Ep 68 MAN VS SNAKE with comedian David Huntsberger
Sup Doc A Documentary Film Podcast with comedians Paco Romane and George Chen
On Ep68 we talk with comedian David Huntsberger about Man vs Snake: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler the inspirational and outrageous true story of one man’s quest for the highest video game score ever.
Man vs Snake: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler is a 2016 documentary film directed by Andrew Seklir and Tim Kinzy. The film premiered on September 27, 2015 at Fantastic Fest Film Festival, followed by a Canadian premiere on April 17, 2016 and a worldwide release on June 24 of the same year. The film follows players as they try to accumulate a billion points on the 1982 arcade game, Nibbler, a feat first achieved by Tim McVey in 1984.
David Huntsberger is an American comedian, known as co-host of the Professor Blastoff podcast and host of the Reactor television show on the SyFy channel. Huntsberger is a frequent guest on the podcasts Alison Rosen is Your New Best Friend, Sklarbro Country (voice of “High Vitale”) and Doug Loves Movies. He has recorded three comedy CDs: Hello Robot (2005), Humanitis (2011), and Explosion Land (2013). He has appeared on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. He has written for the television show The Benson Interruption on Comedy Central.
Until 2015, Huntsberger, along with Tig Notaro and Kyle Dunnigan, co-hosted the podcast Professor Blastoff on the Earwolf network. He has a science-themed podcast called Space Cave. David Huntsberger appeared as himself in the documentary Welcome to Bridgetown.