Episode 5: “I Don’t Know Enough About Tachyons To Say That’s Bullshit But That Seems Like Bullshit”

Tomorrowland (2015), Cyberpunk, and Solarpunk

15 June 2019 · 43:53


Cancelling the Apocalypse
Episode 5: "I Don’t Know Enough About Tachyons To Say That’s Bullshit But That Seems Like Bullshit"
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Dom and Raph decide to bite off more than they can chew, because Raph’s hatred for Tomorrowland (2015, dir. Brad Bird) consumes 70% of this episode; 15% of the remainder of which is just Raph forgetting the word ‘gardens’. Also we discuss Disney’s version of children versus actual children, why prettiness is important, and Keanu Reeves, the nostalgia triple threat.

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Tomorrowland (2015, dir. Brad Bird)

Solarpunk: Notes toward a manifesto (Adam Flynn)

Is Ornamenting Solar Panels a Crime? (Elvia Wilk)

Cyberpunk 2077 (Video game)

The 3 Words Disney Employees Aren’t Allowed to Say


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