S1 E5 The Importance of Being Arboreal
This week, KL! and Alli delve into the most universal parts of the human condition by trying to unravel the motivations of hope, despair, and semi-sentient alien trees who just want to give back to the planet that originally made them. How should humans act when confronted with a climate crisis so imminent that there’s nothing to lose?
Digressions include: KL!’s Lord and Savior David Jenkins, kind media, Ents, Bob Mossy, alien Punk’d, nature as a haunting, and infrastructure. As it’s been a few months since recording, we’d like to report KL! has now seen Our Flag Means Death all the way through roughly 13 times. It was the most watched streaming show for 6 weeks in a row before being unseated and then clawing its way back. Please come yell at KL! about the pirates. It’s literally all they talk about anymore.
Also, KL! has never and will never set Alli on fire.
Today’s Prompt Systems:
Complete the Story released by Piccadilly USA Inc.
What’s Been Inspiring Us Lately:
- Our Flag Means Death (trailer)
- The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzie Lee
- oh this is like GAY gay i thought we were all just fantasising again (tumblr)
- David Jenkins talking about queerbaiting (gif and text spoilers for episode 9 of Our Flag Means Death)
- Everything happens so much. (Horse_ebooks)
- Do Trees Communicate? (Smithsonian Magazine)
- The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater
- Arrival (trailer)
- “Don’t Trust Me” by 3OH!3 (video)
- Annihilation (trailer)
- Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer
- You wouldn’t download a plant! (meme)
- Alien (trailer)
- The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen
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