138: Memory, Pain, and Relationships (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
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Award-winning screenwriter and medieval philosophy scholar Yoel Inbar joins us for a deep dive on the Charlie Kaufman/Michel GondREY masterpiece Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. When relationships go bad is it better to believe they never happened? What is the nature of memory, how is it constructed, and is it possible to zap them out existence with an Apple IIe? Will Tamler have a more optimistic take on the ending of the movie than David? (Hint: yes) Also—only two more weeks to preorder Why Honor Matters and get your free bonus episode! Upload your receipt here Special Guest: Yoel Inbar.Support Very Bad WizardsLinks:Yoel Inbar Michel Gondry - IMDbEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) - IMDbEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Movie Review (2004) | Roger EbertThe Science of Sleep (2006) - IMDbBe Kind Rewind (2008) - IMDbJay Electronica - Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge) (Full 15-minute version) - YouTube