S5: E1 – Generation Atari

In this opening episode for season 5, after a tumultuous season 4,  inspired by some feedback, we reaffirm just why we are here and what we mean by “The Vertical blank” and “Generation Atari.

BCB #36 – “The Atari Generation” (Delving “Into the Vertical Blank.”)

“Video Games For The ‘Basest Instincts Of Man’” 

Jan, 28, 1982 (New York times Subscription required)
Opinion | VIDEO GAMES FOR THE ‘BASEST INSTINCTS OF MAN’ – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Not mentioned in the episode but a good resource on this subject is “The Atari Age:The Emergence Of Video Games In America” by Michael Z. Newman
Atari Age: The Emergence of Video Games in America (The MIT Press): Newman, Michael Z.: 9780262536110: Amazon.com: Books

Recorded, Mixed, Edited and Produced by Steve And Jeff Fulton

Branding by Daryl Litts

Music : Into the Vertical Blank – Tony Longworth : support Tony’s Patreon music https://www.patreon.com/tonylongworth

Theme by Brian TravisTitle: Into The Vertical Blank theme Words & music by Brian Travis (c)(p)2021 Taste This Moment Music ASCAP http://www.briantravisband.com/

Find us here:


FB: https://www.facebook.com/intotheverticalblank

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Atari_VB_Pod

Leave a Reply