On this week's minisode, Jack O'Brien & Michael Swaim discuss how comedy ages, the idea of a comedy vanishing point in culture, and the connection between comedy and the Flynn effect.
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If you turn on the TV or scroll through Facebook for any short period of time, it seems like we're consumed with fear.
Think about every time a movie villain asks the hero something like,
A frequent topic on this podcast is the way all movies follow the same structure and how our brains are trained to look for these common rules.
The recent tragedy in Charleston, SC sparked, among other things, another flurry of debate in what appears to be our new twisted national pastime: arguing about guns.
Last year, of the ten highest grossing films at the American box office, nine were adaptations of one of the following: a Marvel property, a Disney property, a line of toys, or a fantasy novel.