Mar 102016
 

Scott Williams-OakesTopics:
00:03 Love letter: Happy Trails by Scott Williams-Oakes, crushing political correctness, story first – message second, Happy Trails – the book, pre-dystopian environment, how bad things have to get, a vision of the future – or the present, failed expectations, deteriorating economic conditions, collapse of government, love letter to Ontario
17:30 Re-set: the Ontario of our future, how bad can bad get, violence no solution, Happy Trails – a story overview (no spoilers), a canary in the coal mine, a happy ending with unresolved issues
33:50 Up against the Brick Wall: a brief history of ‘the Brick Wall’, using satire to criticize, pushing the envelope on the Brick Wall blog, every issue open to comment, a man with a mission, staring too long into the abyss, the jester, pointing out that the emperor wears no clothes, watching Rome burn
47:25 End of the story: Atlas Shrugged – a Happy Trails parallel, pessimistic future, rising again from the ashes, filling the vacuum, a bleak future, operation of the machine requires freedom, the terrifying world of comedy, upcoming screen play 59:02 END — Promo to 59:42

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