The Liminalist # 107.5: Embracing Impermanence (with Keith Gordon)

Part two of conversation with Keith Gordon, on getting movies made, Mother Night, getting Nick Nolte, SOP agent behavior, Singing Detective & Robert Downey Jr., remaking Dennis Potter, TV vs. movies, Brett Easton Ellis, working in TV, turning down Marvel movies, trying to get a TV show set up, how networks make money, a conglomeration of income streams, propaganda & entertainment, the Dexter ripple effect, artistic responsibility, CIA-Hollywood, intentional vs. unintentional propaganda, Homeland, watching Fargo, soft propaganda, Noah Hawley’s point of view, The Godfather & unintended glamorization, True Detective season 2, the power of a downer, breaking the audience contract, The Counselor & archetypal realism, how to choose viewing material, resisting the hype, negative identity, rewatching The Shining, quantum art, dehumanization & ideology, cultural reconfiguration and dissociative fantasies, creating without leaving a signature, self-immersion in movies, embracing impermanence, a self-combusting celebrity.

Songs: “The Kommema and his Religion” & Of the Lakes,” by SunWalker; “White and Blue,” by Trent Herzman; “Good as Dead,” by Todd W. Emmert.

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  1. JorisKarl
    Posted April 9, 2017 at 12:27 am | Permalink

    I really enjoyed this conversation! I learned so much and have many things to think about.

  2. Chris
    Posted June 7, 2017 at 12:29 pm | Permalink

    This was a great one thanks Jasun and Keith. I have tried listening to film podcasts but never could jive with the largely surface level chatter. This was the film podcast convo I hungered for.

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