A Perfect Season

This week special guest host Roejen and I talk about Breakworld, Carrie Fisher, and Westworld. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE. Support the show on Patreon!

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Nintendo's Challenge

Today on the 5: An post over on Polygon highlighted Nintendo’s game library problem following up the Wii. If the console isn’t cutting edge, the games had better be.

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Building Better Worlds

Today on the 5: Jim Sterling recently opined that we have too many empty open world games. I'm playing two right now that represent both sides of that coin.

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Impact

Today on the 5: Last week marked 10 years since the debut of the iPhone. I think it made philosophy a part of our mobile world.

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Art Of Atari

Today on the 5: I picked up the new Art Of Atari art book. This is a truly spectacular overview of the artwork of that company.

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Poor Planning

This week we talk about Star Trek Beyond, Porter Rockwell, and Travel Man. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE.

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Ring Doorbell Review

Today on the 5: Over the holidays I picked up a Ring doorbell. My review of the popular video ringer.

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Superniche

Today on the 5: Razer debuted a bizarre three screen gaming laptop at CES. Would anyone really buy this?

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The Future Of CES

Today on the 5: CES was once again a show with very little new stuff except TVs. Can the show survive as it currently is?

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Ozone Late Night: Jean St. Jean (Part 2)

Tonight I'm talking Legion, The Witch, Kickstarter, and Bigfoot in part 2 of my conversation with sculptor Jean St. Jean of creaturereplica.com. Music for the show provided by OGRE.

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Cranial Explosions

This week it's an 80s film bonanza as we talk about Chopping Mall, Barbara Crampton, and The Vindicator. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE.

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Steamy Clutter

Today on the 5: Jim Sterling has talked for years about the junk that is beginning to swallow Steam, and I finally really saw it last week. 

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People Of Earth

Today on the 5: Over the holidays, my wife and I watched the entire first season of People Of Earth. It's a fun little series!

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Far Cry Primal

Today on the 5: During the Steam winter sale, I picked up Far Cry Primal. Here's what I think about the latest entry in the series.

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Ozone Late Night: Jean St. Jean (Part 1)

Tonight I'm talking music, sculpting, and cryptozoology in part 1 of my conversation with sculptor Jean St. Jean of creaturereplica.com. Music for the show provided by OGRE.

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Ya Fuckin' Sizeist!

This week we're talking Carrie Fisher, MoanaGunfighter's MoonAlien: Covenant, and Blade Runner 2049. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE.

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Disappointment

Today on the 5: I don't often get let down by art books, but the new edition of the Voynich Manuscript is terrible.

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Is News Real?

Today on the 5: Tyler Kokjohn wrote a blog post about fake news that got me thinking about the nature of news itself.

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Friday the 13th Beta Impressions

Today on the 5: As a backer of the upcoming Friday the 13th game, I had access to the beta last week. My initial impressions of the asymmetrical multiplayer title.

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Contrasting Approaches

Today on the 5: There are few better examples of completely opposite approaches to game design than playing MGS V and Just Cause 3 at the same time.

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Brutality Resurgent

This week we're talking Rogue One, Darth Vader, and Mad Max. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE.

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The Future Of Mac

Today on the 5: The firing of longtime managers and the vanishing of dedicated macOS team leaves the Mac in uncharted territory.

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Improving Venom

Today on the 5: In contrast to so many other comic characters, Marvel has really been excelling in making Venom better as time has gone on. 

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Resurrection Ethics

Today on the 5: The release of Rogue One has renewed the discussions around the digital resurrection of actors. For famous roles, i'm not sure there's much to discuss.

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Flash Point: Fire Rescue

Today on the 5: Amid the flurry of board game reviews I did a while back, I forgot to review Flash Point: Fire Rescue.

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Batman Needs His Pain

This week we're talking Breakworld, First Blood, Batman, Virtual Revolution, and Spider-Man: Homecoming and Westworld. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE.

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Fireflies Review (Part 4)

Today on the 5: This is the unplanned but final fourth part of my Fireflies review. In this part I talk about what Fireflies did right that most crowdfunded ventures don’t.

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Fireflies Review (Part 3)

Today on the 5: This is part 3 of my newly arrived Kickstarter backed Fireflies wireless bluetooth earbuds.

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Fireflies Review (Part 2)

Today on the 5: This is part 2 of my newly arrived Kickstarter backed Fireflies wireless bluetooth earbuds.

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Fireflies Review (Part 1)

Today on the 5: I recently received my Kickstarter backed Fireflies wireless bluetooth earbuds. This is part 1 of my review.

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Castro Won

This week we're talking the death of Castro, Breakworld, Mass Effect Andromeda, and Rez. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE.

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Ozone Late Night: Jean St. Jean & Roejen (Part 2)

Tonight is part 2 of a look back at DC and Marvel live action properties with sculptor Jean St. Jean & Roejen from Project Archivist. Music for the show provided by OGRE.

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Smartwatch Stagnation

Today on the 5: The demise of the Pebble is a very real indicator of where the smartwatch market s right now.

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The Human Factor

Today on the 5: Tyler Kokjohn recently wrote about applying software screening to Alzheimer's patients. I worry about a future where all of healthcare is pushed into software.

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The Grand Tour

Today on the 5: The former Top Gear hosts have a new show on Amazon called The Grand Tour. Is the magic still there?

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Jesi

This week we're talking Suicide Squad, The Untold History Of The United States and cyberpunk. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE.

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Ozone Late Night: Jean St. Jean & Roejen (Part 1)

Tonight is part 1 of a look back at DC and Marvel live action properties with sculptor Jean St. Jean & Roejen from Project Archivist. Music for the show provided by OGRE.

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The Death Of CNN

Today on the 5: CNN's acquisition of the social video app Beme feels like the last gasp of a dying company.

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The Update Potential

Today on the 5: Hello Games recently released a big update for No Man's Sky. This is one of the positive aspects of modern fluidly built games.

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Digital Oracle

Today on the 5: Tyler Kokjohn wrote a blog post about the potential predictive power of Facebook. What kind of future could this lead to?

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Rosie Perez, Hacker

This week we're talking whooping cough, First Blood, With The Old Breed, Overwatch, Mad Max, and Westworld. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE.

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The New TV

Today on the 5: An excellent article over on the Verge compares Netflix to Blockbuster. Are streaming video services destined to become just another form of television?

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Fake News

Today on the 5: Tyler Kokjohn sent over an article dissecting a fake news story and how it spread so quickly. If only the news item was the problem.

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Razer Ornata Chroma

Today on the 5: After hitting a breaking point with my Logitech wireless keyboard, I picked up the Razer Ornata Chroma. So far i's been working out pretty well! 

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The DNA Market

Today on the 5: Tyler Kokjohn sent along an article on bio-piracy that got me thinking about licensing in a designer DNA age.

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Exasperation Nation

This week we're talking the Electoral College, the Ghost In The Shell trailer, the Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets trailer, and Westworld. Music for the show provided by Reed Love and OGRE.

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Patient Practicality

Today on the 5: As if pre-ordering wasn't bad enough, now new games are presenting actual technical reasons against launch day purchases!

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Mad Max

Today on the 5: After finishing AC: Syndicate, I've gone back to the Mad Max video game. It's proving to be very entertaining!

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Creating Mystery

Today on the 5: Westworld has drawn concern from some that it may follow in the footsteps of shows like Lost or Twin Peaks.

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Defining 'Pro'

Today on the 5: Apple announced the refresh of the Macbook computers recently, and some are questioning the way they're using the term 'Pro'.

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