How The Last of Us went from hit game to hit zombie tv

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How The Last of Us went from hit game to hit zombie tv

The critically-lauded video game The Last of Us is now a critically-lauded HBO series. It's about a global pandemic that turns much of the world’s population into zombie-like monsters. Executive producer (and former roommate of Ted Cruz) Craig Mazin talks to Recode’s Peter Kafka about what makes the game special — and adaptable into prestige television. Mazin dives into how he went from writing The Hangover sequels to making Chernobyl, and the science and emotional math of storytelling. Featuring: Craig Mazin (@clmazin), showrunner for The Last of Us Host: Peter Kafka (@pkafka), Senior Editor at Recode More to explore: Subscribe for free to Recode Media, Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians, and more to get their take on today's media landscape. About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us.
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  • Lisaa

    This is how all podcasts should be


    I very much appreciate the podcast representation 🎉

    6 months ago·9 likes·
  • Kimberly

    10:30 --> 20:00 amazing bit


    The part where he mentions that he wants to be adopted by a more functional family even at 45 yrs really hits home. Really delineates how no matter how old and independent you are, you still need love and support.

    6 months ago·8 likes·
  • Daisyee

    Daily listen podcast this is <3


    Is that a prop 😂

    6 months ago·8 likes·

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