“Going outside is highly overrated" so join us as we nerd out on Ernest Cline's Ready Player One! We dive into the novel's expansive world of 1970s and 80s pop culture, explore why it makes us nostalgic, and debate if the story is more than just a mashup of nerdy references. It's a street fight between Ready Player One's Wade "Parzival" Watts VS. Scott Pilgrim in the INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER and we get all the feels with our top 5 nostalgia media.
0:00 - 33:39: Ready Player One.
33:40 - 45:44: INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER - Wade "Parzival" Watts VS. Scott Pilgrim.
45:45 - 1:07:35: Top 5 Nostalgia Media.
- Why vintage video games make us nostalgic
- Conan O'Brien plays Atari 2600 classics on Clueless Gamer
- Why The Big Bang Theory isn't real nerd culture
- How video game avatars change your behavior
- Josué Cardona of the Geek Therapy podcast and Kelli Dunlap on video game stigma
Top 5 Nostalgia Media
- Freaks and Geeks
- Wreak it Ralph
- Dazed and Confused
- MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator)
- That 70s Show
- The Wonder Years
- New Super Mario Brothers (Nintendo DS)
- Smashing Pumpkins – "Tonight Tonight" music video
- Toy Story 3
- Midnight in Paris