Say Podcast and Die!

S01E58 - How I Learned to Fly (Goosebumps #52)

August 09, 2021 Say Podcast and Die! Season 1 Episode 58
Say Podcast and Die!
S01E58 - How I Learned to Fly (Goosebumps #52)
Show Notes

Andy and Alyssa read Goosebumps #52: How I Learned to Fly. Along the way, they talk about love plots, superheroes, Tina Belcher, Malibu, Superbad (2007), masculinity, the Aristocrats, MLMs, Zeno's Paradox, Fight Club (novel, 1996; film, 1999), the bleakness of superpower exploitation, the billionaire space race, rivalries, Gattaca (1997), What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), exploited talent, Stranger Things (2016-present), Logan (2017), stage parents, Toddlers & Tiaras (2009-2013), Magnolia (1999), Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993), out-of-control talent, the Incredible Hulk, the X-Men, Firestarter (novel, 1980; film, 1984), The Purge Season 2 (2019), Atlas Shrugged (1957), flying horror, Jeepers Creepers (2001), the Mothman, Spring-heeled Jack, Elfriede Jelinek's The Piano Teacher (novel, 1983; film, 2001), The Harvest (2013), dangerous old books, H.P. Lovecraft's "The History of the Necronomicon" (1938), celebrity, The Neon Demon (2016), Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994), Diagnosis Murder (1993-2001), EcoWatch, cults in LA (including The Source Family), spirulina, and Gayle Rubin's "The Traffic in Women." The article Alyssa quotes from can be found on the Curbed LA website. // Music by Haunted Corpse // Follow @saypodanddie on Twitter and Instagram, and get in touch at [email protected]