Duck Soup + Indie Game

Duck Soup + Indie Game
Podcast: Double Feature
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The four Marx brothers. The difference HD actually makes. The iconography of Groucho Marx. Where did the musical comedy go? The modern comed...

Posted March 7, 2013
Hosted by Eric Thirteen & Michael Koester
Tags:All PodcastsYear 5

Episode Notes

The four Marx brothers. The difference HD actually makes. The iconography of Groucho Marx. Where did the musical comedy go? The modern comedy troupe. The infamous face. Playing off Groucho. The influence of Duck Soup on comedy. Moments paid tribute to countless times. Why fixate on war? Indie Game: The Movie and digital distribution. The gaming economy. What’s exciting about small teams. Distinct art styles foster buzz and name recognition. The C Word. Sincere emotional connection to pixel art. Multiple roles you wouldn’t expect one individual to carry. Art in a vacuum, revisited. Great films aren’t the same as Favorite Films. The anxiety and stress that goes with small team development. The greatest feeling imaginable. Success and the inevitable return.

Additional Links

Braid
Castle Crashers
Fez
Super Meat Boy
Mass Effect
Fallout is a virus
And Call of Duty is shit

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Duck Soup

Duck Soup


Released: November 17, 1933
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Director: Leo McCarey
Writer: Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby
Starring: Groucho marx, Harpo Marx, Chico marx, Zeppo Marx

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Indie Game

Indie Game


Released: January 20, 2012
IMDB | Wikipedia

Director: Lisanne Pajot, James Swirsky
Writer: Lisanne Pajot, James Swirsky
Starring: Edmn McMillen, Tommy Refenes, Phil Fish, Jonathan Blow

A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.

 
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