Tag: graphic novel

Episode 378: Goodbye, Chunk Rice

Recorded on August 12, 2018. Episode 378: Goodbye, Chunky Rice This here be the first ever “graphical novel book” by Craig Thompson. It was winnning a Harvey Award, no less. It documentates the once upon a time in our fishing village town and a short turtle lad name of Chunky, last name Rice. Mister Chunky …

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Episode 368: Genius

Recorded on March 1, 2018. Episode 368: Genius Ted Marx works hard at his career as a quantum physicist. But lately the demands of his job have begun to overwhelm him. Then Ted makes a startling discovery: his wife’s father once knew Einstein and claims that Einstein entrusted to him a final, devastating secret?a secret …

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Episode 366: Tetris – The Games People Play

Recorded on February 4, 2018. Episode 366: Tetris – The Games People Play It is, perhaps, the perfect video game. Simple yet addictive, Tetris delivers an irresistible, unending puzzle that has players hooked. Play it long enough and you’ll see those brightly colored geometric shapes everywhere. You’ll see them in your dreams. Alexey Pajitnov had …

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Episode 365: Black Blizzard

Recorded on January 21, 2018. Episode 365: Black Blizzard Susumu Yamaji, a twenty-four-year-old pianist, is arrested formurder and ends up handcuffed to a career criminal on the train that will take them to prison. An avalanche derails the train and the criminal takes the opportunity to escape, dragging a reluctant Susumu with him into the …

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Episode 363: Best Wishes

Recorded on December 21, 2017. Episode 363: Best Wishes When two strangers cast coins in a Central Park fountain, their dreams and desires become supernaturally intertwined. Cal wants fame and respect and Mary craves true love from her pro quarterback boyfriend, but destiny weaves a tangled fabric. Music by The Melvins and The Meat Puppets …

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