Essays & Espresso Podcast
Essays & Espresso Podcast #35: Does Authorial Intent Matter?

Essays & Espresso Podcast #35: Does Authorial Intent Matter?

July 25, 2021

Three analytical Youtubers pose themselves open essay questions about games, shows, movies and entertainment media in general.
The essay topic today: Does authorial intent matter?

2:25 - Silent Hill 2 - Boss Fight Books | 
11:38 - Nier Replicant | 
18:10 - Resident Evil 8 |
55:00 - Kaze and the Wild Masks | 
59:25 - Demon Slayer: Mugen Train | 
1:06:50 - Inception |
1:18:20 - Super Mario Bros. Z | 
1:29:45 - Essay Topic 

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Daniel Santos: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShintaiReviews
BoukenJima: https://www.youtube.com/c/boukenjima
AesirAesthetics: https://www.youtube.com/user/DumbDumbGames

Essays & Espresso Commentary Track - The Last Airbender

Essays & Espresso Commentary Track - The Last Airbender

July 4, 2021
Wow I'd rather watch The Legend of Korra!
 
We start the actual commentary for The Last Airbender at 1:43
 
If you don't know what to do: just grab your copy of the movie, press play when we tell you to to be synced up and "enjoy".
Essays & Espresso Podcast Special: Avatar: The Last Airbender (ft. Razbuten)

Essays & Espresso Podcast Special: Avatar: The Last Airbender (ft. Razbuten)

June 27, 2021

Three analytical Youtubers pose themselves open essay questions about games, shows, movies and entertainment media in general.

The essay question today: Nothing, we just talk about Avatar: The Last Airbender

Big thanks to our guest, Razbuten. Go find his channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/razbuten 

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Your hosts:
Daniel Santos: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShintaiReviews
BoukenJima: https://www.youtube.com/c/boukenjima
AesirAesthetics: https://www.youtube.com/user/DumbDumbGames

Essays & Espresso Podcast Special: E3 2021

Essays & Espresso Podcast Special: E3 2021

June 20, 2021

Three analytical Youtubers pose themselves open essay questions about games, shows, movies and entertainment media in general.

The essay question today: Nothing, we just talk about E3 2021!

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YouTube link to the episode: https://youtu.be/CwDUEOVlnkw

3:10 - Summer Game Fest
28:36 - Ubisoft (u be making me soft wit dis bad showcase, got em)
38:42 - Gearbox
40:38 - Microsoft (another "soft" pun)
51:09 - Square Enix (Couldn't square this one)
1:12:57 - Capcom (more like Capcome'on with this huh?)
1:18:27 - Nintendo

 

Thumbnail pic originally by @meatrodimus on Twitter.

 

Your hosts:
Daniel Santos: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShintaiReviews
BoukenJima: https://www.youtube.com/c/boukenjima
AesirAesthetics: https://www.youtube.com/user/DumbDumbGames

Essays & Espresso Podcast #34: Positive Media Developments

Essays & Espresso Podcast #34: Positive Media Developments

May 17, 2021

Please note: The audio on this one is a bit rough early on but it evens out eventually.

Three analytical Youtubers pose themselves open essay questions about games, shows, movies and entertainment media in general.
The essay topic today: What are some positive developments in media right now?

6:33 - Wrong Turn 4, 5, 6 and Remake | 
36:39 - Relic | 
49:54 - Neil Patrick Harris | 
53:00 - Golden Voice | 
57:06 - Unfollow | 
1:00:53 - Jonestown |
1:14:19 - Mank | 
1:20:54 - Invincible | 
1:24:15 - Sekiro | 
1:30:44 - Essay Topic | 

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BoukenJima: https://www.youtube.com/c/boukenjima
AesirAesthetics: https://www.youtube.com/user/DumbDumbGames

Essays & Espresso Podcast #33: Gameplay vs. Story?

Essays & Espresso Podcast #33: Gameplay vs. Story?

April 25, 2021

Three analytical Youtubers pose themselves open essay questions about games, shows, movies and entertainment media in general.
The essay topic today: Gameplay vs Story?

7:10 - Adios
15:59 - Ner Do Well
18:33 - I am Spock
21:46 - Final Fantasy 14 Online vs. World of Warcraft
42:53 - Jujutsu Kaisen
52:55 - Wrong Turn
59:55 - The Vigil
1:02:35 - Industry Giant 2
1:03:49 - Cities Skyline
1:05:58 - Titan A.E.
1:08:24 - Solar Opposites
1:11:42 - Ronald
1:28:04 - Essay Topic

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BoukenJima: https://www.youtube.com/c/boukenjima
AesirAesthetics: https://www.youtube.com/user/DumbDumbGames

Essays & Espresso Podcast #32: What Is Good World Design? feat. The Playing Field

Essays & Espresso Podcast #32: What Is Good World Design? feat. The Playing Field

April 11, 2021

Three analytical Youtubers pose themselves open essay questions about games, shows, movies and entertainment media in general.
The essay topic today: the big Breath of the Wild Throwdown!

06:48 - Ys IX sucks, help me Daniel
19:04 - Black Sails
30:21 - Mundaun
39:04 - Towards A New Architecture
50:51 - Tsukihime Anime
1:03:54 - Over The Top
1:09:08 - Sagebrush
1:17:05 - Essay Topic

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BoukenJima: https://www.youtube.com/c/boukenjima
AesirAesthetics: https://www.youtube.com/user/DumbDumbGames

Essays & Espresso #31: Breath of the Wild Throwdown

Essays & Espresso #31: Breath of the Wild Throwdown

March 30, 2021

Three analytical Youtubers pose themselves open essay questions about games, shows, movies and entertainment media in general.
The essay topic today: the big Breath of the Wild Throwdown!

01:47 = Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury
26:28 = Godzilla: King of monsters
36:28 = Doctor Strangleove
45:13 = Cats
48:19 = Samurai Cop
50:59 = Eraserhead
55:04 = Panzer Paladin
1:00:13 - Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula
1:12:59 - Essay Topic

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BoukenJima: https://www.youtube.com/c/boukenjima
AesirAesthetics: https://www.youtube.com/user/DumbDumbGames

Essays & Espresso #30: Is Brand Expansion Harmful?

Essays & Espresso #30: Is Brand Expansion Harmful?

March 12, 2021

Three analytical Youtubers pose themselves open essay questions about games, shows, movies and entertainment media in general.
The essay question today: Is Brand Expansion Harmful?

4:20 - Ollie's Farm
8:00 - What Lives Below
10:49 - Astalon: Tears of Earth
13:43 - Jigoku
17:34 - Gundam: War in the Pocket
22:20 - Escape Room
30:52 - Jigsaw
39:00 - Alien vs Predator 1 and 2
56:44 - Rashomon
1:03:30 - Keroblaster
1:06:45 - A Short Hike 
1:13:20 - The Messenger
1:16:39 - Essay Question

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BoukenJima: https://www.youtube.com/c/boukenjima
AesirAesthetics: https://www.youtube.com/user/DumbDumbGames

Essays & Espresso Podcast Special: Kara no Kyoukai

Essays & Espresso Podcast Special: Kara no Kyoukai

February 14, 2021

Three analytical Youtubers pose themselves open essay questions about games, shows, movies and entertainment media in general.

The essay question today: Nothing, we just talk about Kara no Kyoukai!

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Your hosts:
Daniel Santos: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShintaiReviews
BoukenJima: https://www.youtube.com/c/boukenjima
AesirAesthetics: https://www.youtube.com/user/DumbDumbGames

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