Video game adaptations, Trump arraignment

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Former President Donald Trump announces he is running for president for the third time as he smiles while speaking at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 15, 2022. A lawyer for Trump said Thursday, March 30, 2023, that he has been told that the former president has been indicted in New York on charges involving payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo

HBO’s The Last of Us and a new attempt at a Super Mario movie are a couple of the latest video game adaptations in film and TV. We talk with a pop culture expert about why media companies are taking the approach more often. We also get the latest on former President Trump’s arraignment and ongoing reaction from Congress.

Featured in this Show

  • Mario's legacy and other video game adaptations

    Ahead of Mario’s return to the big screen, we talk about the character and game franchise’s history, and how it fits the trend of more video game adaptations into TV shows and movies.

  • Former President Trump's arraignment details and reactions

    Former President Trump is arraigned today in a Manhattan court. We detail the 34 felony charges and gauge the reaction from legislators with a professor of law and political science.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bryan Carr Guest
  • David Schultz Guest

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