Chris Matheson, “Bill & Ted” Writer, Talks Cosmic Satire with Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #65

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Chris Matheson has written a host of comedian motion pictures together with the brand new Bill & Ted Face the Music, and he’s transformed spiritual texts into funnier books on 3 events, maximum just lately with The Buddha’s Story. Your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt communicate with him about what unifies those initiatives: Why the massive concepts of science fiction, fable, faith, and philosophy are begging similarly to be made amusing of.

We get into the massive questions: How does humor relate to worry? Would a society according to Bill and Ted (or Keanu Reeves) if truth be told be fascinating? How unhealthy is the glaring literal absurdity of many spiritual texts? Plus, the B & T shaggy dog story that has no longer elderly neatly, and a lot more!

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Learn extra at prettymuchpop.com. This episode comprises bonus discussion that you’ll be able to most effective listen by means of supporting the podcast at patreon.com/prettymuchpop. This podcast is a part of the Partially Examined Life podcast community.

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