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Oedipal Dream or Peppers In Exile

With guest, Pedro Almeida

Season 1, episode 3
1 hr 31 min / Published

In this episode I’m catching up with Pedro, a Ph.D. student in Portuguese literature. Join us as we talk about life in academia, his dissertation, therapy, Portuguese cuisine, electric scooters and urinals, among other things. Check out the show notes for extra links to some of the things mentioned in the episode..

Show notes

If you're interested in learning more about the Panopticon, check out this video

This article is a great little introduction to Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa and his work.

You can find a concise explanation of Todorov's narrative theory here.

Click here to watch the trailer for the newly restored version of Soy Cuba (1964).

Click here to view the trailer for Lumière ! L'aventure commence (2017). You'll find all those wonderful videos of Paris in the 1890s, without any of the nasty comments.

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Brilliant episode, I loved it.

If I can put it this way: the most nonsense/idiotic jokes (although elaborate and smart) and the highest culture (although mostly used to fool people) melt together inside this pearl... I laughed a lot and not only that!

Very personal, yet universal in many ways


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