Episode 52: Gestures And Wiggling

Alex and Tom go from the obscure to the enormous this episode! We’ve got JewClock’s HANUKA SPECIAL bringing some holiday sentimentality, followed by the unstoppable force of CHARLIE THE UNICORN. Plus, your emails bring Japanese commentary and an experimental strain of mustard!

Listener Prompt: Time for some nice stories! In honour of the holiday season: email in and tell us THE BEST GIFT YOU’VE EVER GIVEN SOMEONE!

HANUKA SPECIAL – [LINK][YouTube]

CHARLIE THE UNICORN – [LINK][YouTube]

Flash end-of-life thread – [LINK]

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Episode 51: Soy Sauce Fish Blimp

In this XXL episode, Alex and Tom travel to Moscow for SUPER MARIO & THREE RUSSIAN BOGATURS, Osaka for FIGHT! KIKKOMAN, and the 2004 music scene for PUNK-O-MATIC. Also featuring Nickelodeon, alien remixes, crab trauma and your emails!

Listener Prompt: Make up a FOOD-THEMED SUPERHERO/VILLAIN to match wits with Kikkoman! Email in and flex those creative muscles!

SUPER MARIO & THREE RUSSIAN BOGATURS (Три Богатыря и Супер Марио) – [YouTube]

FIGHT! KIKKOMAN – [LINK][YouTube]
FIGHT! KIKKOMAN (Rock cover) – [YouTube]
Wiki page featuring original ASCII art – [LINK]

*Volume Warning* PUNK-O-MATIC – [LINK]

Natalie Lawhead, ‘A short history of Flash & the forgotten Flash Website movement (when websites were “the new emerging artform”‘ – [LINK]

Jason Scott, ‘Flash Animations Live Forever At The Internet Archive’ – [LINK]

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Episode 50: Somebody Set Up Us The Bomb

Hello from 20 years in the future! To celebrate this milestone, Tom and Alex have an episode dedicated to one of the first and greatest viral Internet sensations: ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US! Stick around for baffled news reporters and lovely comments and emails.

Listener Prompt: Email in and tell us what “classic” old media you’ve only just got round to experiencing! How does it hold up? How did it make you feel?

*cw: flashing lights* ALL YOR BASE R BLONG 2 US – [LINK][YouTube]
TIME “Trend Watch” – [LINK]
FOX News Chicago report – [YouTube]

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Episode 49: 60fps Snagglepuss

Tom and Alex are back with a musical extravaganza! Three powerful and influential music videos: SHII’S SONG brings us deep emotions, LONGCAT’S SONG brings us a Japanese man’s enigmatic pleasure, and STAMP ON THE GROUND gets us partying like it’s 2009! Plus, your emails, and Tom gets the giggles.

SCALE OF THE UNIVERSE – [LINK]
Creator video – [YouTube] – Original POWERS OF TEN short film – [YouTube]

SHII’S SONG – [LINK][YouTube]

*cw: flashing lights* LONGCAT’S SONG – [LINK][YouTube]

STAMP ON THE GROUND – [LINK][YouTube]

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Episode 48: Royal Dick Sorcery

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After a long hell-hiatus, Alex and Tom are back with one of the most influential animations in history with REJECTED! Elsewhere, we get Dangeresque with some STRONG BAD EMAIL and take a short ride in FETTE’S VETTE. Also, Flash news, and your favourite historical oddballs! It’s a packed episode!

Listener Prompt: In honour of Dangeresque, email in and tell us about your favourite strange, terrible and wonderful action movies!

STRONG BAD EMAIL #80 – STUNT DOUBLE – [LINK][YouTube]
STRONG BAD EMAIL #106 – DANGERESQUE 3 – [LINK][YouTube]

FETT’S VETTE – [LINK] – [YouTube mirror not available]

*cw: cartoon violence/blood* REJECTED by DON HERTZFELDT – [YouTube]

 

ADORABLE fanart by Kth-77! – [LINK][LINK]

Jonas Richner, ‘How Flash Games shaped the video game industry’ – [LINK]
Natalie Lawhead on women in Flash history – [LINK]
Owata 2 announcement – [LINK]
Owata 2 translated playthrough – [LINK]

 

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