Story Matters Podcast
A podcast about stories and the artists who tell them

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Ep. 39 - Toxic Tribalism in Fandom

 The Last Jedi backlash, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Hereditary and remembering Anthony Bourdain with special guest Eric Carroll

In this SUPER-SIZED episode of the podcast, Eric Carroll joins us to talk about the incredible new horror/drama film Hereditary. Then we delve into the delicate and controversial waters of toxic tribalism, specifically in reference to the backlash of The Last Jedi and the fallout of bullying on social media. Is the pop culture we consume a substitute for virtue and what is the right way to approach criticism over a particular franchise, fandom or story? 

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