Episode 563: The Demon in You, The Demon in Me

On the Overthinking It Podcast, we tackle “Hellboy,” the 2004 film starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro.

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Peter Fenzel, Mark Lee, and Matthew Wrather use the occasion of the new Hellboy to discuss the only Hellboy that matters—the one from 2014 directed by Guillermo del Toro and starring Ron Perlman. They find different ways to discuss the triangle between nature, nurture, and choice,and they realize that all Smashing Pumpkins songs are actually

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One Comment on “Episode 563: The Demon in You, The Demon in Me”

  1. John C Member #

    Heh. The number-one rule I’ve always had about judging conspiracy theories is that, if the world’s ills can be resolved with a knee to some shadowy groin or collection of shadowy groins, then the theory is probably missing a few parts or at least has a few screws loose. Likewise, if a known societal structure is dismissed by envisioning it as some shadowy, kickable conspiracy, it’s…not great analysis.
    But, as mentioned, it’s definitely interesting to classify broad adventure stories in terms of what evil looks like and how the heroes approach it.


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