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Nathan also makes appearances in-character as Keith at gaming conventions such as PAX, E3, and SGC. He usually goofs around with his fans, pulls stunts, has awkward conversations with random people, and gets into bizarre hijinks. Perhaps not coincidentally, he has also been kicked out of many conventions. He has been referred to as "the ''Film/{{Borat}}'' of the gaming world".

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Nathan also makes records appearances in-character as Keith at gaming conventions such as PAX, E3, and SGC. He usually goofs around with his fans, pulls stunts, has awkward conversations with random people, and gets into bizarre hijinks. Perhaps not Not coincidentally, he has also been kicked out of many conventions. He has been referred to as "the ''Film/{{Borat}}'' of the gaming world".
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* ActorRoleConfusion: Not helped by Nathan making public appearances as Keith.

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* %%* ActorRoleConfusion: Not helped by Nathan making public appearances as Keith.



* AnimationBump: The "modern-day" videos such as conventions and the Dolph Ziggler videos are in noticeably higher quality than the "documentary" videos. Can be explained by Keith having better recording equipment in-universe.
* UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome: Never directly stated, but it seems very likely that Keith has Aspergers.
* BackFromTheDead: Keith is nearly killed during the Virtual Boy music video, but the Virtual Boy saves him.
* BaldOfAwesome: Nathan Barnatt is actually balding in real life, so naturally Keith is too.

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* AnimationBump: The "modern-day" videos such as conventions and the Dolph Ziggler videos are in noticeably higher quality than the "documentary" videos. Can be explained by Keith having better recording equipment in-universe.
* UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome: Never directly stated,
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BackFromTheDead: Keith is nearly killed during the Virtual Boy music video, but the Virtual Boy saves him.
* %%* BaldOfAwesome: Nathan Barnatt is actually balding in real life, so naturally Keith is too.



* UsefulNotes/ConsoleWars: Keith prefers [[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] to [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]].



* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: A rather funny one. During the [=VGAs=], Keith asks voice actress Creator/AliHillis for her address, and then she offhandedly mentions having a husband. After that, she pauses for a moment and looks at the camera, as if realizing what she just said.
* TheDitz: Keith to a T. His sister Kelly is smarter, but not by a whole lot.

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* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: A rather funny one. During the [=VGAs=], Keith asks voice actress Creator/AliHillis for her address, and then she offhandedly mentions having a husband. After that, she pauses for a moment and looks at the camera, as if realizing what she just said.
* %%* TheDitz: Keith to a T. His sister Kelly is smarter, but not by a whole lot.



* GeniusDitz: Not only is Keith naturally ''really'' good at video games (especially ''VideoGame/MetalSlug''), but he's actually a great dancer.

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* %%* GeniusDitz: Not only is Keith naturally ''really'' good at video games (especially ''VideoGame/MetalSlug''), but he's actually a great dancer.



* TheKlutz: A lot of gags in both normal and convention videos involve Keith crashing into things or falling. In fact, the Virtual Boy video consists entirely of him crashing into things while playing the Virtual Boy in public.8

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* TheKlutz: A lot of gags in both normal and convention videos involve Keith crashing into things or falling. In fact, the Virtual Boy video consists entirely of him crashing into things while playing the Virtual Boy in public.8



* ManChild: Keith, naturally. Just read the page quote.

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* %%* ManChild: Keith, naturally. Just read the page quote.quote: "Keith Apicary has the mind of a 14-year-old boy, and the body of your uncle."



* MissingEpisode: Sort of. The episode "Tetris" was deleted of the official channel, and lost. But it was available on Website/YouTube (Just with the handicap of have Spanish Subtitles on it).
* NakedPeopleAreFunny: "Keith Apicary's Victory Dance" consists of Keith dancing in various public places such as malls and plazas clad only in his briefs. Doubles as a SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} and a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome, since he somehow didn't get arrested.
* {{Nerdcore}}: The Neo Geo and Virtual Boy music videos.

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* MissingEpisode: Sort of. The episode "Tetris" was deleted of the official channel, and lost. But it was available on Website/YouTube (Just with the handicap of have Spanish Subtitles on it).
* NakedPeopleAreFunny: "Keith Apicary's Victory Dance" consists of Keith dancing in various public places such as malls and plazas clad only in his briefs. Doubles as a SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} and a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome, since he He somehow didn't get arrested.
* %%* {{Nerdcore}}: The Neo Geo and Virtual Boy music videos.



* PresentDayPast: The documentary takes place in the '90s, but that doesn't stop Keith from appearing in present-day conventions, acknowledging modern-day games during those occasions, and calling out Dolph Ziggler. HandWaved by Nathan Barnatt, who claims that the documentary Keith and convention/real Keith are separate.
* RuleOfFunny: Nathan Barnatt's policy is that he'll do anything as long as it results in a funny video.

