In this late night edition, we talk about wishful thinking, hero-worship, myth-making, cults of personality, et cetera, within in the political realm, be it through mind-numbingly inane fanfiction, terrible Hollywood screenwriters, or the delusional cries into the chasm of twitter and reddit and the like.
- JD’s Recommendation: The Boys (again, oops) & Psycho Mall Walker
- JNM’s Recommendation: One Strange Rock
Further Reading, Viewing, Listening
- No Politician Deserves Fan Fiction
- Ben Garrison image search
- Jon McNaughton image search
- The Strange, Nostalgic World of Obama-Biden Fan Fiction
- Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery, et al.
- Joe Biden: It Would Be an Insult to My Dead Son for Everyone to Have Healthcare
- ‘The West Wing’s’ idealism looks even better 20 years after its first Emmy