During our recording of Zach on Film: Singin’ in the Rain, our computer system crashed.  When it was relaunched, the recording was still there, and everything looked fine.  Even after the evening’s recordings, the files were still present and accounted for, everything was saved, and we went about our Major Spoilers business.

Today, however, the story is a bit different. Now the system can’t find the audio files, and we’ve looked everywhere. It can find the audio files for the show we recorded immediately AFTER Zach on Film, but not the files for this episode.  This has only happened one or two other times in the history of our podcasts, and it bums us out each and every time. We won’t rerecord this discussion because most of the time the dynamic is lost.

So, no Zach on Film this week. It was an interesting discussion regarding a ’50s take on a ’20s story, and the fact that the entire song list in the movie had previously been released as singles, and the studio was simply looking for a way to tie it all together.  Zach received passing marks from everyone, and in the next installment we will look at Moulin Rouge that serves as a nice bookend to the musical genre.

 

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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6 Comments

  1. June 7, 2013 at 10:21 am — Reply

    That’t too bad. I was really looking forward to Singin’ in the Rain!

  2. June 7, 2013 at 10:40 am — Reply

    Perhaps we can beg/connive commentary comments from the people involved?
    I was looking forward to Rodrigo’s thoughts on this movie.
    Oh, well. Bad stuff happens but next week will be great too!

  3. June 7, 2013 at 12:04 pm — Reply

    Aww, i was looking forward to this. Oh well, technical problems will happen sometimes, cant be helped.

  4. Harry Yak
    June 7, 2013 at 2:08 pm — Reply

    Love this podcast very much. I’m bummed that there will be no show but I’m sure the crew is even more bummed about the difficulties. I want to say thanks for all the work you do to provide all your wonderful shows, so until Zach finds out that Mathew is really his dad, make mine a Major Spoilers Podcast!!!

  5. Christina
    June 8, 2013 at 4:50 pm — Reply

    aww..and I was looking forward to hearing about how you guys felt about the film..:( better luck next week!

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