Episode 48 – How Entertainment Influences Itself

Do you ever find yourself watching a movie, reading a book, or playing a game and thinking to yourself, “This has happened before”?  Of course, we all have?  But, this form of entertainment deja vu isn’t because you’ve decided to re-watch, re-read, or re-play.  Join us this week as we discuss the phenomenon of entertainment influencing itself, for better or for worse.  From classic literature to classless television, it seems there are no bounds.  Dust off that tome of Shakespeare, spike up that blow-out, and whatever you, don’t feed the Honey Boo Boo as you settle in for a certified original episode of Monkey in the Cage!

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The Walking Dead Escape or “How I Saved Humanity”

Well, it’s Monday.  If you are reading this article, it means that you are still alive, and you should probably be thanking me.  With the close of San Diego International Comic-Con 2012 also comes the stopping of a serious viral zombie outbreak in the greater San Diego region.  Despite all the fan fare, comics, cosplay, and celebrities that abound every summer at the San Diego convention center, hands down the biggest and best attraction was AMC’s The Walking Dead Escape, conducted at PetCo Park.  It’s likely you’ve already heard all about it, but I’m here to give you my “survivor” experience… because I saved your life (true story).

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