Bill Wurtz

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Background information
OriginNew York City[q 1]
GenresJazz-pop[note 1]
  • Singer-songwriter
  • multi-instrumentalist
  • YouTuber
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • bass guitar
  • drums
Years active2002–present
YouTube information
Years active2012–present
  • Music video
  • surreal comedy
Subscribers5.08 million[2]
Total views633 million[2]
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2016
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2017

Updated: November 24, 2021

Bill Wurtz (stylized in lower case as bill wurtz or billwurtz) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and YouTuber based in New York City. He is known for his distinctive musical, comedic, and narrative style which includes deadpan delivery and singing paired with colorful surrealist, psychedelic, and non-sequitur graphics.

Wurtz first published material on YouTube in 2013. He set up a website in 2014, presenting a catalog of music and videos he had created since 2002. Wurtz proceeded to upload edited versions of his videos on Vine, where he gained his initial popularity. He experienced breakout success on YouTube with his animated videos, history of japan (2016), and history of the entire world, i guess (2017). Wurtz released music videos regularly from 2017 to March 2019. Through the rest of 2019 and all of 2020, Wurtz was inactive on YouTube, revamping his setup for video creation, but returned to the platform in January 2021 with a new visual style of 3D animation.

Notable projects and videos[]

Vine videos[]

Wurtz was first known for his presence on the short-form video-sharing website Vine,[3][4] where he first gained a following in 2014.[5] He began by taking short videos he had previously published to his website and re-editing them to fit Vine's six-second restriction.[5] Before transitioning fully to YouTube, Wurtz was uploading a video to Vine nearly every day.[6] He received early attention in 2015 for the short video "Shaving My Piano", which was covered briefly in The Verge.[7] On April 11, 2016, Wurtz won the Shorty Award for "Tech & Innovation: Weird" at the 8th Shorty Awards; during the awards ceremony, attention was given to one of his Vine uploads "I'm Still a Piece of Garbage".[8] His acceptance speech for the award was notably curt, as he walked up to the mic, said "Thank you", and immediately walked off the stage.[9] He has stated in a video on his website that this was directly inspired by an acceptance speech given by André 3000.[10]: 0:00:36

history of japan[]

Alongside interest on Vine, Wurtz achieved wider popularity in 2016 with history of japan, a nine-minute YouTube video that outlines Japan's history.[11] The video covers key events of its history: "Buddhism, internal conflict, alliances with Britain, World War I, World War II, the dropping of atomic bombs and its post-war economic miracle".[12] It showcases Wurtz's quirky visual and comedic style through a mixture of fast-paced narration and animation, intercut with short musical jingles. The video was described as "an entertaining new approach to education".[13] It went viral on social media after its release on February 2, 2016, and under a week later, received over four million views by February 8.[12] It particularly received considerable attention on Tumblr[3] and Reddit.[11] As of August 2021, the video boasts over 68 million views. Writer German Lopez for the news website Vox called it a "strange", "pretty good – and surprisingly funny" video. Nevertheless, Lopez noted the poor coverage of Japanese war crimes committed against Korea and China in the 20th century, particularly the Nanjing Massacre and the use of Korean sex slaves, and attributed this omission to the video's short runtime.[14] Wurtz has responded to these criticisms on his questions page, suggesting to viewers to look for other YouTube channels that cover these topics.[q 3]

history of the entire world, i guess[]

External video
video icon history of japan, YouTube video or download
video icon history of the entire world, i guess, YouTube video or download

Wurtz is best known for history of the entire world, i guess, a 20-minute follow-up to history of japan released on May 10, 2017.[15] Expanding greatly on the subject matter – the video took over 11 months to produce, including almost 3 months of research[6] – it briefly covers the topics of natural history and human civilization spanning from the Big Bang to the near future.[16] Like its predecessor, the video features short "jazzy" musical interludes, which were compared to Thundercat's album Drunk.[17]

history of the entire world, i guess was the top video on the YouTube trending page on the day of its release, receiving 3.2 million views on its first day, and on Reddit it became the most upvoted YouTube link of all time.[4][18] It became an Internet meme[19] and was listed at eighth place on YouTube's list of the top 10 trending videos of the year.[20] As of November 2021, it has over 134 million views.[15] Writer German Lopez for the news website Vox praised the video for not heavily focusing on western and US history, and successfully covering other areas in world history which may be neglected in US schools, such as powers in China, Persia, and India.[21] It has been called a "must-see"[17] and is considered to be Wurtz's magnum opus.[5][22] In 2020, Thrillist ranked the video at number 40 on its list of best YouTube videos of all time.[23]

