14. Rollers has an official start date, hopefully LA doesn't fall into the ocean first // The Rollers Diaries Vol. 10
Nerd alert. We're talking anamorphic lenses, Super 16mm film stock and traveling back to ancient Rome, where we can't wait to create an empire-wide addiction to Flappy Bird. We also get into some movie and podcast recommendations and analyze a life done about 85% right.
Catch up on Rollers // Zay is setting some dates on the record: FEBRUARY 4, 2019
Editing Robots // Apparently they exist in some form… Too bad they suck.
A terrible overview of lenses
Thank you @RedCamera for the helpful information
How “super” film works // Short version is that they move the soundtrack and use more of the film stock for the image. Here’s the longer version.
Photo Emulsion paint!!!! //
“Momento Mori” / “Remember Death.”
The Belly of the Beast // This is the history of the “Brazen Bull.”
The Colosseum in Rome // It was actually built between 70 and 80 AD.
Going back in time with iPhones! //
Flappy Bird and the Mario iPhone Game
Jon says if he could find some metal he could charge up in iPhone in 70 AD.
Here’s a how-to video…for charging a phone without electricity.
New Movie Idea // Guy goes back in time, brings a disease, wipes out Rome at its peak.
"Preppers" // Here are the kind you should apparently avoid
A Conversation about Hiroshima and Nuclear Bombs
This man survived Hiroshima and Nagasaki // Tsutomu Yamaguchi
Hiroshima, by John Hersey - A first hand account of the blasts there
The Hiroshima Peace Museum that Jon visited
The Tzar Bomba (the largest explosion ever created). The bomb dropped over Hiroshima was yielded a blast of about 15 kilotons. The Tzar Bomb yielded a blast that was 500,000 kilotons, about 33 times larger.
32:00 // MAIL BAG
Ted Turner is building Westworld! // Check out his ranches… It’s insane.
Dan Hekman grew up by a Bison Farm
Everglades National Park // The most beautiful and terrifying place ever?
Adaptation // A film written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze // Watch the trailer
Jon and Zay Give some Podcast Recommendations
Serial Season 3 // Here’s the website
S-Town // One of the finest podcasts ever created
Serial Season 1 // It took place near Zay’s House in Baltimore
The Polybius Conspiracy (2017) // From Radiotopia
Donkey Kong // The video of the world record
Filmspotting // Easily one of the best podcasts on film. Period. Find them at filmspotting.net
Scuffed // A great soccer podcast you should check it out here
Existential question check in // Do you think you did, or are doing, your life “right?” Don’t forget to write in! And thanks to Archie for giving us a great honest answer. Hit us at firstname.lastname@example.org
54:00 // The inaugural episode of “Libertarian Ranting with Jon and Zay.”
The Greatest Sign Flipper Ever // How does he do it? Lots of wasted time…
Rosemary’s Baby //
Gimme Shelter (1970) // The documentary chronicles The famous concert at Altamont where the Hell’s Angels stabbed and killed a young black man.
Peter Biskind // Basically the official chronicler of Hollywood
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood (1999) // This book is amazing. READ IT.
Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film (2005) // This book is also incredible. If you’re interested in working in film, read them BOTH.
Credits and Personal Links:
A Mama Bear Studios Production // Mama Bear Studios’ Website
Produced and edited by: Isaiah Smallman
Executive Producer: Jon Schimpf
Opening music: "The Get Down," Produced by Summer Dregs
Outro music: Composed and Recorded by Tom Paulus and Max Belz
Cover Art by: Nate Giordano
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