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EP39: Perfect Blue

Season 1, Ep. 39

In which Cass & Alex discuss Perfect Blue, directed by Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse.

Next month we will be discussing Memories, directed by Koji Morimoto, Tensai Okamura, and Katsuhiro Otomo and produced by Madhouse and Studio 4°C.


Discussed: "Excuse Me, Who Are You?: Performance, The Gaze, and the Female in the Works of Kon Satoshi", a threatening fax, how people used to use the internet, cow brand milk, "The Real History of 'Perfect Blue' and 'Requiem for a Dream'", "Satoshi Kon - Editing Space & Time", english translation of satoshi kon's last blog post, shot comparison between persona and perfect blue, big body big boy pizza, simulated coitus of the worst variety, abnormal mapping, insert credit, the history of philosophy without any gaps, citations needed, in our time, list of crimes involving a silicone mask


FINAL SCORES:

Walking Around 2/5

Fellowship 0/5

Deliciousness 1/5

Transcendence 5/5

Goofing 2/5

Amelioration 5/5

Coitus ?/5

Enthrallment 5/5

Jungianism: 4/5

Trains: 4/5


Alex's Book Recommendation: Frame Analysis by Erving Goffman

Cass's Book Recommendation: Off the Wall: Death in Yosemite by Michael P. Ghiglieri and Charles R. Farabee Jr.


Social:

Show Twitter: @animeisforjerks

Show Mastodon: @animeisforjerks@skeleton.cool

Show Email: animeisforjerks@gmail.com

Cass's Twitter: @prophet_goddess

Cass's Mastodon: @prophet_goddess@skeleton.cool

Alex's Twitter: @dunndunndunn

Alex's Mastodon: @catalina@selfy.army

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