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* PresentDayPast: The documentary takes place in the '90s, but that doesn't stop Keith from appearing in present-day conventions, acknowledging modern-day games during those occasions, and calling out Dolph Ziggler.Wrestling/DolphZiggler. HandWaved by Nathan Barnatt, who claims that the documentary Keith and convention/real Keith are separate.
* %%* RuleOfFunny: Nathan Barnatt's policy is that he'll do anything as long as it results in a funny video.



* ShirtlessScene: Keith as Marco Rossi in "Metal Slug: The Movie". Surprisingly, he's got some serious abs.

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* ShirtlessScene: Keith gets shirtless as Marco Rossi in "Metal Slug: "VideoGame/MetalSlug[=:=] The Movie". Surprisingly, he's got some serious abs.



* SmallNameBigEgo: Keith has his moments of this. In particular, he believes himself to be Rambo.
* SoUnfunnyItsFunny: Some of Keith's jokes.

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* %%* SmallNameBigEgo: Keith has his moments of this. In particular, he believes himself to be Rambo.
* %%* SoUnfunnyItsFunny: Some of Keith's jokes.



* StylisticSuck: In order to enhance the '90s feel, every so often there are VHS lines and distortions on the screen. And of course, there's the fact that the humour is usually ''extremely'' awkward.

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* StylisticSuck: In order to enhance the '90s feel, every so often there are VHS lines and distortions on the screen. And of course, there's the fact that the humour is usually ''extremely'' awkward. The "modern-day" videos such as conventions and the Dolph Ziggler videos are in noticeably higher quality than the "documentary" videos. Can be explained by Keith having better recording equipment in-universe.


A late '90s documentary about a 28-year-old gaming geek named Keith Apicary, shown primarily on Internet sites such as Website/ScrewAttack, [=GameTrailers=], and Website/YouTube. Keith is an archetypical loser: balding, socially awkward, a CasanovaWannabe, and not very bright. He's a huge fan of video games, particularly more obscure ones like {{Creator/SNK}}'s Neo Geo, various Creator/{{Sega}} consoles like the Genesis and Dreamcast, and Creator/{{Nintendo}}'s Virtual Boy. Many of the Talking Classics videos are interviews with keith, who talks about and gives reviews of the games or consoles in question. They're often interspersed with scenes seemingly of Keith's daily life, which is... interesting, to say the least. He frequently collaborates with other Internet personalities like Music/{{Brentalfloss}} and Fantomenk.

Keith also makes appearances at gaming conventions such as PAX, E3, and SGC, where he usually goofs around with his fans, pulls stunts, has awkward conversations with random people, and gets into bizarre hijinks. Perhaps not coincidentally, he has also been kicked out of many conventions. He has been referred to as "the ''Film/{{Borat}}'' of the gaming world".

In the current StoryArc, Keith has called out WWE wrestler Wrestling/DolphZiggler, claiming he needs an "attitude adjustment". Every so often, they respond to each other in video form. [[note]]For the record, Dolph is in on it. The whole series is a joke.[[/note]]

In actuality, the show's a {{Mockumentary}} produced in the late 2000s by actor and comedian Nathan Barnatt. Keith is just a character Nathan plays. The series can be watched either on [[http://www.screwattack.com/shows/partners/talking-classics Screw Attack]], [[http://www.gametrailers.com/game/talking-classics/14202 GameTrailers]] or [[https://www.youtube.com/nathanjbarnatt Nathan Barnatt's YouTube channel]]. The series' website can be found [[http://www.talkingclassics.webs.com here]].

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A ''Talking Classics'' is a {{mockumentary}}-style WebVideoSeries produced in the late '90s documentary about 2000s by actor and comedian Nathan Barnatt, who portrays the character Keith Apicary.

Keith Apicary is
a 28-year-old gaming geek named Keith Apicary, shown primarily on Internet sites such as Website/ScrewAttack, [=GameTrailers=], and Website/YouTube.who is starring in a late '90s web documentary. Keith is an archetypical loser: balding, socially awkward, a CasanovaWannabe, and not very bright. He's a huge fan of video games, particularly more obscure ones like {{Creator/SNK}}'s Neo Geo, various Creator/{{Sega}} consoles like the Genesis and Dreamcast, and Creator/{{Nintendo}}'s Virtual Boy. Many of the Talking Classics videos are interviews with keith, who Keith as he talks about and gives reviews of the these games or consoles in question. consoles. They're often interspersed with scenes seemingly of Keith's his daily life, which is... interesting, to say the least. He frequently collaborates with other Internet personalities like Music/{{Brentalfloss}} and Fantomenk.

