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NoRights Podcast: S3E13 - Talking with Doug Russell of the CrushCast Live!

NoRights Podcast: S3E13 – Talking with Doug Russell of the CrushCast Live!

This week Ben and Ian are joined by Doug Russell of the CrushCast. Harkening back to last week’s chat about the robofuture, Ian mentions news written by robots. This leads to a conversation about the next generation of blu ray and 4K. Going down the nostalgia rabbit hole they discuss the upcoming book, Slimed! An Oral History of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age.  This leads them to the question of what…

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Fave thing on my wall is this blank piece of paper. Everyone asks about it

Fave thing on my wall is this blank piece of paper. Everyone asks about it

NoRights Podcast: S3E12 - Talking the Robofuture Live!

NoRights Podcast: S3E12 – Talking the Robofuture Live!

This week Ben and Ian, inspired by Ian’s recent viewing of the new Robocop, discuss the philosophical concepts of robotics in the future. This leads to the question of if we’ll ever see a movie about the journey of a super villain, and whether it’s a good thing if characters are all good/all evil or if it’s better when they’re shades of grey.

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This week Ben and Ian discuss what to do when a project goes off the rails. This includes Ben telling us about the challenges he faced in his failed entry attempt for Stencyl Jam #14. But first there’s some trailer talk as they look at a number of new movies coming out.

First up is the CGI Peanuts 2015 teaser

Then there’s a nostalgic walk down memory lane with the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer

Followed up by some talk on The Giver

There’s also some quick talk about the new Godzilla

Disney’s Maleficent

And finally Guardians of the Galaxy and it’s awesome Rocket Raccoon

Ian also points us to some discussion about the new Hercules movie, Transformers: Age of Extinction, and X-Men: Days of Future Past. He then points us to Blender Guru’s podcast on stealing like an artist, referencing the book by Austin Kleon.

You may also notice this week Ian’s using a new audio setup.

Hardware

Audio-Technica AT2020 USB Condenser Microphone

Studio Microphone Pop Filter

Griffin Studio Microphone Scissor Arm

Software

VB-Audio Voicemeeter

VB-Audio Virtual Cable Driver

Virtual Audio Cable

Lastly, this week Ian brings us some trivia. Try them out yourself.

Film quiz: From Toy Story to Coraline, who voiced these animated characters?

The Disney, Warner Bros And Dreamworks Movies Quiz

Disney movie quiz: 25 quotes from animated favorites

NoRights Podcast: S3E10 – What To Do When Things Go Pear-Shaped Live! This week Ben and Ian discuss what to do when a project goes off the rails. This includes Ben telling us about the challenges he faced in his failed entry attempt for…

NoRights Podcast: S3E9 - Talking About Masking Live!

NoRights Podcast: S3E9 – Talking About Masking Live!

This week Ben and Ian discuss a full range of topics, from the theoretical implications of time travel and parallel dimensions, to photographing fractions of time, to thoughts on horror movies, to the ergonomics of vertical mice, to the Pomodoro Technique and the various timers for it,  to a thorough conversation on masking. There are many programs out there for masking. You can use Chroma Key…

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NoRights Podcast: S3E8 - Talking the Electromagnetic Spectrum Live!

NoRights Podcast: S3E8 – Talking the Electromagnetic Spectrum Live!

This week Ben tells us about his progress on making a game for Stencyl Jam #14. He also tells us about a documentary he helped fund, Stripped.

Then the conversation turns to discuss the troubled history behind the movie Kingdom of the Sun that became The Emperor’s New Groove and the documentary about it, The Sweatbox.

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NoRights Podcast: S3E6 - Talking Image Filetypes Live!

NoRights Podcast: S3E6 – Talking Image Filetypes Live!

This week Ben and Ian discuss a number of topics. Ian’s editing panoramas he’s photographed. He plans to sell them for people to use as assets in doing things, such environment rendering like in this piece by Mario Merino. Ben’s busy learning the ins and outs of Toon Boom Harmony. He also shares a short doc he’s caught online, Life After Pi, about the recent bankruptcy of Rhythm & Hues.

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The audacity of man: we heat up our frozen environment to make it comfortable then proceed to drink a cold beverage with ice

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