Episode 112: Titles Don’t Really Matter

In fact, nothing does. Screw life. Screw death! Screw anyone and everyone you’ve ever cared about, including your precious self.

It’s hard not to come away from the movie Synecdoche: New York without similar feelings (or simply a lack of feeling whatsoever). Recently Kevin and I delved into this systematic deconstruction of reality, life, death, itself, people, relationships, identity, and well… pretty much everything. We spent a mere hour trying to make sense of it, which felt entirely inadequate and is, apparently, far less than some others have. If you haven’t seen the film, this episode will make far less sense than it already does even if you have. Listen, if you dare, as I try feebly to grasp any semblance of understanding about it, and Kevin unrelentingly questions whether such a grasp is even possible. F************K…

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This Week’s Post-show Song Pimpage: “Dream is Collapsing” from Inception by Hans Zimmer

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