The ClearOut Podcast Episode 4

A Big Slab of Handsomeness

In this episode of the podcast I go from outer space and isolation and space music to cricket, and my attempts to introduce the finer points of that game to my daughter. From there it is a short jump to baseball and a deep dive into The Natural, both the Bernard Malamud novel of 1952 and the 1984 movie starring Robert Redford, whose performance I am critical of.

Reflecting on the sentimentality of that movie leads to a discussion of resentment as an oppositional force to sentiment and their respective influence on how we think about the past and the relationships in our lives.

Listen, enjoy, like, follow and share. Thanks for listening.

Watch out for that bat!

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