Episode 748: Everyone’s Mid on Middle Earth

On the Overthinking It Podcast, we tackle Amazon Prime’s streaming series, “The Rings of Power.”

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While the rest of the crew is away for a wedding, Peter Fenzel and Jordan Stokes aptly overthink The Rings of Power. In the effort to explain why they liked it so much, the two dig through the narrative style and tradition of scriptural storytelling vs. psychodrama, foreshadowing vs. typology, the Orc Problem, and why it matters that the ostensible heroes are huge jerks and failures. Plus, why not go to Heaven when you have the chance?

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