Do we define ourselves by the art we love? Why do we get so defensive when it’s attacked?
To answer that, I invite critic Eric D. Snider (who recently received a death threat for his fake, negative review of The Dark Knight Rises) to ask if he can empathize with the kind of passion that leads someone to get angry with a stranger on the internet who disagrees.
On This Week’s Show:
The News in Brief [The Beginning – 2:15] This week’s casting, studio decisions and trailers to explore.
The Apotheosis of Christopher Nolan [2:15 – The End]: Eric D. Snider and I explore hero worship, passionate fandom and why he’s afraid to watch UHF as an adult.
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