any channels that you kind folk and swine herders alike can recommend for a shy young girl?

to me, a good channel would be one that is both active and versatile in terms of what it offers - varying skill levels accommodated, with a mixture of exercise for technical proficiency, scales, soloing, etc

thoughts / opinions / racist tirades?
Ben Eller, Chris Zoupa, Rob Chapman(sometimes), Rick Graham, Martin Goulding, and for gear stuff,
Bruh? Brah? Breh? Bruae? Bruae.
Depends on your area of interest. Stefan Grossman's "Guitar Workshop" is a great source for mostly-acoustic stuff.... Blues, fingerstyle, early jazz, ragtime.
I use Justin guitar great teacher.he has a good web site and forums