The Colin and Samir Show

The Colin and Samir Show

Hey, We’re Colin and Samir, YouTube creators and podcasters that break down the latest news in the creator economy from a creator's perspective. We have a long history building communities and brands through digital content. New episodes of The Colin and Samir show go live every Monday on Spotify and YouTube.com/ColinandSamir.

Episodes

April 22, 2024 30 mins
On this episode of the show, we take you behind the scenes of our video with Mark Rober. We spent a full day with Mark to learn more about CrunchLabs. Watch our full video with Mark Rober: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piDuorC2Zm4 Sign up for our course: https://www.colinandsamir.com/creatorstartup
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Subscribe to The Publish Press → https://bit.ly/publish-press We talked with MKBHD Marques Brownlee about his largely negative Humane AI pin and Fiskr Ocean reviews.
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Author and philosopher Ryan Holiday writes about Stoicism, which is the belief that we can’t control or rely on external events but we can control our ourselves and how we react to them. Ryan is a prolific creator – he’s written 12 books in ten years, and he writes two daily emails and hosts a daily podcast. But he’s not a YouTube creator, and he thinks totally differently than we do. That’s why we found this conversation so valuab...
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Subscribe to The Publish Press Colin covers three creator economy headlines with Publish Press writers Nate Graber-Lipperman and Hannah Doyle.
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On this episode of the Colin and Samir Show, we talk to Jesse Riedel about growing his YouTube channel, the future of watching sports and more.
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March 25, 2024 31 mins
Why does it seem like so many creators are retiring from YouTube, and then coming back? Colin and Samir explain.
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On March 19, creator-owned streaming service Nebula announced its updated slate of scripted and unscripted original content, starting with a new division: Nebula News. To hear more about the platform's increasingly ambitious projects, Publish Press writer Nate Graber-Lipperman called up Dave Wiskus, the CEO of Nebula. You can listen to their conversation on Nebula's plans for building a "pipeline" of premium creator programming—and...
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On this episode of the Colin and Samir Show, we talk to MrBeast about his Amazon deal, his company Feastables, the future of YouTube, brand deals, and more. Sign up for Spotter's Title Exploder: https://sptr.la/title_exploder
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March 4, 2024 148 mins
Jacob Collier has been referred to as the Mozart of Gen Z, and has already won 6 Grammys at the age of 29. Today on the show, we interview Jacob about his creative process, dealing with the “genius” label and more.
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February 28, 2024 33 mins
Subscribe to The Publish Press On February 22, Marques Brownlee announced that he's joining accessories company Ridge (known best for its primary product, the Ridge Wallet) as chief creative partner and a member of Ridge’s six-person board. To hear more about how the deal came together, Publish Press writer Nate Graber-Lipperman called up Sean Frank, the CEO of Ridge. You can listen to their conversation on Ridge's goals in becomin...
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February 26, 2024 32 mins
Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMEP3Cc-BbQ Today we explore the world of streamer and YouTuber Ludwig Aghren. Colin and Samir visit his studio to learn about Mogul Moves and his Production studio Offbrand.
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February 19, 2024 133 mins
We interview YouTube legend Hank Green to discuss his company Complexly, his 17 years on YouTube, and the challenges that YouTube is facing. Get a free 30-day trial of Kajabi: http://kajabi.com/colinandsamir
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February 12, 2024 31 mins
The Apple Vision Pro launch took over our feeds, across social media. Today, we're breaking down the economics of making tech review videos. Check out Kajabi
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February 9, 2024 23 mins
On January 30, British YouTube supergroup The Sidemen announced their latest project: a Netflix documentary, out next Wednesday. To hear more about how the deal came together, Publish Press writer Nate Graber-Lipperman called up Jordan Schwarzenberger, the manager of The Sidemen. You can listen to their conversation on why The Sidemen went this route—and how it might impact creators' future opportunities with streaming platforms. ...
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February 7, 2024 157 mins
Today on the Colin and Samir Show, we're interviewing MatPat and Stephanie Patrick, the creators of The Game Theorists. In the conversation, we cover how they built their company, and why they're retiring from YouTube. Check out Spotter: http://spotter.com/colinandsamir
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A year ago, we had a call with Elon Musk about how he could make Twitter (now X) a better platform for creators. MrBeast finally posted a full-length video on X, and shared how much he made from it. In this episode of the show, we’re breaking down the results from MrBeast’s video and sharing our thoughts on posting videos on X.
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January 22, 2024 73 mins
Today we speak with creator and entrepreneur Mai Pham. She's one of our youngest guests but also one of our most unique. After running away from home at 15 she started out on YouTube and never looked back, building a strong community and clothing brand called Alchemai.
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December 18, 2023 133 mins
Today on the Colin and Samir Show, we interview Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, the founders of Smosh.
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On this episode of Creator Support, we discuss a new creative project, Yes Theory's new book and answer questions from the audience. Learn more about The Lighthouse.
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Today on the show, we interview Dan Mace, the chief creative officer at Beast Philanthropy. Before working with Mr Beast, Dan worked with Casey Neistat and as a director. In this episode, Dan shares what he's learned working for two of the most influential creators on the platform.
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