Music videos[]

Following the production of the history videos, Wurtz turned his attention to releasing music videos. Between August 21 and December 25, 2018, he released a new song and music video every two weeks, for a total of nine.[q 4] Having taken up to fourteen weeks to make videos before this point, Wurtz characterized the new schedule as a breakthrough, a "training exercise to increase the quality in ways I never would have found otherwise".[q 5] Wurtz has since decided to create a music video for every new song he releases, despite it slowing down his songwriting considerably.[q 6]

Wurtz's song "Just Did a Bad Thing" and the accompanying video spawned TikTok videos of people lip-syncing to the opening lines; in the platform, #ididabadthing became the top hashtag of March 2019.[24][25] Following this, Wurtz would only post four more videos before his break, ending with "Might Quit". After the "Might Quit" video was released, Wurtz would not post any new videos to YouTube for nearly two years. He stated that he was working on content, but took longer to create them since he was in the process of learning new video editing and 3D animation software, including Blender.[q 7][q 8][q 9]

On January 18, 2021, Wurtz released the music video for a new original song "Here Comes the Sun," utilizing the 3D software he had been learning.[26] Over the next three months, he released two more music videos: "I'm a Princess" on March 23, 2021, also in 3D,[27] and "Got Some Money" on April 19, 2021, which mixed 2D and 3D elements.[28] After posting no videos for six months, he released “More Than a Dream” on 20 October 2021.[29]


Wurtz has developed an absurdist, surreal style on both his music and animation.[30][31] Eddie Kim wrote for MEL Magazine that Wurtz "refuses to mimic anyone else's animation or musical style, but it's not weird for weirdness' sake alone", comparing him to Thundercat and Louis Cole and highlighting Wurtz's pretty pop melodies, unexpected chords and multi-layered rhythms as commonalities.[5] Geoff Carter of Las Vegas Weekly stated: "Merge Don Hertzfeldt, Jenny Holzer and Thundercat and you might get someone a little bit like Bill Wurtz".[17] Nick Douglas of Lifehacker summarized him as "somewhere between comedy and education and vaporwave."[32]


Wurtz's music has been classified as jazz-pop, incorporating elements of lo-fi music, smooth jazz, funk and easy listening, though on the questions page of his website he has self described his music genre as "average".[5][1] Despite this, Wurtz tends to reject genre categorization,[q 10][q 11] and does not consider himself to be a jazz musician.[q 12] Overall, his music evokes malaise, self-deprecation, and a "blurring of the lines between irony, parody and honesty".[33] This is often paired comedically with dire circumstances or sobering undertones.[34] In an interview with Genius, Wurtz stated that "it's a good... songwriting technique to write about something bad with a good sounding melody, because if you can get people to feel good about something bad, then you're bulletproof in life."[35]: 0:00:46 Wurtz's voice has been described as "silky tenor with range and energy".[5] Artists who have expressed admiration for Wurtz's music include indie musicians Daði Freyr[36] and Sidney Gish,[37] fellow YouTube musician Adam Neely,[38]: 1:25:50 DJ and producer Porter Robinson,[39] as well as Australian singer Sia.[40]

'[Music] theory' may be fun, but it's made of liquid and has a tendency to melt. The music comes first and then you figure out how to describe what happened, although fully describing it can never be done. One of the classical composers said 'We will never understand music, but music understands us readily and instantly'.

