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.
In this episode Pat and Jared delve into the depths of why we fear and what makes us afraid. Then there is a healthy and enterfearing discussion of terrifying cinema and literature that wraps up with their Top 3 Most Terrifying works of Fiction. Enjoy if you dare.
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.
In this episode, Jared and Pat discuss heresy and heretics and their contributions to society, as well as the authorities that proclaimed them heretics in the first place! Also, Pat does his best to annoy Jared and succeeds!
In this episode Pat and Jared over analyze how people should apologize and how people should hear apologies. Pat rehashes some memories of when he was offended by someone while being offended by Jared's asinine sense of humor. Note: this episode was recorded before Uma Thurman made her statement about Tarantino and Weinstein.
In this episode the LoP crew failed to get on the same page topic-wise. Pat brings an interesting perspective on racism and pedophilia in the white-guy philosopher's circle to the table while Jared is fixated on thinkers' hypocrisies. You will hear an angry Jared describe how simple it is to not rape people, Pat will bum everyone out by pointing out how recently people have tried to lower the age of consent and, on an upbeat note, you can play a game at home we're calling "How many times can Jared confuse people's names?" Enjoy!
In this episode Pat and Jared discuss the implementation of gaming, gamification for short, into educational and social tools. There is also some discussion about the elements and appeals of board games and no resolution as to whether or not Risk is a good game. Enjoy!
UPDATE: Regarding some of the social impacts of gamification, Pat found an NPR article about a board game company called Titlfactor Lab at Dartmouth who works to affect social change by way of tabletop gaming. Check it out!
Jared and Pat sit down to discuss the finer points of social media. Should be fun!
Jared and Pat get together for the last time in Middletown to drink whiskey and talk about everybody's favorite Peanuts character: Snoopy! We apologize for the "organic" quality this episode takes in parts. Enjoy!
In this episode we round out our comics trilogy by focusing on the modern age. Guest Trey Buffington is back again to talk with us some more!
After another long stretch, Jared and Pat are back to get into Preacher again! We talk Genesis' moral influence, death of God, and much more!
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