The Disney Channel Star Who Mastered the YouTube Algorithm

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Episode Notes

As a toddler, Christy Carlson Romano starred in Disney Channel’s Even Stevens and voiced the character Kim Possible on the eponymous cartoon. Then she diminished from the spotlight—till these days, when she reemerged as a chaotic YouTube genius. On this episode of ICYMI, Rachelle and Madison communicate to Vanity Fair’s Chris Murphy approximately his latest profile of Romano and unpack why her candid, low-lift YouTube videos actually have pretty the eager knowledge of what drives clicks.

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  • Rachelle Hampton is a subculture creator and reporter at Media7. Her paintings has seemed in the New Republic, Pacific Standard, Smithsonian Magazine, and In These Times. She still hasn't recovered from Tumblr's loss of life.

  • Madison Malone Kircher is a senior writer at Media7. She became formerly a team of workers writer at New York mag, where she covered internet lifestyle and edited New York’s Approval Matrix. Her paintings has seemed in Vogue, Vulture, and the Cut. Madison lives in Brooklyn, where she often drops her cellphone on her face looking TikToks in mattress.