Member Brief: Pat McAfee and YouTube


When we think of independent creators today, we think of a finished product: polished, well-produced, perfected. Our mind conjures images of rambunctious YouTube videographers, vloggers, TikTok creators, artists, and larger-than-life independent journalists. Pat McAfee is neither of those, at least not in the conventional sense.

The difference between others’ work and McAfee’s is simple enough. Others deliver upon completion, not a moment before. The Pat McAfee Show isn’t polished or expertly-produced, but it is smart. And so is the show’s namesake.

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