28: Humans Grow and Adapt
Posted November 12, 2020
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Recorded October 24, 2020

The episode this week opens as Nate is grieving over the loss of his Synology and the hoops he is finding that he needs to jump through for it to come back to life. Since the main media today opens with a boy travelling to Tokyo looking for a job, Nate and Ryan decide to talk about a few of the jobs they’ve held down in the past. This includes everything from Web-development to working in a boiler room. After that glimpse into their past, Ryan brings up BioShock and what about it’s narrative choices made it a wonderful game. After all that, have a drink of a rather odd combo in Salt and Litchi Pepsi. For the main media this week, Ryan had Nate watch Weathering With You (also known as Tenki no Ko) a full length Animated film directed by Makoto Shinkai who also directed Your Name. In their discussion they talk about character likability, cameos, the benefits of watching movies in one sitting, the impact of decisions and what picnics would be like in a flooded city.

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Pick 2: Previous Jobs

  • Ryan: Barista
  • Nate: Web developer
  • Ryan: Boiler room
  • Nate: TIME Magazine

Pepsi: Japan Cola Salt and Litchi

Weathering With You

Theme by Michael AD
used with permission

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