Funnily enough (in my world anyway this is funny), the last piece on this blog is a rather negative review of an Ice Cube-starring movie. Now, for the podcast, we have a rather good movie about Ice Cube. Yup, on this week’s Meanderings it’s “Straight Outta Compton.”
Naturally, I don’t think the movie is everything that it could be and rather than simply focusing on the great points I, as I tend to do, harp on the negative. This particularly negative I refer to as a “that could never happen to me” moment. It’s the bit in the movie where you, the audience, identify something that is going to be a huge problem before it becomes one and say to yourself, “that could never happen to me.”
Here’s the thing — of course if could happen to you. The problem is that the movie has just failed to portray the moment in a believable way, not that you (or I) couldn’t be duped into making the mistake.
Listen to the podcast, I explain it all.
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