Chapo Trap House: 322 - Second Dark Age feat. Alan Moore (6/10/19)
June 10, 2019 8:50 PM - Subscribe

Will is joined by legendary author Alan Moore to discuss evil architecture, magic & political power, fate & free will, and the enduring appeal of Lovecraft.

I am still thinking about the shape of the universe being like a football. And also I've had a weird apprehension of television in regards to democracy and referenda, because it seems very easy to manipulate the results of a vote by dumping money to change 4% of the public's opinion.

The bit where they talk about how workers being so depressed by working in the cathedral's sound-dampening architecture that so many of them missed work that they thought they had re-ignited the plague was amazing.
posted by Space Coyote (2 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
this was wonderful.
posted by JimBennett at 8:51 PM on June 10, 2019

Great episode! Advertising is black magic for sure. I really want to read the book now.
posted by Kitty Stardust at 12:20 PM on June 11, 2019

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