ANNCast Bricken the House
by Zac Bertschy & Justin Sevakis, Aug 28th 2009
ANNCast Episode 003 - Bricken the House
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In the first segment, Justin and I have a brief chat about Bluray, what's out on Bluray, and what a pain it is to master Bluray discs. That's all over about 5 minutes in and then Rob joins us to talk about the transition from fan to professional and the life-sapping journey it entails, and then we really get into some of the most hilarious licenses dumped on us by the R1 anime companies during the anime bubble earlier this decade. Then it's Q&A time! Which of our illustrious hosts hated Rosco's Chicken and Waffles? You'll have to listen to find out!
You can listen to the show on our player here, direct-download the MP3 version here, and we're finally available on iTunes here (just paste that URL into your iTunes player), or you can find us by searching for 'ANNCast' in the iTunes store. Also: if you like the show (or don't like the show, I guess) be sure to write us up a review over on iTunes! It'd be a big help!
NSFW Language Warning: thanks to the sailor's mouth on Bricken, this show has some more swearing than usual. Not a lot more, just more than usual. You'll learn to love it.
ANNCast Episode 003 Breakdown
00:00 ALL-NEW Disclaimer!
00:18 Host introductions
00:30 Devil May Cry on bluray
1:25 Justin's bluray authoring breakdown
2:50 Why is the stuff that's on bluray on bluray?
4:34 What's not on bluray that should be
6:05 Rob Bricken introduction
6:29 Why we're not talking about the death of anime magazines
6:54 The transition from fan to professional
11:26 Justin's journey through the tunnels of CPM
14:02 Justin's tips for not burning out
14:26 Zac is allergic to otaku in-joke shows
16:15 Rob's Fun Game: picking the one misbegotten R1 DVD license that sums up the failure of a company!
17:30 The Tragic Miscarriage of Papuwa
18:24 The Sad Voyage of the SS Heat Guy J
19:17 Geneon's big mistake
19:55 The amazing marketing campaign for Human Crossing
20:41 Self-quote self-indulgence
21:45 The Law of Ueki is broken
22:13 The Heartbreaking Life and Death of Dan Doh!!
24:45 A story from Rob about Geneon's marketing department
26:17 CPM's many failures, including Doggy Poo
27:46 Media Blasters avoids the pitfalls
28:43 Twitter Questions: A smart one about fading fandom, waiting for the bluray DVDs, webcomics, and chicken 'n waffles chat.
Have questions for the ANNCast crew? Tweet 'em to @ANNZac!
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