Justin Hall at Patreon

For over 20 years I’ve been sharing my life on the web, flinging electronic intimacies to challenge myself and reach people. I started on the public internet in 1994 with Justin’s Links from the Underground, my guided tour of the weird, wild and wonderful on the world wide web. Over time I wrote out an autobiography; now over 4000 pages – some call it oversharing, I like to think of it as a work in progress. In 2004, the New York Times said I may be the “founding father of personal bloggers” – I post that quote that here to associate myself with other recognizable brands, which should make you more likely to pledge if my reading of Robert Cialdini is correct.

I learned how to do it from other people, and I’m proud of having helped good folks to express themselves online. So Patreons get access to all my data – support me and you can see how I run my TV business.


Yes, I will support Justin, and so should you!

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Wreck & Salvage

Some of my favourite content to watch of all is the work of the folks behind W&S.

Here is from their about page text, which is a review from the Total Recut Blog

Given that this trio of editors has chosen to give themselves the name “Wreck & Salvage,” it’s not surprising to find their body of work repeatedly raising the question of how we get value out of all the video footage that floods our lives. The sources W&S draw from are as varied as the internet: corporate news and commercials, internet memes, ephemeral daytime television, propaganda, archive footage, and plenty of amateur video, be it from youtube kids or soldiers serving in Iraq… W&S edits all this footage to look for ways to make it useful, either politically, socially, artistically, or all of the above.

Here is the latest W&S video, from October 2013. I hope these brilliant folks will continue creating videos!

W&$ Vine compilation Oct 2014 from wreckandsalvage on Vimeo.

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