Up all night with a Twitch millionaire | Curio

Up all night with a Twitch millionaire

21 mins | Dec 10, 2021

The loneliness and rage of the internet’s new rock stars. Meet Tyler Steinkamp, the 26-year-old millionaire streamer who dropped out of college to record himself playing video games 50 hours a week from his cramped living room. Drew Harwell gets an intimate “behind the scenes” look at the life of a streamer, discovering the punishing need to stay relevant, exhausting expectations of an unforgiving crowd and the isolation of cultivating a life online.

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