episode 182 -- "The VR Youth"

Join Mike in the studio late at night, where he gets all paranoid playing scary VR games. Also, dive into an investigation of 1980s "body switch" movies.

 

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Detailed show notes: Encountered a drug deal while walking the dog; Fall has come to Birmingham; getting used to "Jingle Palette" cart program to mix in music as I talk; movie drug deals vs. real life drug deals; is Birmingham as great and on the upswing as everyone here says it is?; "Big" (1988) starring Tom Hanks, perceptions of this movie when I was a kid vs. watching it as an adult; "body switch" movies of the 1980s ("Like Father, Like Son", "Vice Versa", "All of Me"); got a greenscreen and rigged up some lights for video content; a venture into world of VR with the horror game "Alone"; getting freaked out playing VR; practical uses for VR as it moves out of its youth; Remembering Arnold Palmer, PGA pro, who passed away last week, and the Hertz commercials he did with OJ Simpson -- also that time he locked eyes with my mom in 1984; "Seinfeld" episode "The Jacket" based on author Richard Yates, who taught at my college alma mater in Alabama; drinking the last bit of my favorite sweet tea that exists in Birmingham -- is doing a podcast a "tea worthy" occassion", and; more...  

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Music for tonight’s episode: "Something" by Kai Engel; "Call for Surrender", "Dance Rocket", "Descent of the Goober Monster" by Jesse Spillane; "City in Ruins" by Mescares; "These Fair Hands", "True Hearts" by Nick Jaina. All music is Creative Commons License: Attribution, Share-Alike.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share-Alike US License. Attribution by Mike Boody. Released October 2016 on The Midnight Citizen and The Overnightscape Underground.