Tune in next week and ask your burning Dungeons & Doritos questions! …And ask Jamela other questions about things that burn.
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Seriously though, we’d better get some steamy questions for Jamela.
NEW NERDY SHOW! We share stories from our in-game adventures in Destiny and take a stab at determining what kind of game it actually is. We also discuss Secret Cinema’s unprecedented interactive screening of Back to the Future.
Kenny Loggins on songwriting with Michael McDonald. -
Re-I Gotta Try Most times you write a song and you never know if anyone’s going to “get” it. When Mike and I wrote “Gotta Try” I thought it was the third best thing we’d written, just behind “This is It” and “What a fool…” We had high hopes. But we both missed the nerve, …
Check out this letter by Kenny Loggins about songwriting with Michael McDonald (in response to this analysis). I was especially charmed at the fact that Kenny at one point refers to Michael as “McD”.
I didn’t think it was possible. But Kenny Loggins just got even cooler.
NEW NERDY SHOW/ REAL CONGREGATION! We crossover for a listener-requested Microsode discussing Jeff Wayne’s 1978 Musical Version of The War of The Worlds
Marc and I discuss one of the weirdest best-selling records of all time, and a pivotal piece of Nerd Music history.
Ryo Ohshita (1982)
Brandon got drunk on gin and reviewed Disney’s The Aristocats:
READ IT HERE
'A man with no trace of the feminine in him, with no duality at all, is a man without tenderness, sympathy, gentleness, kindness, responsiveness. He is brute-mean, a hammer, a fist. McGee, what is a woman with no trace of the masculine in her makeup?'
'Mmm. Merciless in a different way?'
'You show promise McGee. The empathy of kindness is a result of the duality, not of the feminine trace.' — John D. MacDonald on the balance of gender. Bright Orange For the Shroud (1965)
A powerful outfit. I don’t know that it’s me, but I’m all about it.