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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Nov 5, 2020

This is the second part of our video games discussion from ep25.

Topics discussed include:

Are video games entertainment or art?
Video games
What is art?
What is entertainment?
Commercial art vs. fine art
Artisan vs. artist
Duchamp and his readymades
Duchamp's "Étant donnés"
Waldorf dolls
Star Wars
THX 1138

Oct 15, 2020

Randall suggests that the main reason video game aesthetics are so compelling is because of the close coupling of cause and effect which hardly exists in real life. Chris and Randall go on to discuss many other aspects of video games that overlap with culture and society.

Topics discussed:

Tank battle
Dungeons &...