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!
A few articles that we discovered however didn’t truly draw on incorporated:
- “Is It Wrong to Mock Religious Beliefs, Institutions, and Leaders?” by means of Austin Cline
- “My Top 5 Works of Religious Satire” by means of Terry Lindvall
- “Cosmic Humor And Trans-Rationality” from Seven Octaves of Enlightenment
- “J.R.H.Lawless – On Rise of Humor & Satire in Scifi” by means of Kriti Okay
- “Firsts: Sci-fi Parodies and How Genre Fiction Became Self-Aware” by means of Dany Roth
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