James Sparkman and Elyse Wietstock
I’ll Show You… Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater (1999, PlayStation)
Welcome to another episode of I’ll Show You Mine! This week, James is showing Elyse the late 90s classic, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. A skateboarding sports game that lets you play as your favorite professional skateboarders, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater was emblematic of an era when skateboarding was at the center of a counter-culture taking the world by storm.Join us as we talk about James’ traumatic past as a bookish child forced into the high-octane world of Tony Hawk, the game’s button-mashy controls, and of course, the iconic soundtrack.Our next episode will be July 17th, when Elyse shows James Tombstone from 1993.Our theme song is by us! James Sparkman and Elyse Wietstock.Follow us on Twitter at @isympodcast and on Twitch at twitch.tv/isympodcastIf you like the show please consider giving us a review on Apple Podcasts, and if you would like to chip in to the show and get access to an exclusive extended feed you can become a patron by going to our website, illshowyoumine.show, and clicking “Donate”!
Duration: 55 min