Ep. 612 - The Father

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David, Devindra, and Jeff talk about the future of theater-going. Jeff praises the new animated series Invincible. For the feature review, the cast watches The Father, the Oscar-nominated film starring Olivia Coleman and Anthony Hopkins. Tune in to find out why this depressing look at aging is the quintessential Dave’s pick.

Read the New York Times article about “The Last Day of Her Life.”
Read The Atlantic article “Why I Hope to Die at 75.”

Read The New Yorker article on “The Comforting Fictions of Dementia Care.”

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Weekly Plugs
Jeff - This week! Dungeon Run returns! twitch.tv/thedungeonrun

Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)
What we've been watching (~26:15)
David - Bad Trip
Devindra - Calls, Tina
Jeff - Invincible, Nate Bargatze: The Greatest Average American, City of Ghosts

Feature (~1:12:42)
The Father
Spoilers (~1:27:49)

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