The guys discuss the life, career and goals of one Candace Owens, Conservative Media Superstar and Professional Supervillain. Is she malicious or simply misguided? And how might one contend with her and her ilk in a battle of wits?
Alien casts a world of cosmic horror that flips the script on sexual assault, and cuts through it with the strange journey of a lone heroine. Donovan plays moderator in a debate between two diehards on their most contentious issue: Alien Resurrection. Which side will he choose? … More At the Base of a Crucifixion: Alien Resurrection (1997) Commentary
This week the guys try as vainly as they can to not yell at the Anti-Vaxxer crowd, and instead seek answers into how the country got where it is today, especially when it involves sympathy regarding dead anti-vaxx conservatives.
And so we begin, with a massive look at Seduction of the Innocent, the history of moral panics circa the 1950s, Frederic Wertham being a crappy researcher and Batman being a crappy boyfriend.
We may not be experts on the subject, but the least we [ought] do is recount our own experiences with the September 11 attacks and the 20-year aftermath. … More Are We Post-9/11?
This week the guys talk martial arts, with the look forward in a post-Shang Chi MCU and backward at a post-Enter the Dragon film genre. Surrounding the film commentary are discussions on the immediate aftermath of Bruce Lee’s passing, successors to his throne, “Brucesploitation”, Asian stars, and how things might’ve been different had Lee lived.
*CW*: child sex abuse and pedophillia. At the end of August 2021, frequent guest of the show Noah Berlatsky was cancelled online for partnering up with Prostasia, an organization whose goals and methods for realizing those goals inflame passions to say the very least. The guys pull apart the discussions of harm reduction, fostering allies, … More How Do You Know You Are Doing the Right Thing?
Battling tech issues, Stella returns along with a new angle on the conversation of Cancel Culture, analyzing specific case studies for examples of “good” and “bad” behavior. Do we leave those we used to love behind? Is it helpful to look up to others as aspirational? Comics, Sports, Comedians and Confederates are all discussed!