Episode 258: Superman during The Purge

The Overthinkers tackle fictional surveillance states, PRISM, and The Purge.

Peter Fenzel, Mark Lee, and Matthew Wrather discuss fictional dystopian surveillance states, recourse to works of fiction in political discourse, PRISM, and The Purge.

Spoilers for George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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Alternative Titltes for This Episode

  • It’s Watchmen All The Way Down
  • TCP/IP Werewolf Communications
  • The Surveillance State that Makes Us Buy Cereal
  • Big Wrather is Watching
  • In The 24th Century, Nobody Hates Each Other Because Everybody Hates Each Other
  • I Just Purged All Over Myself