Saturday, March 12, 2022

We Don't Need a Pandemic to Justify our Escapism


Candice and Steph discuss whether antiheroes, reluctant heroes, or very good heroes are the best to tell stories about. 

And then they get into trying to decide what makes fantasy fantasy.

Basically the title says it all "We don't need a pandemic to justify our escapism" and Candice and Steph say read it all, watch it all, whatever makes you happy.

Books

Wizard and Glass: Dark Tower IV by Stephen King

Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King (coming back to print in May 2022)

What Storm, What Thunder by Myriam J.A. Chancy

Xenogenesis Series by Octavia E. Butler

Movies

Licorice Pizza playing March 13 - 17

West Side Story playing March 13 - 17

Full schedule

The Batman, The Suicide Squad, Peacemaker, Guardians of the Galaxy, Abbot Elementary, iZombie

Timestamps

3:30 Cinema Update

8:26 The future of movie watching, and Cats the Musical, The Movie.

15:45 The Batman, and our opinions, having not seen the film.

20:30 Heroes and chosen family

26:25 Reading and watching the lighter fare

36:22 The Stephen King Re-read Update

42:00 What makes fantasy fantasy?

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