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Episode 38 – The Spawn of History

Direct Download We are back with another interview on the Critical Distance Confab! This month we are joined by Bob Whitaker, associate professor in Modern History at Louisiana Tech University and founder of History Respawned. In 2013, he started the YouTube channel by looking…

Episode 37 – Noah’s Crit

Welcome back for another interview on the Critical Distance Confab! This month our guest is  Noah Caldwell-Gervais, a video maker who is skilled at creating richly layered arguments. He started making long-form video essays on games in 2013 with a thorough look…

Episode 35 – Camp’s Signal

Welcome to another interview on the Critical Distance Confab! This month our guest is Chris Franklin, aka Campster, talking about his YouTube series Errant Signal. Over time, he has innovated on an established YouTube format to evolve his own personal style, featuring holistic close readings…

Episode 34 – Chat with Matt

Welcome another interview here at Critical Distance! This month we interview the host of Youtube show Matt Chat: English Professor at St. Cloud State University, Matt Barton. Matt Chat is a channel focused on older games, inspired by the books he published…

March 13th

Our illustrious editor-in-chief is off to GDC, for a week of talks, discussions and, hopefully, not the con plague. In the meantime, I have stepped in to supply your weekly dose of links for This Week in Videogame Blogging. Masochistic Difficulty A…