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.
*TRIGGER WARNING* This episode contains language people may find objectionable. In celebration of their 100th episode milestone, Donovan and Harrison return to the long-abandoned well of their original episode ideas, finally making good on a topic that’s been promised since the initial podcast trailer! Are there things we cannot, or should not, joke about?
What makes us dream? Sets us on a path toward success or failure? Plants in us a belief or mania that we could become more than what we are? This episode will not answer such questions, but like all the others, it’s a start.
Continuing a conversation that began in the final days of the Battle Beyond Planet X, Harry and Donovan look at three treasury edition prestige format DC comic books from writer Paul Dini and painter Alex Ross – Superman: Peace on Earth, Batman: War on Crime and Wonder Woman: Spirit of Truth – and address the … More If Superheroes Were Real, Would the World Be a Better Place? (Round 2)
Video Essays. Take-Down Articles. Hot Takes. These things represent the current present of online discourse, its highs and lows. True to form, Don and Harry fret about the lows, while attempting to decipher the responsibility of the artist.
This week the two fools return to the subject of love and romance, albeit fictionalized in a creator’s mind. What romantic tropes drive our expectations of romance in both the real world and fiction? Which of these are most harmful and what would a best case scenario look like in a romance with no toxic … More What will Romance Tropes be in the Future?