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66. There's No One Way To Suck Glass

66. There's No One Way To Suck Glass

Update: 2021-01-25
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  • The fine art of professional wrestling

  • Stealing the declaration of independence to save Nicolas Cage's life

  • Atari 2600 Adventure's effectiveness as a port of Crowther and Woods Adventure

  • Larry asks "That one time Taco Bell promised every American a free taco if the Mir space station hit a taco target in the indian Ocean but it missed by an entire hemisphere."

  • Non-violent communication

  • The threshold between an object/entity being large, and SO large that your brain can no longer process it effectively and you're no longer impressed

  • Sucking a glass onto your face



Microtopics:




  • Still the raddest place to play web games.

  • An Airport For Aliens Currently Run By Dogs.

  • Interacting with dogs in a whole new way.

  • Being clean and dirty at the same time.

  • Dog synergies.

  • The legal standing of a game downloading a random guitar tab from the internet to make a dog play guitar.

  • A scope creep game that ships.

  • Whether professional wrestling is trashy.

  • Audience-reactive improv theater performed by professional stunt men.

  • Pro wrestling jargon creeping into your

  • A work for marks who are smart marks and don't know when they're being worked or if they're not.

  • Stealing vocabulary from Victorian urchins.

  • Whether women's wrestling is still about macho posturing.

  • Meme warfare thought devices.

  • Muscled theatrical performers doing their dangedest

  • Whether GDC is ever going to happen again.

  • Whether GDC will be the same without Simon Carless.

  • Whether Lost Levels can exist without GDC bringing everyone physically together and secretly reserving the physical venue.

  • Every D-level game dev celebrity entering an arena and only one D-level game dev celebrity leaving.

  • A contract sealed in blood that is a matter of public record.

  • Having an hour and 45 minutes to save Nicholas Cage's life by stealing the Declaration of Independence.

  • Finding out that Nicholas Cage was injured in a bear fighting accident and realizing that now's your time to shine.

  • Finding out that isnicholascagenexttoabear.com isn't based on geolocation technology, it just scrapes TMZ for headlines that contain both "cage" and "bear."

  • Why we still have to steal the Declaration of Independence if everyone is aware of the Nicholas Cage situation.

  • Conspicuously walking down the street with the Declaration of Independence rolled up under your arm like a newspaper so that an urchin can snatch it away from you and you can pretend to be incensed.

  • Finding out what Habeas Corpus means.

  • Atari 2600 Adventure vs. Crowther and Woods Adventure.

  • Adapting a text adventure to computer system that can't render text.

  • Making a game where you explore until you find an ending in a context where all anyone's ever seen is games where you play for a high score.

  • Remakes changing the meaning of the original.

  • Inventing a 4D game platform to port Demon's Souls to.

  • Hitting a taco target in the Indian ocean.

  • Whether 40'x40' is a big taco or a small target for a space station.

  • All of America having a taco-in-the-streets party.

  • Dipping your girlfriend and smooching her as taco cheese falls from the sky.

  • Mir falling from the sky every day being a small price to pay to solve world hunger.

  • Taco Bell beginning to sweat as they realize the revolution is about to start.

  • Alternate history fiction where the branch point is that Taco Bell gave every American a free taco after Mir hit their taco target.

  • Non-Violent Communication.

  • Communicating your lived experience backed with justification and couched in empathy.

  • Instead of saying "you're annoying me," saying "I am annoyed because of you."

  • The HALT principle.

  • Big things making your brain go "ooh!"

  • Being terrified of the scale of Jupiter but the sun being like "meh"

  • Being terrified by an enormous mammoth but less terrified of the Earth when the Earth is bigger and closer than the mammoth.

  • Being unable to process the scale of a large city but eventually becoming desensitized to it.

  • Deciding whether to be impressed by something's size based on whether it's horizontal or vertical.

  • The relief and comfort of realizing that humans don't make any fricking sense.

  • Making New Year's Resolution of finally making sense of yourself and of the world.

  • Different goals emerging from the same root: hubris.

  • Not being able to form a seal on your face because you have a beard.

  • Normalizing shaving a hole in your beard sized and situated to suck a drinking glass onto your face.

  • Putting a drinking glass on your face in various configurations until one feels right.

  • A drinking glass size rooted in a human arrogance that you can appreciate but that you can't encourage.

  • Learning to suck a glass onto your face from the kid next to you at Applebee's.

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66. There's No One Way To Suck Glass

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