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Abstracts on various debates and discussions.

Abstracts on various debates and discussions.
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United States

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Abstracts on various debates and discussions.

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English


Episodes

Episode 19: A Ryan Darkly

4/14/2012
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In this episode, we get back into the swing of things, but with some revision. We discuss Star Trek’s “reboot” and how it parallels with Star Wars: A New Hope, we consider the importance of darker tones in movies, and … Continue reading →

Lord of the Rings Commentary: Fellowship of the Ring, Part 3 (Ep. 18)

1/13/2012
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Herein we cover up to minute 108 in LOTR: FOTR. This episode is the third installment on FOTR. Queue it up and follow along with us. Episode 18Filed under: Action Movies, Adventure Movies, Fantasy Movies, Movies Tagged: Fellowship of the … Continue reading →

Lord of the Rings Commentary: Fellowship of the Rings, Part 2 (Ep. 17)

1/11/2012
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Herein we cover minutes 30 through 70 of LOTR: FOTR. It is the second commentary installment. Queue up the movie for yourself and follow along. Episode 17Filed under: Action Movies, Adventure Movies, Fantasy Movies, Movies Tagged: Fellowship of the Ring, … Continue reading →

Lord of the Rings Commentary: Fellowship of the Ring, Part 1 (Episode 16)

1/6/2012
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Welcome back! How long has it been? We are embarking on a commentary series on The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) movies, naturally beginning with Fellowship of the Ring (FOTR). This commentary episode is part 1 of many. It’s a … Continue reading →

Episode 15: Scariness, Science & Religion, and Sweet Sci-Fi

7/11/2011
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Two months later, episode 15 is finally here. We discuss what things scared as kids but as adults we do not know why. We consider whether the existence and arrival of aliens would change religion. Lastly, we discuss which of … Continue reading →

Episode 14: Writing Utensils, Jobs, and Technology

5/20/2011
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Herein we explore our favorite writing utensils between ball point pens, roller ball pens, fountain pens, #2 pencils, and mechanical pencils, we discuss 2 of our favorite jobs that we would like to do if all food and shelter expenses … Continue reading →

Episode 13: Legendary Presidents, Legendary Society, and Fists of Legend

5/13/2011
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Enter the twilight zone, it’s Friday the 13th, and this is Episode 13. Spooky. This time we talk about the value of romanticized presidents, if utopias are simply inherently flawed, and the merits, coolness, and practicality of six branches of … Continue reading →

Episode 12: Censorship, Sesame Street, and Royalty

5/6/2011
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This episode covers thoughts and opinions on censorship, it considers briefly whether Sesame Street is located in a bad neighborhood, and it discusses the Disney princesses. Episode 12Filed under: Animated, Disney, Movies, Music, Politics, Religion, TV Shows Tagged: Belle, censorship, … Continue reading →

Episode 11 (BURLYCAST): Burly Beards, Brawls, and Strict Business

4/30/2011
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The Burlycast. The first of its kind. In this episode, our three abstracts entail three burley subjects. First, we give thoughts and opinions on beards. Second, we discuss a hypothetical situation: what animal would you like to fight and with … Continue reading →

Episode 10: Autonomy Interrupted, Amusing Fictitious Roles, and Affairs in Super Mario

4/26/2011
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In this milestone, our 10th episode, we change up the general format by starting with a discussion question, should we ditch daylight savings? We follow that debate with a multiple choice question: what is more fun and who would you … Continue reading →