The Protagonist Podcast #099: Holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye (Novel 1951) "They're all phonies."
The Protagonist Podcast #097: Nausicaa in Nausicaa of The Valley of the Wind (Film 1984) “There’s nothing to fear …”
Joe and Todd are joined by special guest Nik English to talk about the Netflix series Stranger Things. They talk about the character Eleven, but also touch on all the great characters in the show as they discuss how the show follows a formula yet breaks from it in unique ways.
The Protagonist Podcast #092: Coach Herman Boone in Remember the Titans (Film 2000) "I will not be intimidated. That's just the way it is."
Todd and Joe talk about Coach Boone from the classic football movie Remember the Titans. Topics of discussion include the "true" part of "inspired by a true story," positive and negative characteristics of Coach Boone, and how entertainment deals with tough real-world subjects.
The Protagonist Podcast #091: Charles Christopher in The Abominable Charles Christopher (Web Comic 2007-) "..."
This week, Todd and Joe talk about Charles Christopher, the mute Sasquatch creature from the webcomic The Abominable Charles Christopher by Karl Kerschl. We discuss what makes this silent giant lovable, the verbose forest creatures that surround him, and our feelings on cryptozoology.
The Protagonist Podcast #090: Shawn Spencer and Burton Gustor in Psych (TV 2006-14) “I’m not 27 anymore. I can do whatever I want.”
The Protagonist Podcast #087: Dr Strange in Dr. Strange: The Oath (Comic 2006-07) “The best that doctors can do is take care of the people who entrust their lives to us.”
The Protagonist Podcast #084: Lizzie Bennet in The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (mixed media 2012) "It is a truth universally acknowledged ..."
This week Joe and Todd are rejoined by special guest Kjerste Christensen to discuss the Lizzie Bennet Diaries. We talk about what is unique about a YouTube/social media adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and how in the world they managed to make Lydia a sympathetic character.
The Protagonist Podcast #080: "Only the deepest love will induce me into matrimony." Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice (Film 2005)
This week, returning All-Star guest Kjerste Christensen joins Joe and Todd to discuss Elizabeth Bennet from the 2005 film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Listen as we discuss interpretations of Lizzie, tackle listener feedback about this film, and discover a shocking revelation.