Death Race – Episode 040

Warning: Listening discretion is advised.

We hold a serious discussion about the first truly controversial arcade game – Death Race. What led Exidy to release this death simulator upon an unsuspecting public? How did something so outrageously graphic make its way into the American arcade? Who was responsible for shining a bright light on this dark subject?

Along the way we do cover some less serious topics like how to properly ship arcade parts, the rarity of Stadium Events, Roger Corman films, the use of Pooneh Ghoddoosi as a safe word, and “Je suis la jeune fille!