Stalingrad p.8 by Grossman

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Show Notes

This week, Matt and Cameron continue on to the Third and Final part of Vasily Grossman’s Stalingrad! After 800 pages, we finally approach…the Battle of Stalingrad. Well, the best things come to those who wait. Grab your wartime moonshine of preference, get a move on toward the city, and don’t forget to tune in!

Major themes: Labyrinth of plots but make it depressing, Defamiliarization in art, The Origin of Tomatoes

00:51 - Check out Puppet Combo’s Night Shit! Since it’s now October (if, indeed, you’re reading this in October), I’m ready to start shilling for indie developers I love. If you really want to get scared, check out more of Puppet Combo or my personal favorite dev, Kitty Horror Show.

01:35 - Check out this article about the event

06:06 - Ooh! The name of the book is Rising Up and Rising Down, but I was close.

08:31 - We’re all gonna go ahead and ignore the mic change here.

01:00:56 - Luckily for Matt, we still can’t afford to have all our episodes edited so this one was only heard in-house.

The music used in this episode was “soviet march,” by Toasted Tomatoes. You can find more of their work on Bandcamp and YouTube.