Episode: The Author is Undead – Audience interpretation and authorial intent

Music-free version

We discuss the question of who determines meaning in art/entertainment: author, audience or both? 

Then we conclude with a review of Godzilla vs Kong (2021), with guest kaiju superfan Jase Short. 

Hosted by Derek Johnson and Ani White, edited by Lidia Grigorut and Ani White.

Timecodes:

  • Recs: 2.45
  • Main segment: 8.00
  • Godzilla vs Kong review: 53.15

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References:

Music:

Samples from Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959), Fight Club (1999), Community (2009-2015), Ant Man and the Wasp (2018), Godzilla vs Kong (2021), Björk talking about her TV

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