YouTube is a remarkable location for relaxing, instructional, brief videos that do not require a lots of psychological financial investment or brain area– perfect for stressful times like this.
There’s also something about the Do It Yourself nature of YouTube– art made by the individuals for the people– that is incredibly reassuring throughout a time where you might be self-isolating and looking for a little human connection.
In order to catch the full breadth and randomness of YouTube, this list is sourced from a variety of places: my coworkers, me, and this Reddit thread
JunsKitchen, a cooking channel from a man who makes food with his felines
Graham Norton Program, a British comedic talk program that will make you see your favorite stars in a various light
You Suck At Cooking for hands-only cooking videos narrated with deadpan humor
It’s like recipes that actually do not suck, but with a whole internal monologue of within jokes. “I see a great deal of “Binging with Babish” to learn more about things that I might make, but I watch “You Suck At Cooking” to find dishes that I will make.” – HopefullyImAdopted
Steve1989 MREInfo for unusually nostalgic evaluations of MRE meals from past and present
” All you have to do is view simply one video and you’re connected. He’s like the Bob Ross of MRE/ration reviews.” – cadetprivatesnuffy
The Terrific Pottery Throwdown, a wholesome truth show in the spirit of the Excellent British Bake Off
OverlySarcasticProductions, an instructional history and literary channel that’s terrific for background listening
” I am a professor of literature. My 11 years of age watches these obsessively while playing Minecraft. I’m continuously gobsmacked by what I find out just from overhearing the videos: why didn’t I learn that in grad school.” – felagund
Daily Dose of Web for videos that compile all of the very best things on the web for you
” Finding this channel was to me like finding a little gem. Brief little charming clips that either trigger my curiosity or warm my heart all complied together with no underlying agenda.” – ValkyrieCain9
Defunctland for videos that give you the history of Disney park trips that you never even understood you appreciated
The Appropriate Individuals for more city exploration of deserted places.
” They have a good backlog and their videos are quite quiet (not an entire ot of discussion except for them speaking about the area) so I can turn it on when I’m not paying attention and seem like I’m not missing out on a great deal.” – Merethic
Binging with Babish for stylized cooking videos that stroll you through recipes from pop culture.
Chills, a channel whose aesthetic I can just refer to as …” mindfuckcore”?
Reality House, which is generally Huge Sibling however with YouTubers
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It’s like an extremely juicy truth TV program from MTV in the late ’90 s/early 2000 s aka when American culture peaked.
Criminally Noted, if you’re looking for real criminal offense
” His approach of describing the cases in his videos together with the music he selects is truly eerie and haunting.” – eam1188
UNHhhh, with Trixie and Katya from Rupaul’s Drag Race
Company Male, including short, bite-sized videos behind why a few of the world’s most popular business stop working
If you have actually ever lied awake in the evening wondering whatever happened to Sbarro, this is the channel for you!
Yes Theory, a well-produced, unusual documentary channel
Caught in Providence, the channel of a traffic court in Rhode Island
Find your brand-new favorite judge. In some way this channel has accumulated almost a million customers.
Kiwami Japan, a knife-making YouTube channel that’s perfect background enjoying
Omeleto, an entire channel of high quality 20-30 minute movies starring actors like Maisie Williams and Nick Offerman
” I am a big fan of Korean/Japanese talk/game programs. I just recently stumbled upon this person’s channel and a couple of like him. Lot’s of laughter to be had if you’re into this sort of thing!” – Krosscut
Best Dressed, if you were ever curious about what a really wise however relatable 21- year-old’s life resembles
Primitive Technology, a channel that may actually make you romanticize the survivalist way of life??
This list is clearly a really small slice of the k-hole that is YouTube.
Leave a few of your own recommendations in the comments listed below!
Note: submissions have been modified for length and/or clarity.
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