Five: The Accidental Emperor
34:17 | May 14th
How one outsider came to rule the internet — and eventually embody its battle with mainstream culture.
rmmiller364 recommended:May 16th
I really didn’t know anything about PewDiePie so this was very enlightening. His personality cult is really rather terrifying
danny recommended:May 17th
This is a great episode. I won't spoil the ending but it will leave you wanting more...
mm recommended:May 17th
I found out about PewDiePie many many many years ago when he was just a young endearing gamer who screamed at his screen while playing games. He played this cute game that a subway authority made to discourage people from getting themselves hurt on the subway platform. It was a hilarious game. Aft...Show More
@mm that cliffhanger at the end. Can’t wait for the next episode. It’s pretty horrifying to know he is the biggest superstar, and what he and his fans stand for.
@olivier @mm tbh, I came away from this episode feeling a bit of sympathy for him, I felt some of the stories about him were manufactured to make him look bad, and I can understand how people can rally behind that. But yes. he had too much influence and power, and his followers are out of line and ...Show More
@danny @mm I am pretty sure, that he made fundraiser for kids from India when some of his fans started to be verbally aggressive towards India (while subscribe to PewDiePie era)
beaupsy recommended:May 21st
The formulation of clips, voiceovers and narration is just brilliant! Best played on a Sunday walk.
jennx recommended:May 24th
I used to watch a lot of Pewdiepie videos back in the day but he eventually fell off the radar for me. Really shocking to hear what transpired during these past years paired with the chilling audio clips that brought back haunting nostalgia.