Monthly Archives: November 2018

Supercontext: Nameless

This horror comic by Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham and Nathan Fairbairn purports to act symbolically like our archetypes of myth. We ask whether it’s successful in getting into our subconscious and if cosmic horror and lack of meaning even scare us anymore.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 401: How To Write A Book: Engaging Design

Guests: Emy Decker (Georgia Tech) and Seth Porter (Princeton University).

First broadcast November 2 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-2nd-how-to-write-a-book-engaging-design-episode-401/

“The world is chaos.”

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Supercontext: Taboo, Season One

We discuss Tom Hardy’s television passion project and how he produced it with his father and a string of well-known storytellers. We also examine the show’s symbolic demonization of corporations and what that says about historical accuracy and our present understanding of modern economics.

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