How Should Satire and Subversion Work in Post-Modern Media?

Marvel. Predator. Comedies. Action Movies. Sometimes played straight, sometimes played sly, these are examples of media with dual purposes. The guys go over Donovan’s fanboy whining over Thor Love and Thunder, Harry’s ponderous musings over the original Predator film, and discuss the successes and failures of modern animation, action films, and various other “subversive” media.

Trauma, Empathy and Culture: How Do We Interpret Cults? (Midsommar Commentary guest starring Stella!)

Stella introduces the guys to Ari Aster’s sophomore horror follow-up to the popular Hereditary: Midsommar starring Florence Pugh. Along the viewing journey, several disturbing scenes are flanked by questions of faith and community. How are we trained to interpret different cultures and customs?

Has Pop Culture Shaped America’s Views on Abortion? (Guest Starring Kelly!)

On Monday, May 2nd Politico leaked a draft from the Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in which the Court aims to overturn Roe v. Wade, reversing abortion rights in America. Kelly returns to the show to discuss the history of the courts and abortion, and the three list instances in various media of how the … More Has Pop Culture Shaped America’s Views on Abortion? (Guest Starring Kelly!)

“Don’t Say Gay” Bill and the history of Anti-LGBT propaganda in America – Part 3 (Guest Starring Joshua Lapin-Bertone!)

The third part of the anti-LGBT legislation discussion concludes with Don talking with Joshua Lapin-Bertone, a native Floridian who lays out the details of the Gov. DeSantis agenda and how harm will come to school-age children.

“Don’t Say Gay” Bill and the history of Anti-LGBT propaganda in America – Part Two (Guest starring Peter!)

Continuing into Part II (The Dark Middle Chapter) of QNA’s exploratory mission into America’s most embarrassing recesses, we have on returning favorite Peter “Comic Books” Peter, and spend a not-inordinate amount of time on everyone’s favorite British children’s author. … More “Don’t Say Gay” Bill and the history of Anti-LGBT propaganda in America – Part Two (Guest starring Peter!)

“Don’t Say Gay” Bill and the history of Anti-LGBT propaganda in America – Part One (Guest starring Chris Creary and Will Ackerman!)

With the recent surge in anti-LGBT legislation, the next three episodes feature guests discussing with Donovan and Harrison what this current wave of GOP-fueled homophobia means to them, why it’s happening and ways to fight against it. In part one, Chris Creary returns with Earth-2.net podcaster Will Ackerman to discuss all things both classroom and … More “Don’t Say Gay” Bill and the history of Anti-LGBT propaganda in America – Part One (Guest starring Chris Creary and Will Ackerman!)