Deconstructing Tom’s editing filter, briefly Brother X, Star Wars and LOTR news, questionable parenting trends of the modern age and debating the value of death. Plus, Two Bit Geeks t-shirts are here!
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Ode to the Cutting Room Floor [00:22]
Bits & Pieces [09:40]
- Dare to be Stupid, Weird Al’s sublime pastiche
- A green light for a new Star Wars trilogy (no spoilers, Brother X)
- Bezos pays a boatload for the Lord of the Rings TV rights
Where have all the children gone? [23:51]
- Helicopter parenting and the vanishing neighborhood
- The digital allure of indoors and the decline of play
- The many layers of free-range, boredom and the calibration of letting go
To die or not to die: that is the question [49:05]
Bonus Round: Two Bit Geeks t-shirts are here!
Music by Lee Rosevere (CC by 4.0)