Shakespearean Villains

April 28, 2022

Is The Batman a Hamlet story? The Joker an Iago? I’m joined by Austin Tichenor (he/him), artistic director of the award winning Reduced Shakespeare Company as we talk about the Bard’s approach to villains, and storytelling in general, and how we see those same themes in the stories we love today. Austin Tichenor (he/him) is…

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The Batman and the Ethics of Emo

April 21, 2022

Our long road to Gotham has come to an end- we’re talking about The Batman! Paul and I talk about the nature of vengeance, the relevance of this version of the Riddler to our own world, and ask the age old question- is this our Batman? This episode is made possible in part by Manscaped!Get…

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The Dark Knight

March 8, 2022

Paul and I continue our trek through Batmans on screen with The Dark Knight

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Batman Begins

March 2, 2022

Just a few more days until The Batman, and we’re talking about Christopher Nolan’s vision of the caped crusader in Batman Begins! With Paul Hoppe

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Batman Returns

February 1, 2022

Can a Tim Burton movie be TOO Tim Burton? Would Ashley Coffin have discovered blue eyeshadow if it weren’t for this Catwoman? And why, oh why, does Bruce think you should bring up your ex on a first date? Paul and Ashley join me to discuss these questions, and ask, is this our Batman, as…

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