Why I’m Not Going to Vidcon

Normally, I'd be all packed up and heading to California in less than 12 hours for VidCon. It's what I've done every summer for the last 6 years! But 2018 is a little different for me because I'm not attending. In part because of situational reasons (if you've watched my videos lately, you know that the last 6-8 months have been a big ol' bucket of chaos for me!), but mostly because I feel like VidCon isn't meant for me anymore. Perhaps I've outgrown it? Or maybe it's just outgrown me? Here I talk about how I think VidCon has changed since 2012 when I first started attending, and what I'd like to see in an online video conference in the future.

When You Hate the Things You Love

I had a super stressful weekend when it should have been super amazing and exciting. It’s been a goal of mine and my good friend Alanna’s to make a video together since we now live in the same city.  And we’ve been working on said project for the last few weeks. This Saturday was the... Continue Reading →

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

  When you’re reading this blog, I’ll be on my way to Anaheim, California for my fourth year of VidCon. I’m excited and nervous as always, but this year holds some even new adventures for this VidCon veteran. For the past three years, I’ve always gotten a hotel room to myself because I go alone... Continue Reading →

Josh Sundquist is Getting Married! (And Other Thoughts on YouTuber Romance and “Ships”)

There have been a lot of YouTube relationship revelations this year—most of them having a very unhappy ending with all the break-ups and abuse accusations (both sexual and emotional). In fact, before 2014, I didn’t pay much attention to who the YouTubers I watched regularly dated. Usually I would notice simply because there would be... Continue Reading →

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