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Eric Jacobus is a professional stuntman, motion designer, and independent philosopher.

Show Notes

Eric Jacobus is a professional stuntman, motion designer, and independent philosopher. He is writing a book called the Art of Violence, about how mirror neurons and mimetic rivalry affect perceptions of violence. We talked about film, how to theorize cinematic violence, René Girard, how social crises change cinematic norms around violence, why mainstream cinema has degenerated so badly, and much more.

Eric Jacobus
The Art of Violence: https://ericjacobus.com/the-art-of-violence/
Eric's Youtube: https://youtube.com/ericjacobusofficial
Rope a Dope (short film): https://youtu.be/G5xAbp1SW5c

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