Introducing our the first episode in our nine part Season One. The book Stories We Tell by Mike Cosper investigates the subtle power of the stories told through movies and TV. We discuss the allure of storytelling in both of our lives and ask why, according our differing creeds, does this desire exist?
On this episode, the following media is mentioned or discussed:
The book Stories We Tell by Mike Cosper.
The 2012 film Like Someone in Love directed by Abbas Kiarostami.
The 2014 film Boyhood directed by Richard Linklater.
The 2011 Indonesian film The Raid: Redemption.
The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien and the "Harry Potter" novels by J. K. Rowling.
The podcast Welcome to Night Vale
The 1993 Bill Murray film Groundhog Day
The TV Series Breaking Bad.
The classic poem "Ozymandias" by Percy Bysshe Shelley.
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Our soundtrack comes from The Parson Red Heads, who have a new album (Blurred Harmony) coming out on June 9th!