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Everyday Liminality

Feb 12, 2019

Sometimes, movies and television present a fantastical view of reality in which everything works out for the best. Some might criticize them for being unrealistic or overly optimistic, and that might be a fair critique, but there might be something else at work: rather than portraying the world as it is, grim...

Feb 5, 2019

We often think of comedy as something we seek when we want to avoid serious issues and check out of the world. The reality is that comedy is one of the most effective devices in getting people to engage these very issues they want to avoid.

Jan 29, 2019

Few movies capture the depths of despair of feeling alone, or the weight of an existential crisis like Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. In this episode, Br. Tito and Br. Casey discuss how a movie with such an overwhelming premise can actually be so thought-provoking.