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#16 Why Is Mason Reese Crying?

March 18, 2015

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Show Notes

For Jonathan Goldstein, YouTube offers endless nostalgia, but he always finds himself returning to the same subject - a precocious child actor from the early 70’s named Mason Reese. And then a few months ago, new clips of Reese began popping up on YouTube. What's more, they appeared to be uploaded by Reese himself. Jonathan sets out to discover why - and why now, after 40 years.

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Further Reading:

Mason Reese's YouTube channel

A 1996 New York Times profile of Mason Reese.

The Kickstarter for Mason Reese's new comedy series, Life Interrupted.