04.22: Gravity’s Rainbow
In which we continue our discussion of Gravity’s Rainbow with a careful look at the second half of Book Three, Chapter Eleven – the Pökler chapter.
Chris mentions a concept called “the deep state.” Here’s Bill Moyers with a fairly detailed explanation.
Playing a game with death in The Seventh Seal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4yXBIigZbg.
Playing games with death in Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg-IG7V5eZg.
Death playing bass with Bill and Ted: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0WsqcmdjVo.
On the possible origin of the name Zwölfkinder, Alan mentions the Grimm’s Fairy Tale “The Twelve Brothers.”