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also makes appearances in-character as Keith at gaming conventions such as PAX, E3, and SGC, where he SGC. He usually goofs around with his fans, pulls stunts, has awkward conversations with random people, and gets into bizarre hijinks. Perhaps not coincidentally, he has also been kicked out of many conventions. He has been referred to as "the ''Film/{{Borat}}'' of the gaming world".

In the current StoryArc, Keith has called out WWE wrestler Wrestling/DolphZiggler, claiming he needs an "attitude adjustment". Every so often, they respond to each other in video form. [[note]]For the record, Dolph is in on it. The whole series is a joke.[[/note]]

In actuality, the show's a {{Mockumentary}} produced in the late 2000s by actor and comedian Nathan Barnatt. Keith is just a character Nathan plays.
The series can be watched either on [[http://www.screwattack.com/shows/partners/talking-classics Screw Attack]], [[http://www.gametrailers.com/game/talking-classics/14202 GameTrailers]] or [[https://www.youtube.com/nathanjbarnatt Nathan Barnatt's YouTube channel]]. The series' website can be found [[http://www.talkingclassics.webs.com here]].



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* NakedPeopleAreFunny: "Keith Apicary's Victory Dance" consists of Keith dancing in various public places such as malls and plazas clad only in his tighty whities. Doubles as a SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} and a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome, since he somehow didn't get arrested.

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* NakedPeopleAreFunny: "Keith Apicary's Victory Dance" consists of Keith dancing in various public places such as malls and plazas clad only in his tighty whities.briefs. Doubles as a SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} and a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome, since he somehow didn't get arrested.


* FanDisservice: We ''really'' needed to see Keith dance in his tighty-whiteys. Worse yet is his bare ass in part 2 of the E3 2010 video.

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* FanDisservice: We ''really'' needed to see Keith dance in his tighty-whiteys.tighty-whitey briefs. Worse yet is his bare ass in part 2 of the E3 2010 video.


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* MissingEpisode: Sort of. The episode "Tetris" was deleted of the official channel, and lost. But it was available on YouTube (Just with the handicap of have Spanish Subtitles on it).

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* MissingEpisode: Sort of. The episode "Tetris" was deleted of the official channel, and lost. But it was available on YouTube Website/YouTube (Just with the handicap of have Spanish Subtitles on it).


* TheKlutz: A lot of gags in both normal and convention videos involve Keith crashing into things or falling. In fact, the Virtual Boy video consists entirely of him crashing into things while playing the Virtual Boy in public.

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* TheKlutz: A lot of gags in both normal and convention videos involve Keith crashing into things or falling. In fact, the Virtual Boy video consists entirely of him crashing into things while playing the Virtual Boy in public.8


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* MissingEpisode: Sort of. The episode "Tetris" was deleted of the official channel, and lost. But it was available on YouTube (Just with the handicap of have Spanish Subtitles on it).


* FanDisservice: We ''really'' needed to see Keith dance in his tighty whities. Worse yet is his bare ass in part 2 of the E3 2010 video.

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* FanDisservice: We ''really'' needed to see Keith dance in his tighty whities.tighty-whiteys. Worse yet is his bare ass in part 2 of the E3 2010 video.


* UsefulNotes/ConsoleWars: Keith prefers [[SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] to [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]].

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* UsefulNotes/ConsoleWars: Keith prefers [[SonicTheHedgehog [[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] to [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]].


* NakedPeopleAreFunny: "Keith Apicary's Victory Dance" consists of Keith dancing in various public places such as malls and plazas clad only in his tighty whities. Doubles as a FunnyMoment and an AwesomeMoment, since he somehow didn't get arrested.

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* NakedPeopleAreFunny: "Keith Apicary's Victory Dance" consists of Keith dancing in various public places such as malls and plazas clad only in his tighty whities. Doubles as a FunnyMoment SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} and an AwesomeMoment, a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome, since he somehow didn't get arrested.


->''The New York Examiner wrote a story on me recently. They're like, "Keith Apicary has the mind of a 14-year-old boy, and the body of your uncle." But what they forgot to mention is that I've got the energy of the UltimateWarrior, the agility of [[Wrestling/ShawnMichaels the Heartbreak Kid]], and the durability of [[Wrestling/MickFoley Mankind!]]''

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->''The New York Examiner wrote a story on me recently. They're like, "Keith Apicary has the mind of a 14-year-old boy, and the body of your uncle." But what they forgot to mention is that I've got the energy of the UltimateWarrior, Wrestling/UltimateWarrior, the agility of [[Wrestling/ShawnMichaels the Heartbreak Kid]], and the durability of [[Wrestling/MickFoley Mankind!]]''


