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Superhero Ethics
Superhero Ethics
Superhero Ethics

Exploring ethical questions from Superhero movies and TV shows, sci-fi, and everything else geeks love

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We Won! Now What?

We love to see the heroes overthrow the evil king/ruler/government/corporation. But what happens next? Riki and Matthew dive into those... more

11 Jun 2024 · 54 minutes
When Heroes Fall, Who is to Blame? Anakin, Killmonger, and More

In this thought-provoking episode of Superhero Ethics, hosts Matthew Fox and Riki Hayashi dive deep into the question of why... more

04 Jun 2024 · 54 minutes
X-Men ‘97: Can Heroes Retire?

Matthew Fox and Riki Hayashi are joined by Will Freeland and Steve Stormoen from the Hype Is My Superpower podcast... more

28 May 2024 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Dune: Part Two • Mythology & the Fremen

Host Matthew Fox dives deep into the world of Dune: Part Two with special guest Professor Matthew Kapell, an expert... more

21 May 2024 · 57 minutes
X-Men ‘97: Is Tolerance Extinction?

Is Tolerance Extinction? Was Magneto Right?Matthew Fox and Riki Hayashi dive into the complex moral questions raised by the new... more

13 May 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Anime & Japan

What Makes Anime ‘Anime’? Exploring the Unique Elements of Japanese AnimationIn this episode of Superhero Ethics, hosts Matthew Fox and... more

07 May 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Alan Moore, Superheroes & Fascism

Do superheroes promote fascist ideology? In this episode of Superhero Ethics, hosts Matthew Fox and Riki Hayashi dive deep into... more

30 Apr 2024 · 1 hour,
Is Failure the Greatest Teacher?

Was Yoda right when he told Luke, "The greatest teacher, failure is," in Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last... more

23 Apr 2024 · 56 minutes
One Piece: Can Pirates Be the Good Guys?

Matthew Fox and Riki Hayashi dive into the question of whether a pirate can truly be a hero. Using the... more

16 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Riki Hayashi’s Debut as Co-Host!

We welcome Riki Hayashi as the new co-host alongside Matthew Fox. Riki brings a wealth of knowledge and fresh perspectives... more

09 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Superhero Ethics
We Won! Now What?
Superhero Ethics