Does it matter what we watch and read? Is it possible for a film to be just entertainment or are the stories that our mass media tells us shaping how we see the world? Peter Biskind, author of “The Sky Is Falling: How Vampires, Zombies, Androids, and Superheroes Made America Great For Extremism” has been covering this territory for a while. Jessa calls him to discuss our current love of disaster and revenge and what that reveals about the current American psyche. --- SUBSCRIBE to the #PublicIntellectual #Patreon page to access BONUS CONTENT, EARLY EPISODE RELEASES, SHOW NOTES, MERCH and more: www.Patreon.com/PublicIntellectual
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