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Episode 47 of the Cat Context podcast is now available!
I was on vacation this week, spending my time on a warm beach, so special guest Mangle joined Liore and Arolaide to talk about everything that has been going on for the last couple of weeks. One major thing that has happened? WildStar is getting real! Pre-order details came out! A launch date has been announced! And, yes, the NDA was finally lifted, allowing for a more detailed discussion of adventures in Nexus.
The crew talks about the world, the classes, and whether or not all bunny girls have to be able to model underwear. Are we pre-ordering? Are you? What about that rocket house? Also, what is a rocket house?
On a separate but related note, Blizzard is considering abandoning flying mounts in Warlords of Draenor. What does this mean? Is it just a longer trip from point A to point B, or does it have some hidden effect on map and gameplay design? Make your predictions before the episode starts on who comes down where. I sure did… (Mangle: “Seems cool but I feel bad for people who have flying mounts.” Aro: “Back in my day we didn’t have any flying mounts!” Liore: “I do not have a strong opinion.”)
Also, apparently toddlers love SWTOR! And instant-90s are upon us. Plus, Mangle forces some talk about mobile games!
To listen, head on over to the official episode page, hit us up on iTunes, or check out our YouTube channel! Please continue to send in ratings, comments, and questions. It’s great to hear from you, and we appreciate the feedback.
Also, earlier this week, Totally Legit Movies Episode 3 was released! We talk about why you should love the 2011 version of The Thing, and the black comedy Brick, featuring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
I think I can see the light at the end of the tunnel work-wise, so hopefully I will have a more “real” post coming soon!
In the meantime, please enjoy Episode 2 of Totally Legit Movies! Liore’s post has a bunch more thoughts on the mechanics of making a video cast, which are interesting if you are so inclined.
This week, Jess and Max talked about Lovely Molly – a demonic possession film that I would normally have no interest in. So far, they’ve succeeded in making me think, “Huh, that sounds pretty interesting! I’d even think about watch… OH WAIT NO.” Which, honestly, is pretty high praise! For the second half of the show, Jess and I discussed the surprisingly endearing zombie-based romantic comedy Warm Bodies. And, well, if “endearing zombie-based rom-com” doesn’t make you want to see it, I’m not sure what else will. Maybe the fact that it stars the kid from About a Boy? In either case, we liked it and hopefully so will you!
Please have a watch, and continue with the great feedback.
Towards the end of last year, Liore and I were chatting, and she mentioned that she was looking at potentially trying to do a video-based show where she got to talk about movies. I, of course, being the proper hanger-on, offered up my services as a contributor. I think I also suggested that we start naming these efforts in a way that would bring them all more neatly under the Totally Legit Publishing umbrella. Well, today, I am proud to announce that we have produced the first episode of Totally Legit Movies, which can be viewed either below or over at our YouTube channel.
We have decided to, for the moment, focus on underappreciated movies that deserve another viewing. In some cases, these will be classics (cult, or otherwise) that we have seen before. In other cases, we will work on filling in gaps in our own viewing history (I’ve never seen The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, or The Shining! Liore has never seen Toy Story!). And, in yet other episodes, we will try to expand our horizons into entire genres that we avoid for one reason or another – like horror, because it is scary.
I’m really grateful to Liore for letting me be a part of this. She has done a wonderful job editing the podcast, and I think this is a tremendous first-cut at video editing, too! She has been putting in a ton of hours on these things, and it totally shows through.
So, without further ado, I present the first episode of Totally Legit Movies, in which the slasher flick You’re Next (2013) and cult classic Tank Girl (1995) are discussed. Please take a look, let us know what you think, and leave a comment with your own underappreciated movie!