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Podcast #4: Ready Player One and Escapism

Logan talks about Steven Spielberg’s new film Ready Player One, and the effects of digesting entertainment passively and using it as escapism.

Also featuring reviews of the books A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, According to His Excellent Greatness by Michael Minkoff, Jr., and Sean Baker’s film The Florida Project.

Mentioned links and resources:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/09/23/why-amazing-video-games-could-be-causing-a-big-problem-for-america/?utm_term=.86dd8963b438

https://www.challies.com/articles/that-dragon-cancer/

https://www.challies.com/articles/christian-men-and-their-video-games/

https://letterboxd.com/scoke/film/ready-player-one/

 

Bumper music by bensound.com.

 

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Logan Judy
Logan Judy is a Christian blogger and science fiction author with a Batman complex. At Cross Culture, Logan writes about film, comics, cultural analysis, and whatever else strikes his fancy. In addition to his work at Cross Culture, Logan also blogs and podcasts at A Clear Lens. You can find him tweeting about Batman, apologetics, and why llamas will one day rule the world, @loganrjudy.
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