Film Theory: Don't Look Away Don'ẗ̶̖́ Loo̶̹͑͜k Aẃ̸̗ạ̵̕ỹ̵͙ Look̵̪͊̈ Away (Local 58)

  • Published: 15 June 2019
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    A little while ago I was told to check out a mysterious YouTube channel called Local58. So, I did. What I found was a creepypasta like story told in fragmented pieces in using footage from a "local news station". Theorists, I am hooked! Today we are going to figure out what is going on in the creepy world of Local58!

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    Writer: Matthew Patrick and Stephanie Patrick
    Editors: BanditRants and Koen Verhagen
    Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
    Sound Editor: Yosi Berman
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  • sablelioness
    sablelioness  1 minutes back

    *tosses in her two cents*

    Much as I do get chills thinking about this series, and it's well put-together... I just don't buy that the "Contingency" video would have been made by Americans and simply rebroadcast.

    Here's the thing: the American mindset has always been about the ideal of freedom, and how they are willing to do whatever it takes to preserve it. It's something we gloat about and wave around like a twirling baton... It's part of what makes the "stereotypical American" so annoying. ^^;

    It would be more likely that a broadcast of this nature would instruct people where to find shelter and that now is the time for regular Americans to take up arms to defend themselves. Even if they are massively outnumbered, the possibility of even a handful of people surviving to carry on American ideals is still worth fighting for.

    That said - maybe the aliens took such a broadcast and rewrote it, after studying our other broadcasts for the last several years? After all, do you see any photographed humans in this announcement? Lack of human features to recognize and empathize with? The drawings are rather crude too.

    Also, rather curious that they went through the effort of making a cartoon at all. Yeah, it adds to the creep factor, but what do aliens understand about human children? Maybe that they like cartoons, but then why have a skeleton creature as the main character - instead of an animal, like they would have observed in other broadcasts?

    I dunno...

    Like I said, this is definitely a well done and creepy series, but I always had my doubts about that "Contingency" film being something actually made by the in-universe American government. *shrug*

    • FirecrackerTNT
      FirecrackerTNT  17 minutes back

      You did one of Local 58?! I love Local 58 I can't believe I missed this! Welp, I'm watching it now

      • -i hase a pancacke-
        -i hase a pancacke-  31 minutes back

        Omg its 12 am plz help

        • Sofiya Shipman
          Sofiya Shipman  54 minutes back


          • song wolf
            song wolf  1 hours back

            Right as the moon came into view at the beginning I heard knocking

            • Jason Camardelle
              Jason Camardelle  2 hours back

              If the Aliens are Coming..

              *We will actually help Area 51 defeat them.*

              • xshift1568
                xshift1568  3 hours back

                step 1: turn of your headlights step 2: ACTUALLY DO IT step 3: ur a genius

                • Blueberry Pie
                  Blueberry Pie  3 hours back

                  How about no

                  • CraftedGames
                    CraftedGames  3 hours back

                    Mat should do more creepy YouTube channel theories

                    • Aleesa Jordan
                      Aleesa Jordan  6 hours back

                      the car one freaked me the hell out not gonna lie

                      • Chrix And Gallade
                        Chrix And Gallade  6 hours back

                        And now shes puking in the bathroom

                        • Chrix And Gallade
                          Chrix And Gallade  6 hours back

                          My mom doesnt look the same and My brother and me

                          • Chrix And Gallade
                            Chrix And Gallade  6 hours back

                            Or Maybe the Moon wants revenge on Earth for not being apart of the Earth anymore and the Moon is a Living organisme

                            Or Maybe Those on the Moon Got overtaken by aliens

                            • Mariellle magic Thomas
                              Mariellle magic Thomas  7 hours back

                              Local58... Area 58 .....🤔👽

                            • Chrix And Gallade
                              Chrix And Gallade  7 hours back


                              • Aidan Joseph
                                Aidan Joseph  8 hours back

                                and remember the 3 f's.
                                front lawn,
                                face up,
                                feet together.

                                • TheRandomSoldierGuy
                                  TheRandomSoldierGuy  10 hours back

                                  If you want to go really in depth with local 58, then watch nexpos video

                                  • Guitarded
                                    Guitarded  14 hours back

                                    seems a bit on the nose for me. i don't get the comment section. lol

                                    • Khánh An Đinh
                                      Khánh An Đinh  15 hours back

                                      When your friend watch prank local 58
                                      Your friend: OH SHIT END OF THE WORLD *start jump and hold pant*
                                      Me: wot?

                                      • Jennifer D
                                        Jennifer D  17 hours back

                                        omg this is scary i love it !!!!

