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0:00 – intro
2:37 – my history with merch
4:50 – shout out to today’s sponsor
6:51 – how merch gets made
8:54 – complaints about merch (it’s a cash grab, bad designs)
10:42 – shout out to great designers like Kel Lauren!!
11:09 – more merch problems (too expensive, bad quality)
13:00 – sustainability! is mass-produced merch wasteful?
14:16 – more stuff we don’t need??
18:11 – product collabs with established brands
20:14 – youtubers clothing lines
21:29 – youtuber brands or companies (Chamberlain coffee, Holo Taco)
24:08 – gonna mention Tana Mongeau’s long list of scam products lol
26:19 – how can we make more thoughtful, sustainable merch?
RESOURCES & REFERENCES:
Haley Blais (youtube) – https://www.youtube.com/c/torturedteenagestyle
Haley Blais (spotify) – https://open.spotify.com/artist/0i4M8k5IcQpiEH6nBMdfPT
Dream hits back at people hating on his merch for being ‘boring’ – https://www.dexerto.com/minecraft/dream-hits-back-at-people-hating-on-his-merch-for-being-boring-1527804/
RANT: MENTAL ILLNESS MERCH? (Sarah Hawkinson) – https://youtu.be/QHFNT-J1q1Y
Kel Lauren’s channel – https://www.youtube.com/c/KelLauren
Brutally Honest Review of Emma Chamberlain’s Clothing Line, High Key (Sierra Schultzzie) – https://youtu.be/dq1GYExFd_4
Giving Away $400,000 in Merch with Dream! (Mr. Beast) – https://youtu.be/wJtTRfFSnbc
PARENTS’ WORST NIGHTMARE: JAKE PAUL (Nerd City) – https://youtu.be/ywcY8TvES6c
It’s time to stop spending billions on cheap conference swag – https://www.fastcompany.com/90260185/its-time-to-stop-spending-billions-on-cheap-conference-swag
I declutter homes for a living. I hate free stuff. – https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/i-declutter-homes-for-a-living-i-hate-free-stuff/2018/09/24/4a88106e-b85c-11e8-a2c5-3187f427e253_story.html
Is It Worth It: TEDDY FRESH. HONEST REVIEW – https://youtu.be/0AmyMYvI6UY
Teddy Fresh Color Block Hoodie Review and Unboxing, Hypebeast History – https://youtu.be/WwDMrCO34_0
SHANEDAWSON SHIRTS OUT EARLY AT HOT TOPIC (2010): https://youtu.be/Pp-6NH7Je1U
Jessie Paege Merch at Hot Topic: https://youtu.be/zHlLdp4mQlk
THERE’S MILES MERCH AT HOT TOPIC: https://youtu.be/LgajeVN0L-Q
Tiffany Ferguson (she/her), 26 years old. Here on Tiffanyferg, my main series is called Internet Analysis, where I research and discuss topics related to social issues and media.
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This episode was co-written by Sheriden Smith!
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