Should There be Limits to Storytelling?

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IN THIS EPISODE the guys discuss the impending threat of the show “Confederate”, proposed by Game of Thrones showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff, and the merits and risks in making a television show about modern-day slavery.

Topics included in the discussion are:

The narratives of racially intense shows from white producers

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Assailing white creators whilst ignoring black creators

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Superboy and the Legion of Superheroes #226

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The Death Wish remake and its original

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The merits and failures of Django Unchained

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Further Reading

Interview with the Confederate Producers

Black Communities of the 21st Century: Racial Assimilation and Ahistory in Superhero Comics

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Charles Bronson Murders Everyone

Next Episode…TRANS ISSUES?!!

 


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