                                        • Nixgen JacoBallZ
                                          Nixgen JacoBallZ  19 hours back

                                          It's the aliens sending us a message to get in area 51👽🛸

                                          • Coffew Bean
                                            Coffew Bean  20 hours back

                                            I am starting to think matt is a sadist who enjoys scaring the crap outta fans.. TwT

                                            • Sebastian Gonzalez
                                              Sebastian Gonzalez  23 hours back

                                              Go to fastest route go to 456 pause at 457 quarter speed

                                              • DarynLuna
                                                DarynLuna  23 hours back

                                                hey matpat, this series is made by the same person who makes Broodhollow. and hte cartoon skeleton is in that too

                                                • Rōsu gacha
                                                  Rōsu gacha  1 days back

                                                  I’m so glad I’m British :)

                                                  • Ms.Queue
                                                    Ms.Queue  1 days back

                                                    Maybe the aliens are pissed because of all the garbage (oh, sorry: *lunar debris*) we left on the moon.

                                                    • Fully_Powered_ Awesome_Guy

                                                      Moon’s haunted

                                                      • Dashiell Roll
                                                        Dashiell Roll  1 days back

                                                        I’m to scared to watch it

                                                        • Pptat0 Animations
                                                          Pptat0 Animations  1 days back

                                                          You forgot to talk about candle cove oof

                                                          • Madeline Peyton
                                                            Madeline Peyton  1 days back


                                                            • Kate Stardream
                                                              Kate Stardream  1 days back

                                                              MatPat: *talks about the weather sirens*
                                                              Me: DON'T PLAY THE SOUND, I SWEAR IF Y-
                                                              MatPat: *plays the sound*
                                                              Me: AAAAAAAA

                                                              • matas juskevicius
                                                                matas juskevicius  1 days back

                                                                Also during the fastest route broadcast one. When the driver crashes, the GPS says "you have reached your destination" like something has approached the car. (Do they have trackers?)(also how was the dash cam footage recovered?)

                                                                • The T.U.M girl rocks Anya

                                                                  So I was think before I went ta bed dis was after I watched gravity falls and had watched all ya videos on it, and, something caught my mind, something was confussling meh, wut was Bill ciphers relationship wid his dimension? Dere aren’t many clues but da axolotl statement of “watched his own dimension burn ,misses home and can’t return “ and da “blames da arson for da fire” and da scene of “we’ll meet again don’t know where don’t know when o I know we’ll meet again some sunny day” he says to ford after dat , “u think those chains r tight , imagine wut is like in da second dimension , flat minds wid flat dreams I iliberated Ma dimension Stanford and I’m here to do it to urs” dat got meh wondering, “u think those chains are tight” and imagine wut is like in da second dimension “ and illberated my dimension ,even tho it says watched his own dimension burn , misses home but can’t return, so , MAY U PLS DO A VIDEO ON IT PLS? THANK U SO MUCH!

                                                                  • Scarlett Eev
                                                                    Scarlett Eev  1 days back

                                                                    Man I remember finding local 58 ages ago and now I find this.
                                                                    Thank you matpat.

                                                                    • Nhan Le
                                                                      Nhan Le  1 days back

                                                                      Man fuck this series

                                                                      • Leah Foertsch
                                                                        Leah Foertsch  1 days back

                                                                        Marble Hornets wasn't that scary, it was really interesting

                                                                        • Silent Serpent
                                                                          Silent Serpent  1 days back

                                                                          Figured it out. The aliens have the Mangekyō Sharingan and are casting the Infinite Tsukuyomi

                                                                          • Cosmic Carma
                                                                            Cosmic Carma  1 days back

                                                                            7:08 is where I quit. I’ve just got a stomach feeling that I don’t like and I’m scared to go

                                                                            • Chalgeryo
                                                                              Chalgeryo  2 days back

                                                                              10:15 "Stop Communism"

                                                                              • Camille
                                                                                Camille  2 days back

                                                                                Me: I won’t look at the moon ever again
                                                                                Also me: woahhh a blood moon!! *stares at it*

                                                                                • Zickey too2
                                                                                  Zickey too2  2 days back

                                                                                  I didnt watch the local 58 videos when he said because I knew they were going to scare the shit out of me. And I thought this was going to be a light video. Now I am scared shitless.

                                                                                  • PixelWavesAndIcegaming

                                                                                    option letters in capital

                                                                                    • Lily_Ems
                                                                                      Lily_Ems  2 days back

                                                                                      Didn’t matpat do something similar to this on game theory? I feel like there was an episode about Legends Of Zelda related to the moon. Either that or I’m just going crazy.

                                                                                      • tofu
                                                                                        tofu  2 days back

                                                                                        So, they just hijacked our satellite signals to make us kill ourselves cause they’re pissed?

                                                                                        • That One Guy Who knows where you live

                                                                                          I’m gonna look away

                                                                                          • RyRy 936
                                                                                            RyRy 936  2 days back

                                                                                            MatPat: **SAYS HORROR**
                                                                                            Me: HELL NAW IMMA JUST LISTEN TO THE VIDEO!

                                                                                            • Rage3theman
                                                                                              Rage3theman  2 days back

                                                                                              I'm Surprised he Did An ARG!

                                                                                              • Julius Boyyy noneya
                                                                                                Julius Boyyy noneya  2 days back

                                                                                                I never want to look at the moon ever again