In this episode Larry and Bruce discuss the concept of 'conspiratainment', or conspiracy as entertainment. Is it all just crazy, nutbar rambling or do conspiracy theories have value in and of themselves? We try to figure it out while traveling down the rabbit-hole.
Here are some gateways down the rabbit hole. Reader BEWARE!
Bruce and Larry discuss Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the spin-off television series for Marvel's Cinematic Universe. Do we love it? Hate it? Is Agent Coulson the Original Human Torch? Do we even talk about Skye?
Bruce and Larry discuss Stephen King's directorial debut from 1986, the sci-fi/horror schlockfest Maximum Overdrive. It asks the musical question, 'Who made who?' when machines come to life and attack humanity!
Watch AC/DC's video for Who Made Who. Here is the original trailer for Maximum Overdrive with Stephen King:
Bruce and Larry discuss Dick Briefer's Golden Age Frankenstein comics. Humor and horror mix and merge in wonderful, fantastical, hilarious short comics tales featuring vampires, mummies, mutants and more!
Do we live in the Matrix, or a video game, or some elaborate version of the Sims? Larry and Bruce discuss the weird implications of Simulation Theory, the notion that the world we experience is a large scale computer simulation.
Nick Bostrom's Essay that popularized the recent explorations of Simulation Theory.