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QUACKCAST 163 - Hip to be shark!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 22, 2014
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HippieVan, one of our wonderful news admins, made a newspost about the latest Archie comic sales tactic/plot device, killing off Archie, in the context of “Jumping The Shark”, and it was quite a popular topic of discussion. Jumping the Shark is the term we use for a TV Series (but it could be anything), that has reached a bit of a creative desert so the writers attempt a silly stun or the introduction of a new character or theme or something that breaks the narrative and the story dynamic, all in an attempt to re-energize the failing series. Sometimes it works, but often it's a sign that the thing is on its deathbed. And that's what Hippie joined us to talk about: Shark jumping! In the meantime, we find a shark of our own…

Topics and Show Notes:

Featured comic:
Capefall - http://theduckwebcomics.com/Capefall/

Jumping the Shark newspost:
- http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2014/apr/10/friday-newspost-when-comics-jump-the-shark/

Contributors:
Hippie “The Shark” Van - http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/user/HippieVan/

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Abt_Nihil at 4:52AM, April 24, 2014

Oh! I hadn't read it... but now that I did, my hat's off to you. That IS pretty awesome!

ozoneocean at 6:21PM, April 23, 2014

It's a "jumping the shark" parody of the famously derided miscarriage scene in Tim Buckley's Ctrl Alt Dlt comic. :)

Abt_Nihil at 7:07AM, April 23, 2014

Hmmmm... I have to admit, I didn't get it!

ozoneocean at 6:19PM, April 22, 2014

Thanks Lcoma! :) It took me a while to edit that together, glad someone got it! :D

Locoma at 2:28PM, April 22, 2014

hahahaha that's just awesome. And I love the comic posted here! XD


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