Helm, Ruby and Sand: We Discuss Netflix’ Sandman episodes 1-5

Brian and Sam enter the Dreaming to discuss the first five episodes of the Netflix show Sandman, based on the comic written by Neil Gaiman.  Setting the tale in a dream world gives Gaiman a great deal of freedom in writing. We discuss Gaiman’s brand of storytelling in relation to other Christian writers as well as the Bible, and also the value of being able to write your story into the story of Christ. We also discuss some parallels between Morpheus’ story and Jesus’. Plus, Brian’s garden is formidable, Sam finds Cain and Abel charming, and yes Morpheus is based a little bit on The Cure’s Robert Smith.

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Blessings and Whoa’s!

This week, Sam and Brian take a break to discuss two new geeky things they’ve loved and one they haven’t. We talk Fantastic Four comics, Star Trek, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, Station 11, and Netflix among other things. What’s a blessing and what’s a whoa? Gotta listen to find out!

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