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Video essays that explore the intersection of art, culture, and big ideas written & produced by FEE's Director of Media, Sean W. Malone.

October 3, 2019

NO SPOILERS FOR THE JOKER MOVIE

For a young kid growing up in Tehran, Batman's never-ending battle with the Joker became a symbol for what was happening around him, as his once-prosperous world began to collapse under the weight of nihilism, discord, and senseless violence. Monsters like the Joker exist, but even without super-powers, we can defeat them by believing in the spirit of Batman.


CREDITS:
Produced by Sean W. Malone
Written by Arash Ayrom & Sean W. Malone
Edited by Arash Ayrom & Sean W. Malone


LINKS:
Listen to Arash on The Larry Reed Hour

https://anchor.fm/loving-liberty/episodes/10-8-2019-The-Reed-Hour-e6e4ac

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left-wing_guerrilla_groups_of_Iran
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2019/01/24/the-iranian-revolution-and-its-legacy-of-terrorism/
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2019/01/24/the-iranian-revolution-a-timeline-of-events/
https://www.popmythology.com/the-psychology-philosophy-of-the-joker/
https://fee.org/resources/the-story-of-nicholas-winton/
https://fee.org/articles/the-sweet-sociability-of-self-interest/
https://fee.org/articles/how-believing-in-socialism-can-make-you-miserable/
https://fee.org/shows/audio/words-numbers/tank-man/

 

About the Hosts


Sean W. Malone studied music performance and composition for film and multimedia at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Bachelor of Music, 2005) and New York University (Master of Arts, 2007), before working in various creative roles in the music and film industries in New York and Los Angeles.

In 2011, he relocated to Washington, DC to develop professional media production capabilities at various…

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