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For this Christmastime subscribercast we welcome back Henri to discuss the 1980s sci-fi comedy classic Back to the Future. We talk about whether Back to the Future is a Christmas movie (it isn’t), its exploration of time and time travel, the sometime troubling depiction of adolescent sexuality, the racist moments and the circular, cyclical symbolism present throughout the movie. We also talk about the role music, as a temporal medium, plays in this story about time travel.

While this would normally be a preview I decided to make the episode available to everyone, so Merry Christmas and I hope you enjoy it.