Secret Cave Podcast #3: Rick & Morty, Jackass, and the Best Skeleton Movies

Moving away from the idea of structured topics, this week we’re improvising with whatever comes to mind in episode 3 of the Secret Cave podcast.

In this off-the-cuff conversation, we debateย everything from Rick & Morty’s philosophy to the reason skeletons aren’t as widely represented as zombies.

In the future, we’ll be announcing episodes on Twitter, and streaming them on Twitch.

For now, listen to this week’s episode:

?ย in this episode, we discuss:

  • Is Rick & Morty just a shoddy rip off of Futurama?
  • Cliched characterization in Rick & Morty
  • Rick & Morty’s portrayal of family
  • Infidelity as a tired plot line
  • Laughing out loud when watching something alone
  • Is Rick & Morty philosophical fiction?
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The Trap Door

Hear the writers mentioning this article on the Secret Cave Podcast!

Somewhere in the dark and nasty regions, where nobody goes, stands an ancient castle. Deep within this dank and uninviting place lives Berk, overworked servant of “the thing upstairs”. ย But that’s nothing compared to the horrors that lurk beneath the trap door, for there is always something down there, in the dark, waiting to come out…

There are some things from our childhoods that justย stick with us. ย The majority of things are simply forgotten about; nothing more than fleeting and colourful distractions for various Sunday mornings. ย Other things are remembered well, but for all the wrong reasons. ย …   [continue reading]