The guys once again return to a previous topic with professional help, this week in the form of Author and Romance Storytelling Specialist Nancy Northcott!
The show returns this week, along with writer Noah Berlatsky as the three men discuss the weaponization and misappropriation of empathy in politics. Discussed is his article “The Case Against Empathizing with Trump Voters”.
Comic Books, Anime Properties and Video Games all have one thing in common: Good and bad movie adaptations. In this episode, the guys discuss what adaptations require, what defines an adaptation in the first place, and where the trend of adaptations are heading for the future.
The following is recorded audio from Donovan’s presentation at BGSU’s Pop Culture Conference, celebrating Batman’s 80th Anniversary.
Sometimes conversations can get away from you. Near the end of last week’s ep, the guys fell into the rabbit hole of greatest rappers, as well as the release of the Mueller report. Totally biased, totally objective.
Donovan returns from the Batman 80th Anniversary Pop Culture Conference in Bowling Green State University and talks with Harry about media criticism and fandom. How do fans become proper critics, where does that take their fandom, nay, their sanity? Why do WE do this?
This week the boys discuss the past and future of social taboos, wondering which will switch positions in acceptance in the far off space age.