Video Games

Gamewave Commercial Parody

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Terrific commercial parody from Jordan, Jesse and friends.

Some language may be NSFW. Depending on whether your workplace is vagina-friendly.

Jordan Morris on "The Indoor Kids"

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Our own Jordan Morris was the guest on last week's episode of Kumail Nanjiani's podcast for Gamers (with a capital "G"), "The Indoor Kids". If you want to know Jordan's top five fighting games, you can download it now from Nerdist or from the show's itunes page.

George Plimpton's Video Falconry

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Someone just posted this commercial they found for George Plimpton's Video Falconry over in the forum. Absolutely amazing. If someone could find and port the game, though... that would be truly spectacular. As alluded to by Judge John Hodgman in episode 22 of the show.

EDIT!

New Grounds have found and ported George Plimpton's Video Falconry! And there is much rejoicing!

Jordan Morris and Jim Festante on Motion Gaming

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I joined Jordan, our friend Jim and some other folks to try out all three motion gaming systems for Slate V. I enjoyed the river game where I jumped up and down a lot. The video was directed by past JJGo guest Emily Calderone.

Gamer Grub with Jordan on The Grid

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In case you've been living UNDER A ROCK, I've been hosting an IFC show called The Grid, and Jordan has been a regular contributor. Above, one of his great segments, on a very sad product called Gamer Grub.

Watch! Thursdays, 7:45 PM Eastern / 4:45 Pacific.

That's Gay - Video Games

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A delightful explication of every gay thing in every video game ever (there aren't that many).

via Jordan's Tumblr

Everything by Everyone

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Last summer, Nathan Kuruna interviewed me for his documentary Everything By Everyone. It's about internet media, and particularly Newgrounds, a website which hosts independent flash games. As you might guess, he didn't ask me about flash games - he asked me about the future of media, and particularly independent media. It was a pleasure and an honor to be included in the project... and now he's got a trailer! Note the appearance by internet luminary Kevin "Sprinkles" Pereira.

Podcast: The College Years: Outcasts

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The College Years is a look deep into the vaults of The Sound of Young America. Take a journey with us every week as we post a new program or two from our salad days.

In this lonely episode of The College Years, Jordan and Jesse are joined by author of Masters of Doom, David Kushner. Also, comedy from and interview with a Emily Plum of Anne Francisco & Her Cable Car Casualties. Also, Jim Real's Would You Rather and Running The Numbers.

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Five Years with the Master of Pac-Man

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If you saw the fascinating documentary "King of Kong" last year, you know about Billy Mitchell, the flamboyant, strange, charming, rude master of the classic arcades. That film
grew from an unpublished article written by MaxFunPal Joshuah Bearman, whose chronicled Mitchell's saga in exhaustive detail -- so exhaustive, in fact, that the article almost ended up not getting published. Bearman, you see, didn't want to cut it in half for GQ or Maxim or whatever. Last month, though, it finally ran in Harper's, and Josh has provided us with the full article on his LA Weekly blog. Follow the link, read the article, become a more awesome person.

Podcast: TSOYA Classic: The Movies

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We continue our journey into The Sound of Young America's vast audio archive with this program from The Sound of Young America Classics.

In this classic episode we speak to the creator of Adult Swim's animated series "Home Movies" Brendan Small, and the directors of "Twin Falls Idaho" and authors of "The Declaration Of Independent Filmmaking" Mark and Michael Polish. Also Peter Molyneux creator of the groundbreaking games "Populous" and "Black and White" stops by to talk to us about his game "The Movies".

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