Bill Wurtz, interview from Bass Guitar magazine[41]

Wurtz started playing music at a very early age.[q 13] He has claimed to be "wholly self-taught" as a musician, and regularly downplays the importance of music theory in songwriting and composition, insisting that the sound and feel of music should be prioritized over attempts to conform to theory.[41] In fact, one of the defining characteristics of Wurtz's style is a subversion to conventional approaches to composition. One example is "I Wanna Be a Movie Star", highlighted in an article for the student newspaper The Harbinger, where the author praised Wurtz's skill in incorporating complex time signatures[note 2] without causing the music to feel "either incomplete or too long", instead achieving a sound that "feel[s] completely natural" and "pop-ish".[34]

Wurtz has used different programs to edit his music, including GarageBand from 2009 to 2010,[q 15] and long-discontinued Logic Express 9 until at least 2016.[43]


Wurtz's videos are typically in a lo-fi,[44] neon[3] aesthetic, and have been described as surreal[31] and psychedelic.[6][13] They range from "nonsensical" shorts to animated music videos,[44] and often involve deadpan humor, dancing stick figures, vaporwave-like transitions[5] and neon, sans-serif text on-screen.[30] Wurtz often follows similar patterns in his videos such as multi-layering,[6] including screenshots of built-in macOS applications such as TextEdit,[45] along with clip art images,[44] and showing himself playing "air drums", overlaying images where the drumheads would be.[46] He has stated the low-budget quality arose out of a necessity to publish videos regularly and evolved naturally.[6]: 0:35:27

At Vidcon 2018, Wurtz was asked why his style is so different from other YouTube musicians. He stated that he chooses to "live under a rock" and produce his music in isolation rather than take inspiration from other creators on the platform.[47] He explains further on his website that one of his most important goals is to "go my own way and deliver things that challenge and defy... expectations".[q 16] Wurtz publicly struggles with perfectionism, making use of schedules and deadlines to overcome it.[6] In response to a fan question he explained that in the process of doing this he has "been forced to become an expert on carelessness".[q 17]

Wurtz is decidedly against running advertising on or accepting sponsorships for his videos, despite admitting an "enormous" pressure to do so.[5][44] He has explained that advertisements make him "uncomfortable"[6] and that he thinks they "suck".[44] As a result, all of Wurtz's videos and music are available for free on his website.[48] Wurtz does receive direct fan support, which includes crowdfunding on Patreon,[4] streams on music streaming services, and merchandise sales,[44][6]: 0:44:15 but does not heavily promote any of these revenue streams.[6]

From his first video up until early 2019, Wurtz used Final Cut Express 4, a program that was discontinued as far back as in 2011.[6][49] In 2019, he switched to the more modern software Final Cut Pro X.[q 9][q 18] Wurtz also taught himself the 3D animation software Blender, which enabled him to create significantly more complex and realistic graphics for his videos.[q 19]


While Wurtz has a larger audience on external platforms like YouTube, he is the most active on his own website,[48] Despite being launched in 2014, it has been compared to a late 1990s website due to its simple design.[44] Apart from containing all of his released songs and most of his videos dating back since 2002,[5] the website also features many other types of content not available elsewhere. This includes a questions page, as well as an anagram page, where Wurtz allows fans to request words or phrases out of which he creates anagrams.[50] Additionally, Wurtz has posted audio clips of musical improvisation,[51] jazz covers,[52] original instrumental tracks,[53] artifacts related to or originating from video production,[54] as well as vlog-style 'reality' videos depicting his creative process.[55][5] Wurtz used to have a music videos page;[q 20][q 21] but merged it into the videos page because most of his videos featured music, so the distinction was unclear;[q 21] however, the page is still available to view on his website.[56][q 20]

Questions page[]

Bill Wurtz maintains a section on his website to answer anonymously submitted questions. Wurtz used to have an page,[57] but he discontinued it and created his own questions page to allow for complete anonymous questions and to avoid ads.[q 22] His answers to questions are considered an aspect of Wurtz's creative output; the style of his answers have been described as "verging on the poetic"[44] and "earnest, if somewhat loopy-sounding".[5] The first question was posted on May 10, 2015,[q 23] and the list of questions and answers has been updated nearly every day.[q 24] One such answer, highlighted in by the website Ok Whatever, addresses a question concerning Wurtz's personality:[44]

10.9.18  7:48 pm   how the heck are you so gosh darn wacky

     i'm just trying to be reasonable[q 25]

