Jared and Pat sit down to talk about the finer points of the Silver Age of Comics!
It's been a while, but they're back! Jared and Pat sit down and talk about their favorite TV series: Preacher!
As we are looking down the barrel of more comic book movies than we've ever seen in one summer Jared and Patrick are presenting a three part series on the philosophy of the Golden, Silver and Modern age of comics. In this episode we focus on Action Comics #1 up through 1959. Also, our friend Trey Buffington joins us to be insightful and hilarious.Read More
In this episode of LoP Watches Pat and Jared discuss the brilliance that is Arrival. The first third of the recording is focused on the movie and its relationship with linguistics and the rest of the show is dedicated to discussing the ins and outs of time travel and the implications of seering. As always, watch the movie before you listen to this episode.Read More
In this episode Jared and Pat sit down with Bob and Irina of the Tattered Flag in Middletown, PA to discuss what it takes to run a haunted brewhouse. If you like this episode be sure to 5 star, share and VISIT THE TATTERED FLAG! Depending on how y'all like this one we may sit down with more of the staff and do a series of interviews on what it takes to open and run a successful business.Read More
In this episode Jared and Pat discuss the enormity and global repercussions of nuclear weapons along with some of the correlating fiction. This episode is a week late as we needed to buy some time between now and a very cool interview session we are excited about that is taking time to schedule. Soooo... while you have to wait for our episode on the philosophy of beer please enjoy this episode on why you may need to drink it.Read More
In the second episode of Life of Philosophy Watches Pat and Jared discuss the amazing film "Hell or High Water." At the time of recording there wasn't much buzz around the film so we spoke of it as somewhat ignored. Since then, to make us look like idiots, it was nominated for Best Picture. Make sure you watch it and then come back and listen to this spoiler filled episode.Read More
In this episode Jared and Patrick discuss seizing your destiny and making the most of your New Years Resolutions. We discuss the general concept of human motivation and then dial into personal motivations. If you need a little pep talk or some good tips as to how to maintain your resolutions then look no further.Read More
In the first bonus episode of Life of Philosophy Watches... Pat and Jared do the best job that two nerds can of discussing a sports movie. Eddie the Eagle is a fantastic movie displaying the benefits of single-mindedness and dedication to a goal. We are sorry that we missed our episode last week (there was an issue that is explained in the episode) but hopefully those of you still recovering from the holidays will enjoy this little gift of our first monthly bonus episode.Read More
In this episode Jared and Pat discuss moral implications of some areas of etiquette such as public cell phone use, elevator farting and traffic. We also spend a little time bitching about our favorite pet peeves. So while you're out fighting the tired, cold huddled masses for the perfect Christmas gift put this episode in your ears and maybe understand a little better why everyone is giving each other dirty looks.Read More
In this episode Jared and Pat discuss the act of hoping, what elements make up hope and whether or not it is useful. This will be the last episode where we focus on the darker sides of life for at least a few months so before the holiday hum-drums kick in kick back and enjoy a sincere conversation about what place hope has in our day to day lives.Read More
In this pre-election episodistraviganza Pat and Jared discuss intricacies of life in fictional Americas. From distopias to comic books we cover economies and morals in classic and obscure literature. While you're waiting in line to vote your conscious enjoy this extra long look at fake America.Read More
Before "The Walking Dead" returns and Halloween shows its masked face Jared and Pat prepare by discussing the thing that gives all life meaning, death. Sometimes it is easier to understand a dark and scary thing by pulling it out into the light and taking a good hard look at exactly what it is that scares us so much.Read More
In the third episode Jared and Pat discuss locutionary acts as defined by John Austin and as "improved" upon by Jared through the lens of Gene Wilder's legendary performance, the (seemingly) unending 2016 Presidential Race and an overheard bus conversation. This is probably our best episode to date so make sure you put it in your ears!Read More