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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #195 on: April 26, 2016, 10:33:54 PM »
Maybe they also insist that the Takers wear trackers on themselves, just in case they get bitten and join the herd.

Oof, that's grim, I love it. I can imagine if there's a Latent in the party that all eyes just kind of awkwardly turn in their direction... ("I mean, you're most of the way there already?")

Or maybe for a secondary complication, the tagging process isn't actually the real experiment -- it's actually a social behavior experiment studying the responses of the Takers themselves as the scientists ask them to do stranger and more dangerous things. Homo Sacer, after all, make excellent test subjects -- especially since they don't have any human rights or anything.

I'm sure there could be some social scientists studying "the Taker subculture" or the economic desperation of the the Loss ("no really, what would you do for a Klondike bar?")

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« Reply #196 on: April 27, 2016, 03:04:12 AM »
My invented umbrella term for scientists who study Casualties, from the biologists trying to figure out how the fuck the Blight works to the sociologists who try to map Casualty migration and even psychologists studying cases of depression and PTSD among Latents, is "Neo-Thanatologist".

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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #197 on: April 27, 2016, 09:33:19 AM »
I'm not sure if anyone has shared this before but as it has been popping up on my social feed, and it felt like it was quite directly related to Red Market's setting, Chernobyl, 30 years on.



http://abcnews.go.com/International/30-years-chernobyl-disaster-live-shadow-suffer-consequences/story?id=38678417



Or perhaps a little more to the period of 5 years like Red Markets, the Fukushima evacuation, which has been 5 years.



http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/12182635/Return-to-Fukushima.html

http://en.ozonweb.com/photography/fukushima





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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #199 on: May 06, 2016, 04:44:17 PM »
"The Subtle Design Features That Make Cities Feel More Hostile"



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(The caption does admit it's completely unsubtle, but I thought it was funny regardless)

Good article, makes me wonder what sort of "hostile architecture" one might design to support humans and hinder zombies--not just the usual anti-zombie defenses, but with the same philosophy of park benches that people can still sit on but can't be used as beds by the homeless.


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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #201 on: May 06, 2016, 07:34:34 PM »
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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #202 on: May 09, 2016, 09:53:55 AM »
This may be getting away from Red Market's aesthetics but, Mad Max cosplay:

https://vimeo.com/162418675
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« Reply #203 on: May 11, 2016, 04:10:40 PM »
This movie's a couple years old, but I just saw it and thought of Red Markets:

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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #204 on: May 12, 2016, 03:01:35 AM »
Caleb reviewed the Rover in this episode http://slangdesign.com/rppr/2014/07/podcast-episode/rppr-episode-102-rules-fetish/

I later saw it. It is quite Red Markets.

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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #205 on: May 12, 2016, 05:56:55 PM »
Caleb reviewed the Rover in this episode http://slangdesign.com/rppr/2014/07/podcast-episode/rppr-episode-102-rules-fetish/

I later saw it. It is quite Red Markets.
And I probably have listened to that episode and forgot.  I grabbed it on a whim at a local video rental place, along with Extinction starring Jeffrey Donovan & Matthew Fox, wondering if they were going to suck.  Turns out half my fears came true.
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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #206 on: May 19, 2016, 03:24:22 PM »
Hey Caleb. Have you ever seen Swimming With Sharks?

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114594/

First of all, it is a stellar black comedy. 

Secondly it just occurred to me that there is a lot of overlap between the vicious office politics/extreme capitalism and the "my way or we blow up what you want" negotiations Takers engage in on a regular basis.

An idle thought.

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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #207 on: May 19, 2016, 06:20:23 PM »
Caleb reviewed the Rover in this episode http://slangdesign.com/rppr/2014/07/podcast-episode/rppr-episode-102-rules-fetish/

I later saw it. It is quite Red Markets.
And I probably have listened to that episode and forgot.  I grabbed it on a whim at a local video rental place, along with Extinction starring Jeffrey Donovan & Matthew Fox, wondering if they were going to suck.  Turns out half my fears came true.


Is anyone else somehow horrified that there is still a "local  video rental place." I thought they went extinct at this point. Not one left in the Twin Cities Metro. Are you sure taht wasn't an abandoned building you went into and came out with dvd's? Are you sure that the video store isn't Carcosa Video?
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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #208 on: May 19, 2016, 06:46:53 PM »
Is anyone else somehow horrified that there is still a "local  video rental place." I thought they went extinct at this point. Not one left in the Twin Cities Metro. Are you sure taht wasn't an abandoned building you went into and came out with dvd's? Are you sure that the video store isn't Carcosa Video?

Nope, whats more, it's a new video rental place, been in business for less than a year, popped up between a record shop and a pho restaurant.  It's also not the only video rental place in town, there's a place in another neighbourhood that's been around since the heyday of VHS.
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Re: Red Markets Inspiration
« Reply #209 on: May 22, 2016, 12:12:37 AM »
An artist on deviant art who goes by the name 5ofnovember has this personal project "To the North" with a bunch of evocative post apoc art.





http://filipdudek80.wix.com/tothenorth

http://5ofnovember.deviantart.com/


Just found this guy today. 

http://yu2673.blogspot.ru/2014/06/work-in-progress.html

http://yu2673.deviantart.com/

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And this is from someone else!