(PG-13: Language) From the Hamster Dance to Advice Animals, Casually Explained looks back at the history of the internet meme, and why we find ourselves so fascinated with passing on such inane and random things to our online friends. The meme lifecycle chart is spot on.
Once you graduate from school, the opportunities to make new friends outside of the workplace drop off a cliff for most of us. Casually Explained offers some of his typically tongue-in-cheek advice on how to break that cycle and expand your circle of friends.
Want to make a quick buck playing the stock market? Perhaps you should check out The Motley Fool rather the advice of a guy who has made his money from bad stick figure drawings on YouTube. On the other hand, his point about buying extra monitors is spot on.
(PG-13: Language) If you can believe it, YouTube has only been around since 2005. Lots of things have changed with the service since then, and Casually Explained is here to casually explain the history of Google’s video juggernaut, and what its changes have meant for creators.
(PG-13) Casually Explained gives some tips on going out on a first date. He talks about asking someone out, coming up with a fun activity – something plus alcohol – how you’re supposed to act, what girls and guys are thinking when on a date, and the post-date flowchart.
(PG-13: Language) “You can really express your personality by copying what popular rappers are wearing.” Casually Explained breaks down some of the most popular brands and trends in men’s fashion. All without saying hype, fire, lit, woke, or Off-White. A true scholar.
(PG-13: Language) Casually Explained breaks down the tiers of thought processes, from acting purely on instinct to the curse that is overthinking. For the latter, he comforts us by reminding us that no one cares about us and we will all be forgotten.
(PG-13: Language) When racism, sexism and classism are gone, these two boxes will still remain. Casually Explained tackles two of this generation’s favorite buzzwords. He reminds us that spending time alone and with other people are equally important. Or so he’s been told.
(PG-13: Language) Casually Explained looks at money, and how having wealth or not having it can impact your life. It’s comprehensive assuming you don’t live in a third-world country where you don’t have internet access and don’t watch Casually Explained’s videos.
“Like most niche interest jokes, I don’t find it funny. But at least I understand it.” Casually Explained imagines how the Universe would be made if a programmer was behind all of it. It’s an elaborate excuse to drop computer science and physics jokes.
If you’ve ever been thrown into a school or work project with people you don’t know well, you can relate to Casually Explained’s clip, which reminds us that the whole isn’t necessarily greater than the sum of its parts, and that you’re the only one who really did any work.
“If you’re a girl, you’ll probably be hearing a lot of ‘what were you thinking?’ and if you’re a guy, you’ll probably be hearing a lot of ‘dude, nice!'” Casually Explained provides some guidance on how to handle casual flings – assuming you can make one happen.