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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Jan 14, 2021

ep38: What makes some art timeless?

Chris and Randall ponder what allows some art to stand the test of time.

Topics discussed:
Ozymandias (poem)
Is it easier for some art forms to stand the test of time than others?
Pompeii
Roman statuary
translations
Bible
Greek mythology
avant garde art
radio
Arnold Schoenberg
Igor...


Jan 7, 2021

Chris and Randall ask, does your social class influence the art you appreciate?


Randall's four characteristics of rich-people art:

1) Not mass produced
2) Not popular
3) Have a pedigree proving its worth such as it was once popular
4) Timelessness


Topics discussed include:

the symphony
opera
art...


Dec 31, 2020

Chris and Randall talk about the year in arts & entertainment.


Topics covered:

J. Paul Getty Museum
storytelling
COVID-19 pandemic
Alex Theater
1917 (2019)
Parasite (2019)
Bong jun ho
Snowpiercer (2013)
Memories of Murder (2003)
Ford v Ferrari (2019)
Joker (2019)
Marriage Story (2019)
Green Book (2018)
Halle...


Dec 24, 2020

Chris and Randall discuss Charles Dickens' classic tale. In part two, Chris and Randall discuss various adaptations.


Of the movies, both theatrical and television, and including shorts, here are the highest rated while having at least 100 votes at time of recording.

1) Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983) 8.1

2) A Christmas...


Dec 17, 2020

Chris and Randall discuss Charles Dickens' classic tale and various adaptations. In part one, Chris and Randall discuss the origins of the novel and the meaning of the story.

Recorded December 16, 2020

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