What do a talking car, a helpful fish, a suave fox, and a courageous little boy have in common? They each star in their own adventure game developed by Humongous Entertainment! Gather round and listen as Brian and Stephen relive the games of their childhood. Theme music is by Daryl Banner. Become a member on the Cultured, […]
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12 – The Story of Final Fantasy
For people of our age, Final Fantasy is one of the most well known game, but it is so much more than just a popular video game.
11 – Fantasy
We’re huge nerds, but today Stephen nerds out over his favorite genre of pretty much everything, fantasy [insert sparkle noise here]!
10 – SCP Foundation
There are things out there in this world that are simply unexplainable. Luckily for us, the strange anomalies secured by the SCP foundation are NOT REAL, but they are real stories created by creative people all around the world.
9 – Olympic Games
The Olympic Games is an athletic festival originally created by the ancient Greeks to celebrate their gods, but it disappeared for hundreds of years, but now it’s one of the world’s largest events. Theme music is by Daryl Banner. Become a member on the Cultured, But… Not Really Patreon page to get access to ad-free versions of this […]
8 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Anybody who lived through the 90s can tell you a thing or two when you say Buffy the Vampire Slayer. This television show has left a giant cultural footprint and paved the way for television of today.
7 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is some of the most iconic and recognizable music all around the world. Let’s listen to some music and discover where we may have heard some of Tchaikovsky’s most famous scores!
6 – Norse Mythology
While the religion of the of the Old Norse are no longer widely practiced, the stories of their gods and monsters still live on in our modern culture. The Norse myths have been the inspiration for a great many artistic endeavors, from Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen to Santa Monica Studio’s 2018 God of War. Let’s see just how imbedded these stories are in our daily lives.
5 – Roberta Williams
Video games are a staple to our modern culture. We certainly have many people to be thankful for that, but there’s one person in particular who we want to celebrate today, and that is game designer Roberta Williams.
4 – Eurovision Song Contest
Although the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest has already passed, we wanted to continue the fun by introducing it to our U.S. audience!