Josh Christianson of The Double Feature pops by The Magnificast to talk about Paul Virilio’s War and Cinema, the Mother of All Bombs, Trump’s Syria publicity missiles, and more.
- We read a hard book so you don’t have to. (You should though.)
- Cinematic and military technologies turn out to be very scary and very related.
- Josh has an existential crisis over film and violence.
- Matt thinks of a better version of Big Brother. (The reality show.) Dean thinks Big Brother is pretty much fine the way it is. (The reality show.)
- Donald Trump is Tony Soprano.
- Jean Baudrillard and Paul Virilio turn out to be uncomfortably relevant for Trump’s presidency.
- How Hitler, Reagan, and Trump are different political directors.
- ALEX JONES DO NOT READ
- Three very brief but very good Alex Jones impressions.
- War and Cinema: The Logistics of Perception by Paul Virilio
- From Topology to Dromology: A Brief Sketch of Paul Virilio
- Are Francis and Trump now at odds over Syria too? by John L. Allen Jr.
- Cars Entering and Leaving Mosul by Sam Kriss
- Atmoterrorism and Atmodesign in the 21st Century by Matt and Dean
- Pope Francis’s Easter Sunday homily.
- Pope Francis says the world must stop lords of war.
- Pope Francis washes the feet of 12 inmates.