Eric and Dork Shelf writer Peter Counter geek out over Hannibal and try to make peace with the show’s impending demise. They also talk about about some video games, including Game of the Year contenders Rocket League and Invisible Inc. They conclude with a discussion of Tembo the Badass Elephant, Sonic the Hedgehog, and the pitfalls of misremembered nostalgia.
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- 0:00 – Intro – “I Am a God” by Kanye West
- :30 – The genius and the ego of Kanye West
- 2:00 – Hannibal, the books vs. the show
- 7:00 – Being Hannibal Lecter
- 18:45 – Does Hannibal get renewed?
- 23:15 – Invisible Inc.
- 28:30 – Rocket League is one of the best damn games of the year
- 33:40 – Tembo the Badass Elephant does Sonic better than Sonic
- 41:00 – What do people want from retro games?
- 50:34 – Outro – “I Am a God” by Kanye West