Episode 92: The Westworld Experience
Westworld soundtrack by Ramin Djawadi
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To promote season 2 of Westworld, HBO recreated the fictional town from the TV show at the SXSW festival, and they hired actors to play androids who think they're living in the Old West. On the TV show, the human characters are encouraged to do whatever they want to these androids. Unfortunately, some of the guests at SXSW took that idea to heart. Featuring actors Alan Nelson, Liz Waters and Courtney Rose Kline. Also professors Noson Yanofsky, James South and Kim Engels discuss the philosophical questions that Westworld raises about behavior and identity.