The Fear of God: 1922

8 Feb

In this episode, Reed and Nathan discuss Zak Hilditch’s 1922, based on the Stephen King novella.

One Response to “The Fear of God: 1922”

  1. FictionIsntReal February 18, 2019 at 6:29 pm #

    Your listeners are bigger philistines than I expected if they ranked A Quiet Place #1 🙂

    I had already seen Flanagan’s Hill House miniseries, so I knew what scenes you were referring to, but I still thought that discussion would have been better saved for episodes devoted to it so people who’ve seen that rather than 1922 can listen to it.

    Women’s suffrage came to western states earlier. As far as I can tell, in Nebrasks they had some voting rights prior to the amendment.

    To generalize based on averages, men tend to be less pro-social, conformist & risk-averse. And, per Lee Jussim, stereotypes tend to be accurate.

    Nathan should read Sam Quinones’ “Dreamland” about the opioid crisis. It’s not “either the Sacklers or the Xalisco boys”. It’s both. Nowadays fentanyl seems to be responsible for a disproportionate share of the overdose deaths, typically because drug dealers figure it’s a cheaper way of increasing potency and users don’t know exactly what they’re getting.

    You assume Wilfred & his wife must have loved each other at one point in time, but when drunk she indicates that they only got stuck together because she got pregnant, and warns Henry against making the same mistake.

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