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Episode Info: To celebrate the recent Olympics which took place in Rio, today's episode of the CRT Podcast is a lighthearted review of a classic Olympic Video Game and a Comic Book Character based on the Olympics. You Also get to hear Tone Supa's thoughts on what sports he would discontinue and what new sports he would include modernize the international competition! Growing up, the Olympics were THE world event. Back then the world seemed a lot LARGER. Technology and communication wasn’t as transnational as it is now, so the Olympics was one of the few windows into the rest of the world. Seeing athletes from other countries was almost as exotic as visiting those countries, which made the international sporting competition seem that much more exciting. I think the ability of technology to allow us to not only communicate around the globe instantly, but also mass communications such as satellite television and radio of today has effectively taken the edge off of that exoticism - increasingly making the world more available to all. Accessibility has also greatly improved as in this Olympics modern camera technology took us further behind the scenes than we’ve ever been in an Olympics… Download and listen to today's episode of the C.R.T. Podcast to hear more!
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