Episode 377: A Vin Diesel Solution to a Whitey Bulger Problem
On the Overthinking It Podcast, we tackle favorite villains from our childhood entertainment, the current state of “Peak Television,” and “Black Mass,” the Whitey Bulger biopic starring Johnny Depp.
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Have We Reached Peak Superhero? Part II: The Winter Statistician
A revised look at the statistics of superhero movies and if there’s any indication that they’ve hit their peak.
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Have We Reached Peak Superhero?
Have we maximized the exploitation of our finite supply of superhero movies, and are now entering a period of inexorable decline?
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The Blockbuster Bell Curve: Are we running out of good movies, too?
As a follow up to the wildly popular “Hubbert Peak Theory of Rock” article on the decline of rock music (and U.S. oil production), I decided to take the logical next step in pop culture quantitative analysis: Greatest Movies Lists. … Continued
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The Hubbert Peak Theory of Rock, or, Why We’re All Out of Good Songs
What’s the link between oil production and rock music quality during the second half of the 20th century?
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