S00E02. The Wild Robot

Before the Future Came

Oct 3 2023 • 1 hr 30 mins

Content Warnings: discussion of defecation, animal injury and death, misogyny, enslavement. With Hollywood strikes ongoing, we discuss The Wild Robot by Peter Brown. We talk about community and ownership, philosophical wildness, and Object-Oriented Ontology. We also dip into practice, found families, refrain, robots in science fiction, individuality, and cheerful pooping. For images discussed in this episode, visit the episode page on our website. Please share your thoughts! You can hail us at onscreen@beforethefuture.space, contact us on social media, or comment on our website at beforethefuture.space. We'd also love a five-star review on your favorite podcast platform. Works cited: Akao, D. (Writer) & Suzuki, K. (Director). (2019). My roommate is a cat [TV series]. Zero-G. Asimov, I. (1950). Runaround. In I, Robot. Gnome Press. Asimov, I. (1957). The naked sun. Doubleday. Auel, J. M. (1980). The clan of the cave bear. Crown. Bogost, I. (2012). Alien

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