On June 28, 2016, I decided to start vlogging. I have always had a sort of cynical view on vlogs, but my mind has changed as I've grown older. Perhaps narcissism comes with age.
Anyways, I was inspired by Ze Frank's old series "The Show with Ze Frank". He vlogged every Monday through Friday from March 17, 2006 to March 17, 2007. He started that series before YouTube even existed. I think that makes him a pioneer.
I was inspired to do the exact same thing, and I have found it more fulfilling than I thought it would be. So, I will be uploading a vlog every Monday through Friday until June 28, 2017.
It goes to show how important The Show was. I am creating a similar series after being inspired by it ten years after it started! Ten years isn't long in terms of the universe, but it is very long in terms of the internet.
I am glad I started this project. There is actually something really freeing in picking up a camera and making something when you have no ideas on what you want to make in the first place.
Now, more than ever, I am reminded of the DADA movement.
"DADA is what you can make of yourself." Hausmann 1968
I am making something out of myself and it feels great.
Tucker Rash 2016