About the author

Name: Mike Egan

Location: New York City

Occupation: Video Editor


Video Editing: Adobe Premiere; Short-form social videos, vertical video, promos, commercial ad campaigns, brand films, short films, short and long-form documentaries.

VFX/Motion Graphics: Adobe After Effects, Photoshop; Chroma keying, motion tracking, rotoscoping, motion design.

Writing: Dream Avenue; Non-fiction and fictional video scripts, reviews, editorial, aggregation.

Photography: 35mm film on Olympus OM-1 and Jazz Jelly 207, largely w/ Lomography film; Digital on Canon 70D and iPhone 12 mini.

Web Design: Not much more than what you see on this website.

Languages: English (fluent), Japanese (beginner), German (high school was a long time ago).


Currently making

๐Ÿ“บ Eganworks on YouTube [hiatus]

๐Ÿ“ Blogging @ Dream Avenue

๐Ÿ”ด Streaming on Twitch

๐ŸŽง Loud Friends: A Podcast

๐Ÿ’ธ Work that keeps me alive

Currently playing

๐ŸŽฎ Filmechanism [Switch]

๐ŸŽฎ Hitman: Freelancer [PC]

๐ŸŽฎ Final Fantasy VII Remake INTERgrade [PC]

๐ŸŽฎ Motorsport Manager [PC]

๐ŸŽฎ Phantom Brigade [PC]

๐ŸŽฎ Sonic Frontiers [PC]

๐ŸŽฎ Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic [Switch]

๐ŸŽฎ SteamWorld Heist [3DS]

Currently watching

๐Ÿ“บ Adventure Time (rewatch x1000)

๐Ÿ“บ AGDQ 2023 Catch-up

๐Ÿ“บ Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Season 6)

Currently listening


๐ŸŽง A More Civilized Age

๐ŸŽง Comedy Bang Bang

๐ŸŽง Shift-F1

๐ŸŽง Threedom

๐ŸŽง Underunderstood

๐ŸŽง Waypoint Radio


๐ŸŽต 90.9FM WDCB Jazz & Blues - 'Chicago's Home for Jazz!'

๐ŸŽต The Apples in Stereo

๐ŸŽต Takako Mamiya

๐ŸŽต Talking Heads

๐ŸŽต They Might Be Giants

Currently reading

๐Ÿ“š A Profound Waste of Time Vol. 2 by APWOT

๐Ÿ“š [Lock-on] Vol. 1-4 by Lost in Cult

๐Ÿ“š The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin



Sonic the Hedgehog (All)

Super Mario World (SNES, 1991)

Donkey Kong Country (SNES, 1994)

Super Metroid (SNES, 1994)

Earthbound (SNES, 1995)

Star Wars: TIE Fighter (PC, 1998)

Final Fantasy VII (PSX, 1997)

Pokรฉmon Crystal (GBC, 2000)

Megaman Battle Network 2 (GBA, 2001)

Boktai (GBA, 2003-5)

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II (PC, 2004)

Star Wars: Battlefront II (PC, 2005)

Megaman ZX (DS, 2006)

Kirby Superstar Ultra (DS, 2008)

Mass Effect 2 (PC, 2010)

Civilization V (PC, 2010)

Spelunky (PC, 2012)

Mark of the Ninja (PC, 2012)

Dishonored (PC, 2012)

Pid (PC, 2012)

Picross 3D: Round 2 (3DS, 2015)

Yoshi's Woolly World (WiiU 2015, 3DS 2017)

Quadrilateral Cowboy (PC, 2016)

No Man's Sky (PC, 2016)

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch, 2017)

Outer Wilds (PC, 2019)

Tangle Tower (iOS, 2019)

Kentucky Route Zero (Switch, 2020)

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut (PC/Switch, 2021)


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Amelie (2001)

Castle in the Sky (1986)

Star Wars (1977)

Stop Making Sense (1984)

Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993)

Chungking Express (1994)


Adventure Time (2010-2018)

Breaking Bad (2008-2013)

Cowboy Bebop (1998-1999)

Seinfeld (1989-1998)

The X-Files (1993-2002)

Twin Peaks (1990-1991, 2017)


The Suburbs - Arcade Fire (2010)

Odelay - Beck (1996)

Fastfall - Lifeformed (2012)

Brill Bruisers - The New Pornographers (2014)

Stop Making Sense - Talking Heads (1984)

Apollo 18 - They Might Be Giants (2013)

Band on the Run - Wings (1973)


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (2001)

Shades of Grey (2009)

That is All (2011)


๐Ÿฅš Cohost: Current social site of choice.

๐Ÿ“ Blog: My proper Wordpress blog, where I put effort into my posts.

๐Ÿ“บ YouTube: Shorts, video essays, and vlogs. I used to be very active here.

๐Ÿ”ด Twitch: Occasional streams of Sonic the Hedgehog and other games.

๐Ÿฆ Twitter: If we must.

๐Ÿ˜ Mastodon: I mean I guess?

๐ŸŽฎ Backloggd: Logging and sometimes reviewing the games I play.

๐Ÿฟ Letterboxd: Logging and sometimes reviewing the movies I watch.

๐Ÿ’พ Neocities: My profile on this website's host, Neocities!

๐Ÿ’ผ Portfolio: Freelance video editing and vfx work.