Show Notes for Episode 332, “The Noblest Art”


  • Intro / Banter (00:00 – 24:56)
  • Main Topic NON-SPOILERS (24:56 – 44:24)
  • Main Topic SPOILERS (44:24 – 1:53:50)
  • Outro / Next Week (1:53:50 – 2:01:05)


  1. “Dear Angry TMNT Fans, It May Be Time to Let Go” by Mike Fugere, CBR
  2. “‘The Greatest Showman’ – Review” by Sheila O’Malley,
  3. “The Greatest Showman” by Lori Twichell,
  4. “Interview: Barnum Museum Director On ‘The Greatest Showman’” by Davis Dunavin,
  5. “A geeky music theory analysis of ‘This is Me’ from The Greatest Showman” by Mandy Shaw Roberts,
  6. “Inside ‘The Greatest Showman,’ the Most Magical Musical of the Year” by Hamish Bowles, Vogue
  7. “‘The Greatest Showman,’ and its quiet endurance in cinemas” by Simon Brew, Den of Geek
  8. “How the ‘Greatest Showman’ paved the way for Donald Trump” by Michael Greenwald,
  9. “A Guide To Movie Musical Utopia – Let a little more joy into your heart” by Kendra James,
  10. “Why ‘The Greatest Showman’ Is A Better Musical Than ‘La La Land’” by Dirk Libbey,
  11. “’The Greatest Showman’ Songwriter Benj Pasek on Landing A No. 1 Album and Co-Writing Golden Globe Winner ‘This Is Me’” by Melinda Newman, Billboard
  12. “Larger Than Life: Director Michael Gracey on the Making of ‘The Greatest Showman’” by Chris Eggertsen,
  13. “Is ‘The Greatest Showman’ Going to Broadways After Box-Office Recovery?” by Pamela McClintock, THR
  14. “VIDEO: ‘This Is Me’ with Keala Settle,” YouTube
  15. “Ringmaster: Michael Gracey brings musical spectacle to the life of P.T. Barnum with ‘The Greatest Showman’” by Rebecca Pahle,


  1. “The Greatest Show” by Hugh Jackman, Keala Settle, Zac Efron, Zendaya & The Greatest Showman Ensemble, The Greatest Showman (2017)
  2. “A Million Dreams” by Ziv Zaifman, Hugh Jackman & Michelle Williams, The Greatest Showman (2017)