Talk about everything weird. A lot of it connected by Twin Peaks, David Lynch and Mark Frost.
Ep. No. 33: This is… “The Last of Us”
….But Counter-Esperanto will return: Greetings Listeners, Jubel Brosseau here. We are doing something a little different with this episode. Late June saw the release of the long-awaited sequel to The Last of Us, a fan-favorite and critically heralded game exclusive to the Sony Playstation platform. The Last of Us Part 2 had a lot to … Continue reading "Ep. No. 33: This is… “The Last of Us”"
Ep. No. 32. Millennium is Coming
Millennium is Coming “We apologise for the inconvenience.”
Ep. No. 31 Horror and the Zeitgeist: Candyman’s Heart of Darkness
In this episode, your hosts delve into two jungles; one 8,000 miles removed from from familiar Twin Peaks psychogeography, and the other in the very center of America’s heartland. One set in, arguably, the most hopeful American Decade, the 1960s. The other marinates in the psychic despair of “The End of History.” Both, in their … Continue reading "Ep. No. 31 Horror and the Zeitgeist: Candyman’s Heart of Darkness"
Ep. No. 30, Apertures and Doorways
“You are entering the vicinity of an area adjacent to a location. The kind of place where there might be a monster or some kind of weird mirror. These are just examples. It could also be something much better. Prepare to enter, The Scary Door.” — Futurama, “A Head In The Polls” An episode about … Continue reading "Ep. No. 30, Apertures and Doorways"
Ep. No. 29, Flying Saucers are Real!!!!
We grew up In Search of… the Mysteries of the Unknown. For those shows–and indeed for most of the 20th Century–the arch unknown has been Alien. So, your hosts will be talking about Aliens. We talk a lot about how very, very similar our modern abduction narratives are to 17th Century fairy stories, and a little about how Twin … Continue reading "Ep. No. 29, Flying Saucers are Real!!!!"
Ep. No. 28, “Don’t Look Now” Rebecca, it’s Women in Horror Month (sorta)
Today, Counter Esperanto is celebrating Women in Horror Month, which is February and therefore a bit in the rear-view mirror, but now it’s March, which is Women’s History Month, so it all works out in the end! Karl and Jubel begin by discussing Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca and “Don’t Look Now.” Daphne du Maurier brought … Continue reading "Ep. No. 28, “Don’t Look Now” Rebecca, it’s Women in Horror Month (sorta)"