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Frivolous Fandom: Movies, TV, Games & Pop Culture

Aug 31, 2020

In videogames, it can be extremely difficult to avoid resorting to cutscenes to tell the story. When games can find a way to communicate their story through gameplay, it creates a connection with the player in a way other mediums cannot. Final Fantasy VII may seem like an odd choice to highlight how creative gameplay...

Aug 27, 2020

This week Kevin did something a little special for everyone. "The Shocking Conspiracy Behind Shadow Moses" is a fictional book that you can access from the secret menu in Metal Gear Solid 2. It recounts the story of the first MGS in hilarious fashion, and is a must-read that was easily missed by most fans. Kev reads it...

Aug 26, 2020

Kevin and Curtis decide to have a little fun watching the Rick & Morty shorts that were released in between season 4 and 4.5. Check out our live commentary and reaction, and in case you haven't seen it yet, here's a helpful link:

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Aug 24, 2020

In this episode, we rediscover the prophetic plot behind Metal Gear Solid 2. This episode has the potential of changing your mind about how you remember this classic, and whether or not you'll find a new and deeper appreciation for it. Enjoy!

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Aug 20, 2020

In this episode, Curtis takes a look at the actor that plays one of the darkest villains in television. Giancarlos Esposito gives the perfect portrayal of the ruthless drug lord Gus Fring, but where did Giancarlo the actor come from? Grab your drink of choice, sit back, relax and enjoy!

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