Reality page[]

Wurtz continuously kept an audio journal until June 2016, frequently recording himself explaining his thoughts, frustrations, and breakthroughs. Following his History of Japan project in early 2016, Wurtz proceeded to take three months off to take the recordings saved up to that point and turn them into videos, adding elements such as text and screenshots to the audio.[q 26] These are now available on the "reality" section of his website. The earliest available video is based on an audio recording from November 16, 2010, and a total of 251 videos have been released. Wurtz has confirmed that he is planning to create "1000s more" in the future.[q 27] Wurtz has justified the reality project by stating that it is "a way of coaxing [himself] into success at a mountain-movingly hard project" and that it keeps him "calm and organized". He also expressed that "first hand documentary materials should surely be of very high value".[q 28]


For most of his career, Wurtz has maintained a solo approach to his music. In 2019 however, he appeared in two videos involving the LA-based cover band (a band of Jack Conte and Ryan Lerman). Wurtz played drums in a funk cover of the song "Don't You Want Me" by The Human League on March 11, 2019,[58][q 29] and "You Get What You Give" by New Radicals on April 1, 2019.[59] In a response to a fan question, he later expressed his desire to continue recording with other artists, claiming that he has become "insanely sick of [him]self" and that he is "desperate to collaborate with as many people as possible."[q 30]


Year Award Category Nominee Result Ref.
2016 Shorty Awards Tech & Innovation: Best in Weird Bill Wurtz Won [8]


From 2009 to 2014, Wurtz self-released his music on Bandcamp. Since then, he has eschewed the album format.[60][61]


  • What the Fuck (2010)
  • Church Sessions (2010)
  • The Summertime (2010)
  • Fun Music (2011)


  • Yikes (2009)
  • The Song Song (2009)
  • Guerilla Myspace Project (2009)
  • Bach Garageband (2010)
  • Burger King Spring (2010)
  • April Flowers (2010)
  • It's All About the Ladies (2010)
  • Fly July (2010)
  • Short Butt Suites (2010)
  • Fall Sprawl (2010)
  • Murder Your Demon (2011)
  • When is it Time to Come Home Again? (2011)
  • Soap Boat (2011)
  • Love (2011)
  • Pain (2011)
  • Hi-Bye (New Shorts) (2013)
  • New School (2014)
  • We Could Just Get Right (2014)
  • Eat Dirt Shorts (2014)
  • My Next Album (2014)
  • High Enough (2014)

Music videos[]

Since March 2014, Wurtz has published numerous full-length music videos, following the same format as his shorter videos. He has made them available on his YouTube channel:

Year Name Views

[note 3]

2014 "I'm Sad"[62] 0.3
"I'm a Diamond"[63] 1.7
"Barf On Me"[64] 0.1
"Feel Okay"[65] 0.2
"Dance The"[66] 0.2
"Tape Deck"[67] 0.1
"New Canaan"[68] 0.7
"Still Silly"[69] 0.1
"I Like"[70] 0.3
"Tuesday"[71] 0.3
"Icy James"[72] 0.1
"I'm Confused (I Love You)"[73] 1.1
"Blind (To no Avail)"[74] 0.2
"Hey Jodie Foster"[75] 0.1
2015 "I'm Crazy / It's Raining"[76] 1.3
"You're Free to Do Whatever You Want to"[77] 1.7
"School"[78] 11.3
2016 "Alphabet Shuffle"[79] 7.5
2017 "Movie Star"[80] 3.9
"Outside"[81] 6.0
2018 "La De Da De Da De Da De Day Oh"[82] 12.6
"And the Day Goes On"[83] 7.3
"Hello Sexy Pants"[84] 3.1
"Hallelujah"[85] 1.8
"I'm Best Friends with my Own Front Door"[86] 2.9
"Mount St. Helens Is About to Blow Up"[87] 7.7
"The Moon Is Made of Cheese (But I Can't Taste It)"[88] 3.6
"When I Get Older"[89] 2.4
"Long Long Long Journey"[90] 3.0
"Slow Down"[91] 2.2
"Christmas Isn't Real"[92] 2.2
"Just Did a Bad Thing"[93] 8.4
2019 "At the Airport Terminal"[94] 2.8
"Might Quit"[95] 12.9
2021 "Here Comes the Sun"[96] 8.1
"I'm a Princess"[97] 3.2
"Got Some Money"[98] 3.9
"More Than a Dream"[99] 1.3

