For the past few weeks, I have been researching something called #ElsaGate; a phenomena on YouTube, in which a number of researchers speculate is a complex web of fetish channels. What makes these fetish channels, different, is because they seem orientated, towards children. They also have millions and millions of views, often surpassing within days, anything near what most of the most successful YouTubers get, including PewDiePie.
The channels have a similar theme, with three key characters that appear in concert throughout a labyrinth of channels. The key characters are: Spiderman, The Joker and Elsa (from the Disney movie Frozen).
The common theme within these channels repeats and includes what some researchers described as a toilet or “water sports” fetish. This includes the main character Elsa, being involved in continuous scenes involving a bathroom and urination.
One common scene includes Elsa waiting to go to the bathroom, but in her dismay, Spiderman will not open the door. At this point Elsa, has no choice, but to urinate in the hallway. Other common themes involve, Spiderman urinating into a bathtub, which Elsa gets into.
You could say that this is a case of art imitating art - YouTubers repeating successful models, that gain lots of views; leading to something of an anomaly out of chaos. Which, to be fair, could be the case.
However, there is something else. As with all things, if you look closer at parts of ElsaGate, you see other patterns.
Take one YouTube channel, for example, focusing on cartoons, featuring Elsa in almost every video.
When you watch this channel, you think you are just watching more of the strange Elsagate videos, where babies are cutting off women’s bras, and Elsa is always being spanked or spanking someone. That is, until you watch beyond this cartoon network, and start to see a pattern in the labyrinth.
One such pattern, out of many, that repeats almost exactly across networks - is the scene of the father drinking beer, when the phone rings. Then the father leaves, and the children get the rogue beer and become drunk. At this point the bottle leaves their hands, and falls upon one of their heads (see video below).
( Backup copy of video: https://vid.me/dlyQ )
For days, I pondered why, this scene repeats, within different animations, from different channels. I could not work it out, but I came to one speculation - It would make sense to repeat the scene, over and over again, exact, if it was scripted psychological programming. Now, I know, you are probably thinking, about now, that I should remove my tin foil hat, but sit back and think about it for a moment: the scenes do not deviate from their architecture, even when re-animated. They involve a phone ringing - a useful device, to tell the viewer, to pay attention. They involve close ups, often of the beer bottles, with a wide “alert” halo around them. They all involve shock injury, something that would make a child remember.
There are of course, many other strange repeating scenes. A child being left behind and crying. Often with a plane. These repeat often.
A scene with a child being caught in an elevator.
And on and on, down and down, this rabbit hole goes, until you realise, you don’t have to watch the Twilight Zone anymore, you are living in it.
The repeating scenes of a bathtub of M&Ms and faeces I found the most strange.
But then food in general, seems within ElsaGate, to be found in the toilet. So maybe not that strange after all, at least within the ElsaGate narrative structure.
The only question is: what does it all mean. Well, to be honest, I have no idea. If we were to speculate, or at least entertain the idea of some kind of psychological programming, then if taken as a whole, you would have to consider the idea, that this would entail an outcome of societal dysmorphia, with a likely goal of societal division.
If it is not some kind of intentional programming, then it is an anomaly out of chaos. And we really have to wait and see, I guess, what the future holds, for the last of the summer wine regarding generation Z. It is the last letter on the alphabet after all.
ED / The Outer Light
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