Nostalgia Is Hard to Resist
A sentimental longing for the past is seductive. The euphoria nostalgia brings is impossible to resist. Can something that feels so good be bad for you?
My friend, Phid McAwesome, and I discuss good and bad nostalgia in media, games and more…
Download the episode here or listen directly below on Libsyn or YouTube.
— High Score, the Netflix docuseries on the history of classic video games
— Mark Schaefer’s article on nostalgia marketing
— The character from Street Fighter II that I refer to as a “green monster” is called Blanka. Apologies to fight game fans and sensitive monsters everywhere
— goto.game, Phid’s day (and night-time) gig
— Phid’s food adventure Instagram account he runs with Charis, his partner