Just a heads up for all my yo-yo friends. Each month I do an exclusive yo-yo giveaway for Patreon/Popcast sponsors. This month’s yo-yo is a prototype VTWO yo-yo by One Drop. Yoyoexpert has a great write up of this yo-yo here. Big thanks to One Drop for donating this yo-yo to one of my Patreon sponsors and thanks to you for sponsoring the Popcast yo-yo vlog.
Any sponsor who is at the $2 or higher level on Patreon by September 1st will automatically be entered into the giveaway.
After ten long years, PopCast is back! PopCast is my yo-yo vlog (video blog) that I started running in 2007. Looking back at all the old episodes, I felt really proud of how fun and entertaining they were. So I decided it was time to start making them again. Here is the first new episode:
I’d like to keep making these videos and, over time, improve the production quality with better lenses and gear. Running a small yo-yo shop doesn’t quite cover that, so I’ve decided to launch a Patreon page where people can help support the videos and get special deals and offers from DoctorPopular.com
I’ve been thinking about diving back into the making yo-yo videos more often. Back in the day, I’d post a new yo-yo video for just about every new trick I made. I’d also do a pretty good job of documenting yo-yo contests, local meetups, and other silliness way before Youtube was a thing. Then I got to thinking about about PopCast, an old yo-yo video series that was mostly just me chatting in front of a camera and reviewing yo-yos or showing tricks. In retrospect, PopCast was probably the world’s first yo-yo vlog.
I’ve also been thinking about bringing them back with the help of backers on Patreon (or maybe Drip). That would help greatly towards buying new equipment and making time to record and produce. What do y’all think about the idea?