#49: Their Names Have Become A Stamp Of Mediocrity

#49: Their Names Have Become A Stamp Of Mediocrity

Tasha Robinson recently spoke to the normally press-shy Wachowski siblings, and her conversation with them created the first-ever documented instance of a person thinking “Hmm, I should probably give those Matrix sequels another shot.” Sometimes the story behind something, or a fondness for its creator, prompts this kind of reassessment. A.V. Club copyeditor Andrea Battleground joins Tasha and host Kyle Ryan as they discuss liking people but disliking their art, giving creators a second chance, and acoustic versions of Stone Temple Pilots songs.

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