In which our heroes dive deep into the Dirtbag, receptacle of all Patron-submitted questions, on the hunt for “What is the ____ of video games?” format in particular.

Questions this week:

  1. Dirtbag Benjamin asks: What is your fine barrel-aged Kentucky bourbon of video games, your Mad Dog 20/20 of video games, and your oversized lollipop of video games? (03:23)
  2. Dirtbag Eric Eaton asks: What is the Bob Dylan of video games? (05:54)
  3. Dirtbag Timothy asks: What is the F For Fake of video games? (07:54)
  4. Dirtbag Anonymous asks: What is the Anna Karenina of video games? (09:47)
  5. Dirtbag Kiko B asks: What is the Sonic the Hedgehog the Movie of video games? (11:58)
  6. Dirtbag John H asks: What is the Shake Shack of video games? (12:26)
  7. Dirtbag Per Hasselstrom asks: What is the Satantango of video games? (16:38)
  8. Dirtbag Crumbling Zero asks: (19:01)
  9. Dirtbag Devils Blush asks: Who is the Carlo Rambaldi of video games? (21:35)
  10. Dirtbag Andy Douseman asks: What is the using a shaving brush and shaving soap instead of a electric razor or disposable razor with canned shaving cream of video games? (22:45)
  11. Dirtbag UG asks: What is the Neapolitan ice cream of video games? (26:41)
  12. Dirtbag Rainbow Battlekid asks: Who or what is the Michael Jordan of Baseball of video games? (27:20)
  13. Dirtbag Paul asks: What is the “Weird Al” Yankovic of video games? (29:41)

Patrons get to submit questions, but everybody gets to discuss this episode in the forums!


Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers and Brandon Sheffield. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.