Other songs[]

Wurtz has published many other full-length songs not accompanied by music videos. They are all available on his website,[100] and some are also available on streaming services. Songs include:


  • "The Song Song" (August 10, 2009)[101]
  • "15 Minutes" (November 28, 2009)[102]


  • "Be Free and Don't Sell Records" (July 8, 2010)[103]
  • "Desk and Chair" (July 15, 2010)[104]
  • "Song 41" (August 26, 2010)[105]
  • "2010" (September 7, 2010)[106]
  • "Eat Bread (Feel Sure)" (September 13, 2010)[107]
  • "The Trees" (October 14, 2010)[108]
  • "I'm About to Graduate from School" (November 7, 2010)[109]
  • "Fever" (November 11, 2010)[110]
  • "Dream of Evil" (November 24, 2010)[111]


  • "Murder Your Demon" (January 14, 2011)[112]
  • "Dumpies" (January 25, 2011)[113]
  • "Blue Boy" (May 22, 2011)[114]
  • "How Am I Spost" (May 22, 2011)[115]
  • "Home Again" (May 23, 2011)[116]
  • "The Stupid Song" (June 1, 2011)[117]
  • "No Place like Home" (June 16, 2011)[118]
  • "Do the Thing" (June 20, 2011)[119]
  • "I Love You" (June 20, 2011)[120]
  • "Go to the Store" (June 24, 2011)[121]
  • "(What) Love Is" (July 11, 2011)[122]
  • "Do What You Want to Do" (July 15, 2011)[123]
  • "All U Need Is Love" (August 2, 2011)[124]
  • "The World" (September 2, 2011)[125]
  • "Home" (September 9, 2011)[126]
  • "I Guess I've Got to Listen to Bob Marley" (September 23, 2011)[127]
  • "Stupid Song" (September 26, 2011)[128]


  • "Textin on my iPhone" (February 12, 2014)[129]
  • "Rabbit Snakes" (February 26, 2014)[130]
  • "The Future Song" (March 5, 2014)[131]
  • "We Could Just Get High" (March 19, 2014)[132]
  • "I'm in Bryant Park" (March 26, 2014)[133]
  • "It's Gonna Be Alright" (April 23, 2014)[134]
  • "Write a Song on the Count of 3" (May 28, 2014)[135]
  • "This Is a Song for my Next Album" (June 11, 2014)[136]
  • "Goo Soup" (July 9, 2014)[137]
  • "I Wanna Sail You Away" (July 23, 2014)[138]
  • "I Can Play" (September 3, 2014)[139]
  • "The Road" (September 17, 2014)[140]


  • "In California" (May 30, 2017)[141]
  • "I Love You" (June 6, 2017)[142]
  • "Got to Know What's Going On" (June 20, 2017)[143]

Furthermore, Wurtz has published a myriad of shorter songs or jingles on his website ranging from a couple of seconds to up to a minute in length.[100]


  1. ^ While commentators have assigned genres to Bill Wurtz's music,[1] Wurtz has expressed no interest in these attempts, stating '[I] don't respect genre names'.[q 2]
  2. ^ The Harbinger displays the most prominent time signature in the song as 18
    ; Wurtz, however, considers it to be 9
    ,[42] composed of alternating 4
    and 5
    .[q 14]
  3. ^ Last updated: December 2021


Bill Wurtz's questions page[]

