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QUACKCAST 524 - Empathy

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 30, 2021

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Empathy is like sympathy but you don't think about it. It's what happens when you see someone get hurt and you wince in pain watching them, it's when you see a really uncomfortable moment in a sitcom like The Office and you cringe, It's when you feel sad when the characters are sad about something.
Empathy is an important tool for audience immersion- if they're feeling that strongly for the characters then you've got them invested in your story!

Funny story… the topic of this Quackcast was inspired by us talking about the risks of “going commando” and the fact that it can happen to women as well as men. This led us to go looking for photographic and video proof, as you do… and what we saw gave us instant empathy for the poor unfortunate. Hence the Quackcast topic ;)

This week Gunwallace has given us the theme to PleaseRewind: Quiet threat, creepy, seeping, strumming, thrumbing, coming CLOSER, inside, peering around, waiting to begin. This is a quiet track filled with an undertone of urgency suggested by the constant quick rhythm and lonely guitar.

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Featured comic:
PleaseRewind -

Featured Music:
PleaseRewind - - by paneltastic, rated T.

Special thanks to:
Gunwallace -
Tantz Aerine -
Pitface -
Ozoneocean -
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Banes -

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Ozoneocean at 6:08AM, March 31, 2021

I always love an Owen Wilson movie :D

Ozoneocean at 6:08AM, March 31, 2021

Happy Easter!

Andreas_Helixfinger at 3:26AM, March 31, 2021

Great Quackast👍 Happy Easter to all of you ducks who celebrate in april 3rd by the way!

Jason Moon at 8:11AM, March 30, 2021

Last night I watched a movie on netflix called "No escape" with owen wilson and pierce brosnan. Pierce Brosnan's character is mysterious at the beginning of the film but you sense an immense amount of pain and loss in his characters past. He pops up again towards the end of the film and your questions are answered quickly and his final scene is EPIC!!

Banes at 7:48AM, March 30, 2021

How'd he get the beans above the frank???

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