Spencer opens things up with his quick review of H.G. Wells’ book “The Invisible Man.” After that, we discuss what we’re currently reading, and then we go deep into the weeds with some Joe Rogan smack talk. We talk about his recent interview with Quentin Tarantino, the Bruce Lee controversy from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and why we both stopped listening to the JRE Podcast. 

We end things by listing the podcasts we currently listen to and why we recommend you check them out as well. 

IRC #12: Oblivion Part Three Drunken Pen Writing Podcast

Today's episode discusses two more stories in Oblivion: Stories by David Foster Wallace. First, we read and discuss his deeply disturbing flash fiction story, Incarnation of Burned Children. This one comes with a trigger warning as the imagery and subject matter are incredibly traumatic.  The second story, Another Pioneer, offers a meditation on storytelling, knowledge, self-consciousness, societal evolution, and societal destruction. We cover this complex story and touch upon post-modernism, AI, the burden of knowledge, the breakdown of society, and many, many other things.  This might just be our favorite episode of this series!  
  1. IRC #12: Oblivion Part Three
  2. #103: We Need To Be Honest With You
  3. IRC #11: Oblivion Part Two
  4. DBS #67: We’re Dying Here
  5. IRC #10: Oblivion Part One

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