Create Unknown" is produced by Unknown Media💬 CONNECT WITH US:Chat with us on DiscordFollow us on TwitterFollow us on InstagramFollow us on FacebookFollow us on PodchaserView our website
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Episode Count
39
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
2 days, 47 minutes