No Podcast for Old Men, discusses Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, taking a look at the Literal and Figurative devices present in the text. The text features a journey of a Man and his young child trekking south in a frigid, desolate wasteland, inhabited only by the worst humanity has to offer. No Podcast discusses the presence/absence of God in The Road, the symbolism of fire, and much more on this episode.
As far as off screen deliberations, the group landed on the mother being the “winner” of this meeting - in her own way. We also went on to state that everyone else in the book beside the mother, is a “looser”.