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Published on November 25th, 2019 | by Jerry Doby

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YouTube Debuts Trailer for All-New YouTube Learning Series “Retro Tech”

Based on YouTube creator Marques Brownlee’s popular series Dope Tech, Retro Tech features Marques unboxing, reviewing, and recounting the greatest vintage tech-driven products that defined pop culture and changed the world as we know it. From the Walkman to the SEGA Genesis to the JVC Camcorder, each episode Marques will examine a different nostalgic product – many of which he has never used — exploring the history, impact on society, and creators who made the product come to life. Episodes will premiere weekly on Mondays starting December 2. YouTube Premium subscribers will be able to binge at launch.

Guests include actors, comedians, tech experts, science educators and YouTube creators:  Bill Nye, Karlie Kloss, Hannibal Buress, Roy Wood Jr., Michael Fischer, Casey Neistat, Justine Ezarak (“iJustine”), Jake Baldino (“Jake/Gameranx”), Suzanne Mariko Takahashi (“Atomic Mari”), Judner Aura (“UrAvgConsumer”), Andrew, Michael and Evan Gregory (“Gregory Brothers”), Sara Dietschy, and Peter McKinnon.

Retro Tech premieres on December 2, 2019 on YouTube.com/Learning and Marques Brownlee’s YouTube channel.

“Retro Tech” joins a growing slate of YouTube Originals focused on learning. Other projects include the platform’s monthly book club, “BookTube” featuring prominent authors like Malcolm Gladwell; “Could You Survive the Movies?” hosted by Vsauce3’s Jake Roper; “Mind Field: What is the Scariest Thing?” with Vsauce creator Michael Stevens, and “Glad You Asked” from Vox Media Studios. Upcoming originals includes Age of AI with Robert Downey Jr.

 

About YouTube Originals:

YouTube Originals are award-winning, creative and engaging scripted and unscripted series and films across music, personalities and learning for fans all over the world. Spotlighting both YouTube creators alongside Hollywood’s biggest stars, YouTube Originals provide an experience that only YouTube can offer. By tapping into the platform’s growing global community, fan engagement capabilities, and innovative content mixed with pioneering live streamed specials, there is truly something for everybody. Fans experience YouTube Original content through ad-supported YouTube as well as YouTube Premium, a subscription service that offers access to YouTube Original series and movies, a streaming music platform, and an uninterrupted, ad-free experience across all of YouTube. YouTube Originals is a global platform available in nearly 80 countries worldwide.


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Editor-in-Chief of The Hype Magazine, and internationally published arts & entertainment journalist. Member of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture as well as the United States Press Corps.


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