Watchmen Podcast Season 1 – Episode 2: “Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship”
“In an era of stress and anxiety, when the present seems unstable and the future unlikely, the natural response is to retreat and withdraw from reality, taking recourse either in fantasies of the future or in modified visions of a half-imagined past.”
― Alan Moore, Watchmen
Welcome to another highly-anticipated episode of Watchmen Podcast featuring your hosts: Carolyn, Wendy, Vanessa, and Toni getting into the nitty gritty of this week’s “Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship.” In this episode, the hosts:
Wendy’s apologizes for her “outdated” Oklahoma! opinions!
Break down the episode from start to finish
Wearing masks as a “defense mechanism” echoed throughout the entire episode
Discuss HBO’s supplemental and must-read “Peteypedia“
George Catlin’s Comanche Feats of Martial Horsemanship, 1834
What we’re excited to see for episode 3!
Carolyn’s note on ACTING
HBO provided supplemental reading on their site called “Peteypedia,” with all kinds of history, background and fill-ins for the episode.
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