The Epic: Romers

Hello again everyone!

This week Jackson and Daniel are discussing the Epic. These days, everything from Vines to TV Commercials have had the descriptor of “epic” attached to them, but at one point, the Epic was a specific type of story. This episode is going to delve into the origins of the Epic and talk about which stories being told today can properly be called Epic. Our hosts also weigh in on the genre conventions usually associated with the Epic and whether or not they make for compelling stories.

Also, there are recommendations:

This week you should read The Sun Dog by Stephen King

This week you should play Ghost Blitz

This week you should listen to the music of the Tragically Hip. Actually, you should start right now: 

 

 

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