Manni Spicer Saavedra ’23

Manni Spicer Saavedra ’23

Contributing Writer

“The Midnight Gospel” Boasts an Exciting Format but Suffers from Narrow Perspectives
Arts and Living

“The Midnight Gospel” Boasts an Exciting Format but Suffers from Narrow Perspectives

Watching Netflix’s “The Midnight Gospel” is an exercise in concentration. The adult cartoon created by “Adventure Time” animator Pendleton Ward and comedian Duncan Trussell superimposes a fantastical science-fiction universe onto real-world podcast-style philosophical conversations, creating two parallel narratives that can be hard to distinguish. Watching Netflix’s “The