  1. ^ Wurtz, Bill (September 14, 2017). "If I came to new york would I be in close proximity to where you spend a lot of your time?". Retrieved July 15, 2019. yes
  2. ^ Wurtz, Bill (June 14, 2016). "is there a genre of music you don't feel confident you could actually pull off, like if someone was all "bill i am paying you 400 bucks to make a heavy metal song" or so, or do you think you could tackle pretty much anything?". Retrieved August 3, 2019. i don't respect genre names, and that's one of the reasons i absolutely never record songs for hire
  3. ^ Wurtz, Bill. "[...] Why have you glossed over the atrocities Japan has committed, which are major events in Japan's history? Examples include the Rape of Nanking, the South Korean Comfort Women, and the human testing conducted on Chinese civilians.[...]". Retrieved September 10, 2020. i think there are some other channels that have the type of video you are looking for
  4. ^ Wurtz, Bill (November 3, 2018). "I am humbly grateful for your uploads every two weeks, even surprising me ahead of schedule; honestly, I wasn't expecting a long, long, long, journey until Thursday or Friday. This one has been my morning alarm and has given me wings each time I listen to it [...]". Retrieved June 26, 2019. i would probably call it the 2-week song schedule
  5. ^ Wurtz, Bill (October 14, 2018). "it's ok if you don't finish the video by Tuesday [...] we (the fans) get brand new content from you bi-weekly, which feels great, remembering that it used to take 8–10 weeks to get a single music video. but what about you, Bill?". Retrieved June 26, 2019. that's not true [...] this is a training exercise to increase the quality in ways I never would have found otherwise [...] it's the biggest breakthrough I've had since the 5-day schedule in early 2014
  6. ^ Wurtz, Bill (June 11, 2019). "[...] keeping up with making the videos to go with the music is going to slow down the whole songwriting process, yes? [...]". Retrieved June 26, 2019. [...] ah but have you considered if you had the same passionate drive i do for videos
  7. ^ Wurtz, Bill (November 19, 2020). "On your wiki article it said you are learning blender what are your thoughts on blender 2.9". Retrieved November 30, 2020. like a hole in the head, do I need another catastrophic upgrade transition. I am using 2.8 and will be there for the next several years until I am ready to rip my life apart once more
  8. ^ Wurtz, Bill (November 13, 2020). "you say that you're working on learning to do 3D graphics, but there's a 3D spaceship and a 3D toaster in andthedaygoeson, and a 3D building-thing in might quit (as well as probably others). how is what you're doing now different from either of those?". Retrieved November 15, 2020. [...]all of my 2D software tools were discontinued or changed so much that they became unrecognizable to me. so this was a good excuse to migrate to a completely new system, with completely new methods. so far, this has either ruined my life or saved it. I will keep you updated.
  9. ^ a b Wurtz, Bill (August 18, 2019). "Why haven't you made a video for 5 months?". Retrieved June 21, 2020. [...]it occurred to me that now might actually be the finest time to go ahead and do what is known as the 'final cut transition', which long story short means I have to entirely abandon the primary video editing software I have used for the last 5 years. the reason for that is because it was discontinued in 2011. [...] I always used to say, 'there's never a good time to re-learn everything I know'[...]
  10. ^ Wurtz, Bill (June 14, 2016). "is there a genre of music you don't feel confident you could actually pull off [...], or do you think you could tackle pretty much anything?". Retrieved August 3, 2019. i don't respect genre names [...]
  11. ^ Wurtz, Bill (December 2, 2018). "do you think music genres help or hinder the art of music?". Retrieved September 9, 2020. they are a fun and useful source of hopeless confusion and ambiguity
  12. ^ Wurtz, Bill (January 21, 2019). "Would you consider your style to be a sub-genre of or a derivative of jazz?". Retrieved September 17, 2020. no
  13. ^ Wurtz, Bill (February 15, 2021). "[...]Did people in your life have an influence on you developing this skill?". Retrieved February 16, 2021. i was able to hear a lot of music on records[...]and I will confess I also had access to a piano/keyboard instrument, and a drum set.[...] Having an extremely early start, it was pretty natural to find me in many many personal and professional music relationships with peers (well at first it was usually people much older than me because I was so young to start)
  14. ^ Wurtz, Bill (December 24, 2018). "any examples/moments of 5/4 time signature in any of your released songs?". Retrieved September 9, 2020. the main lines of movie star, i consider to be alternating 4/4+5/4