A late '90s documentary about a 28-year-old gaming geek named Keith Apicary, shown primarily on Internet sites such as Website/ScrewAttack, [=GameTrailers=], and Website/YouTube. Keith is an archetypical loser: balding, socially awkward, a CasanovaWannabe, and not very bright. He's a huge fan of video games, particularly more obscure ones like {{SNK}}'s Neo Geo, various Creator/{{Sega}} consoles like the Genesis and Dreamcast, and Creator/{{Nintendo}}'s Virtual Boy. Many of the Talking Classics videos are interviews with keith, who talks about and gives reviews of the games or consoles in question. They're often interspersed with scenes seemingly of Keith's daily life, which is... interesting, to say the least. He frequently collaborates with other Internet personalities like Music/{{Brentalfloss}} and Fantomenk.

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A late '90s documentary about a 28-year-old gaming geek named Keith Apicary, shown primarily on Internet sites such as Website/ScrewAttack, [=GameTrailers=], and Website/YouTube. Keith is an archetypical loser: balding, socially awkward, a CasanovaWannabe, and not very bright. He's a huge fan of video games, particularly more obscure ones like {{SNK}}'s {{Creator/SNK}}'s Neo Geo, various Creator/{{Sega}} consoles like the Genesis and Dreamcast, and Creator/{{Nintendo}}'s Virtual Boy. Many of the Talking Classics videos are interviews with keith, who talks about and gives reviews of the games or consoles in question. They're often interspersed with scenes seemingly of Keith's daily life, which is... interesting, to say the least. He frequently collaborates with other Internet personalities like Music/{{Brentalfloss}} and Fantomenk.


* UsefulNotes/ConsoleWars: Keith prefers [[SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] to [[SuperMarioBros Mario]].

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* UsefulNotes/ConsoleWars: Keith prefers [[SonicTheHedgehog Sonic]] to [[SuperMarioBros [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]].



* {{Sleepyhead}}: Certain videos involve Keith sleeping in various (public) places. In the Super Mario Land review, the entire premise is that Keith wants to visit New York (where Mario is from in certain adaptations) to see what the big fuss is about Mario. In the end, he sleeps through his plane ride (and landing), instead ending up in France. He never notices and thinks he's in New York the whole time.

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* {{Sleepyhead}}: Certain videos involve Keith sleeping in various (public) places. In the Super ''Super Mario Land Land'' review, the entire premise is that Keith wants to visit New York (where Mario is from in certain adaptations) to see what the big fuss is about Mario. In the end, he sleeps through his plane ride (and landing), instead ending up in France. He never notices and thinks he's in New York the whole time.


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* CasanovaWannabe
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}

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* %%* CasanovaWannabe
* %%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}



* GenkiGirl: Kelly.

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* %%* GenkiGirl: Kelly.



* LoserProtagonist

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* %%* LoserProtagonist



* {{Mockumentary}}

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* %%* {{Mockumentary}}



* NerdsAreVirgins
* NoSocialSkills
* OneOfUs: One of the driving factors behind his antics at the Spike Video Game Awards 2010 was to prove that many of the guests and people there weren't actual video game fans. Some of them (like Creator/AliHillis) really ''did'' turn out to be fans, though.

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* %%* NerdsAreVirgins
* NoSocialSkills
* OneOfUs: One of the driving factors behind his antics at the Spike Video Game Awards 2010 was to prove that many of the guests and people there weren't actual video game fans. Some of them (like Creator/AliHillis) really ''did'' turn out to be fans, though.
%%* NoSocialSkills


In the current StoryArc, Keith has called out WWE wrestler DolphZiggler, claiming he needs an "attitude adjustment". Every so often, they respond to each other in video form. [[note]]For the record, Dolph is in on it. The whole series is a joke.[[/note]]

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In the current StoryArc, Keith has called out WWE wrestler DolphZiggler, Wrestling/DolphZiggler, claiming he needs an "attitude adjustment". Every so often, they respond to each other in video form. [[note]]For the record, Dolph is in on it. The whole series is a joke.[[/note]]


->''The New York Examiner wrote a story on me recently. They're like, "Keith Apicary has the mind of a 14-year-old boy, and the body of your uncle." But what they forgot to mention is that I've got the energy of the UltimateWarrior, the agility of [[ShawnMichaels the Heartbreak Kid]], and the durability of [[Wrestling/MickFoley Mankind!]]''

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->''The New York Examiner wrote a story on me recently. They're like, "Keith Apicary has the mind of a 14-year-old boy, and the body of your uncle." But what they forgot to mention is that I've got the energy of the UltimateWarrior, the agility of [[ShawnMichaels [[Wrestling/ShawnMichaels the Heartbreak Kid]], and the durability of [[Wrestling/MickFoley Mankind!]]''

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