Episode 48 – The Eternals (2021), with David S Anderson

We dig back into the MCU with return guest and (pseudo-)archaeology expert, David S Anderson to excavate The Eternals (2021). Once more we revisit the thorny issue of what exactly is and isn’t a god in this universe and how to reconcile these immortal robo-stewards against the broader universe. We also dig into the problematic nature of its source material, the way ideas about myth and history slip in and out of cultural discourse and underlying assumptions about what humans are and are not good for. Is is love, creativity, hope, pyramid-building? Namor also pops up for reasons

Myths are for the Children
Myths are for the Children
Episode 48 - The Eternals (2021), with David S Anderson
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