There are many different grievances that need to be shared, but the following points are what we feel are the most grievous and should be known by the public above all.” With these words, on April 2, 2018, a ball was set in motion that triggered an avalanche and forever changed the structure of Internet reviewers. Not even those who gave their reports on a particular situation in a document bearing the inconspicuous name “Not So Awesome” probably realized what was to come. A community broke up… but did that community still exist before? Or… had it ever existed at all?
At this point, let’s summarize the impressions that led to a decline. Where will the journey go next? What are the reviewers doing? That remains to be seen!
The Cautionary Tale of Channel Awesome
Let’s look at the exact story: What did the infamous document reporting the problems at Channel Awesome say?
Live Reaction to Channel Awesome’s Response to Former Producers’ Grievances
There had to be a reaction – and oh, boy there really was one!
Channel Awesome | Fallen Titans #3
Quinton is another reviewer. His area of expertise is former titans of the internet age. He tells the story of Channel Awesome and what happened.
ChangeTheChannel my late take
SadPanda tells his view on the affair.
Channel Awesome Retrospective #3 | Jesu Otaku ft: NobleAbsinthe
NobleAbsinthe and Extramana are collabing to bring to you a retrospective series on every contributor at Channel Awesome (formerly known as TGWTG). The reviewing community on YouTube owes a lot to guys like Doug Walker and James Rolfe for propelling many of the YouTube “celebrities” we see today. Channel Awesome also serves as decent folklore about the early days of YouTube.
Today’s episode is on Jesu Otaku, one of the few anime producers on Channel Awesome.
Channel Awesome Retrospective #4 | Bennett The Sage ft: Extramana
Extramana and NobleAbsinth are collabing to bring to you a retrospective series on every contributor at Channel Awesome (formerly known as TGWTG). The reviewing community on YouTube owes a lot to guys like Doug Walker and James Rolf for propelling many of the YouTube “celebrities” we see today. Channel Awesome also serves as decent folklore about the early days of YouTube.
Today’s episode revolves around one of the mid level to upper level producers on the site, Bennett the Sage. He reviews anime, really well, and reviews other stuff, decently too…
ChangeTheChannel: What Happened with Channel Awesome?
Here’s what’s going down with Channel Awesome, why the Google Doc was made, and a little bit about what’s happened since.
CHANNEL AWESOME: How To Hit Rock Bottom and Keep Digging
Sarah Z steps in and analyzes Channel Awesome’s extremely defensive “debunking” of the allegations against them and why it proves absolutely f* all.
In Regards to JewWario and “Farewell, FamiKamen Rider”
In the course of the “Change the Channel” discussion, screenshots were released that revealed personal details of a specific matter. And not much else to say here. This video discusses MarzGurl’s personal knowledge as well as lack of knowledge of the nature of Justin Carmical’s behaviors and what is happening now to the projects she worked on with him and for him. Thank you for your understanding in the matter.
The Downfall – The Channel Awesome Legacy
It’s a few weeks since “Change the Channel” started with the publishing of a document. The document itself is a seventy page condemnation of Channel Awesome, and their questionable behaviour and incidents that resulted due to it. Here’s another look at things that went wrong in the situation…