Ep. 50 Why Roddy Piper Was Too Rowdy in *They Live*


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By Robert Murphy. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Bob analyzes John Carpenter's 1988 cult classic, "They Live," starring Roddy Piper. After making some general observations about the major thematic elements, Bob critiques the main character's strategy for dealing with an alien takeover of the media and government. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The Bob Murphy Show episode 14 on parables and lizard people. The YouTube clip of the famous scene from the movie. The NYT article explaining Obama's Secret Kill List. Help support the Bob Murphy Show. The audio production for this episode was provided by Podsworth Media.

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