Tag Archives: nostalgia

Supercontext: Foolish by Superchunk

Thank you to our Co-producer patron Kevin Wetter for selecting this week’s topic!

This 1994 indie rock album means a lot to its fans as proof positive that you can survive a romantic breakup. We look at the small business that drove its creation and try to put ourselves in the shoes of the listeners who cherish it.

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Supercontext: Danny, The Champion of the World

This 1975 children’s book by Roald Dahl is about class conflict and an idealized relationship between a child and their parent. We talk about Dahl’s notoriously disagreeable personality while trying to reconcile it with this genuinely joyful story.

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Supercontext: Twin Peaks: The Return

This eighteen-hour continuation of a beloved twenty-five year old television series evokes emotions of both love and hate. So we discuss how Mark Frost, David Lynch and Showtime made and distributed this project while adhering to the original themes of good-versus-evil and unconventional storytelling.

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Supercontext: Stranger Things, Season One

Why do we miss the “simplicity” of the 1980s? Stranger Things effortlessly weaves our nostalgia into its narrative. But is too much nostalgia a good thing?

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