In this episode, which is our relaunch of Season 3, Pat and Jared take a look around the William Barr summary of the Robert Mueller report and consider confirmation bias on both sides of the aisle. Then, because we have a new format, we talk about a completely separate second topic which is new movies not featuring white men. So, to summarize, this episode will make almost all white guys happy and then lonely. Enjoy!Read More
In this episode Pat and Jared discuss the popular mythologies, and philosophic relevance, of Hell and the Devil. Is the Devil a tempter testing man's better nature or simply the adversary of all Good? Oh, and here’s the text links Pat promised:
Inferno Prose Edition translated by Kathryn Lindskoog: https://www.amazon.com/DANTE-INFERNO-Dantes-Divine-Comedy/dp/086554543X/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1540947554&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=inferno+kathryn+lindskoog&dpPl=1&dpID=51M4dfJvWUL&ref=plSrch
Paradise Lost Parallel Prose Edition by Dennis Danielson: https://www.amazon.com/Paradise-Lost-Parallel-Broadview-Editions/dp/1554810973/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1540947712&sr=8-2&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=paradise+lost+parallel+edition&dpPl=1&dpID=41BaOHkyQ7L&ref=plSrchRead More
In this episode Pat and Jared discuss Alan Alda's new book "If I Understood You Would I Have This Look On My Face". We discuss improv games, Viola Spolin, how to be a good salesperson and, more importantly, how to be a good person through listening. Before you can gain this skill you'll need to give Life of Philosophy a listen.Read More
In this episode a tipsy Pat and vacationed Jared loosely breeze through the work of Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell to discuss the reasons for and symbolism of archetypes and to argue over plot points of Star Wars.
Comin' in a day late, it's a new episode! Jared and Pat sit down and talk about sex and love and society's revulsion to it sometimes. Jared tries to get Pat with his own philosophy game.
Jared and Pat sit down to talk about the finer points of the Silver Age of Comics!
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