  15. ^ Wurtz, Bill (March 13, 2019). "do you use garageband? [...]". Retrieved September 12, 2020. i used it during 2009 and 2010 only
  16. ^ Wurtz, Bill (April 18, 2016). "Why not take requests for Patrons that pay more than $25? It is a custom song for those who want it, and it pays for the electricity". Retrieved March 12, 2019. one of the most important things i aim to do is go my own way, and deliver things that challenge and defy the expectations. if that is not what you are interested in, then you should not be supporting me
  17. ^ Wurtz, Bill (October 17, 2018). "i'm not sure if you're a perfectionist or a bit anything goes. which is it?". Retrieved June 26, 2019. i have a deeply rooted and incapacitating perfection problem, and in the process of overcoming it i have been forced to become an expert on carelessness. [...]
  18. ^ Wurtz, Bill (January 2, 2018). "Will you upgrade to final cut 10?". Retrieved August 19, 2019. i wouldn't consider that an upgrade, that would be more like switching to something entirely new. but i am still probably going to do it
  19. ^ Wurtz, Bill (November 19, 2020). "On your wiki article it said you are learning blender what are your thoughts on blender 2.9". Retrieved November 30, 2020. like a hole in the head, do i need another catastrophic upgrade transition. i am using 2.8 and will be there for the next several years until i am ready to rip my life apart once more
  20. ^ a b Wurtz, Bill (May 18, 2019). "how come the music video page isn't being worked on and updated anymore". Retrieved May 8, 2021. i merged that page into the videos page years ago. the music videos page is no longer supposed to be part of the website, although it may still exist in an isolated void somewhere, unchanged since it was last in use
  21. ^ a b Wurtz, Bill (May 3, 2021). "why did you remove the "music videos" page on this website?". Retrieved May 8, 2021. as more and more of my videos featured music in them, the distinction became unclear. and it became pointless to exclude those videos from the videos page
  22. ^ Wurtz, Bill (January 17, 2017). "why did you opt for your own question page (your own domain) rather than a site like ??". Retrieved July 24, 2020. the reason I thought was good was because you don't have to sign-up just to ask a question. so I used, and it worked great. but then about a year later, someone finally told me that that's not true, you actually do have to sign up to ask a question. so I made my own. and as with most things on the site, i like this much better because i can make it exactly how i want and there's no ads
  23. ^ Wurtz, Bill (May 10, 2015). "where has the fun gone (at bottom of page)". i will check
  24. ^ Wurtz, Bill (June 30, 2019). "do you answer these questions as they come or is there enough that you have to divide them into answerable chunks?". Retrieved July 19, 2019. usually 1 answer session per day
  25. ^ Wurtz, Bill (October 9, 2018). "how the heck are you so gosh darn wacky". Retrieved September 5, 2019. i'm just trying to be reasonable
  26. ^ Wurtz, Bill (March 14, 2019). "have you been recording 'reality' material and are therefore three years behind?". Retrieved August 17, 2019. it's been a part of my life for at least 8 years. none of it was ever edited/produced until 2016 when I took 3 months off of all other content to only produce reality content 2010–2016. since then, I have never been able to find a way to produce it in any sizeable quantity without it taking away devastating amounts of time from the production of other content (videos/songs, etc). in addition, I wouldn't want the production to be fully up to date, because one of the things that make the reality section more compelling is that it is edited years later when I know how the story will turn out. so I can make much stronger use of foreshadowing that way
  27. ^ Wurtz, Bill (August 22, 2019). "Are you ever going to do more reality videos?". Retrieved August 23, 2019. 1000s more
  28. ^ Wurtz, Bill (April 7, 2019). "what made you want to start doing the audio journal reality things?". Retrieved August 17, 2019. as a way of coaxing myself into success at a mountain-movingly hard project. in other words, if I do succeed in moving a mountain, the first-hand documentary materials should surely be of very high value. [...]
  29. ^ Wurtz, Bill (March 11, 2019). "YOOOO that scary pockets arrangement was fuckin fire!!!!! ... do you know which genius was responsible for it (the arrangement not the tour)?". Retrieved August 23, 2020. the arrangement happened amongst the group within a very short time frame (about 45 minutes for the arrangement and recording)...
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