This week the guys discuss National Amnesia, Greed and the late 90s two-issue graphic novel “Uncle Sam” by Steve Darnall and Alex Ross.
And now for something completely different…Donovan plucks from his family tree and brings on Jon Thicklin to talk all things relevant in the lives and interests of black men today. That involves police brutality, Kanye West and who should and shouldn’t play Storm!
If times are changing, how are we changing? Is this anger we feel destructive, or productive? Am I becoming violent?
In a Post-Black Panther, Post-MCU, current-BLM world…precisely what impact did Blade land on the world in 1998? The guys ponder that during and after their commentary of the Wesley Snipes classic!
In the aftermath of the protests against Police Brutality, several companies have responded by reexamining their mascots’ histories. The guys discuss that, plus examples such as Gone with the Wind, searching for their utility in a firmly anti-racist world.
Donovan and Harrison are back to discuss the changing of the world, with dim visions on what the future they want may look like. Black Lives Matter.
Responding to a Video Essay by Al Jazeera, the guys welcome back Raphael Soohoo and bring in Jon M. Wilson to talk about the legacy, agony and ecstasy of the Superman mythos. Is Superman relevant, and is that a question that must be answered? How do the modern films contextualize the question?And what does all … More What Relevance Does Superman Have Today? (Guest Starring Raph Soohoo and Jon Wilson!)
The guys deep-dive into another huge favorite from their critical adolescence, commenting on Mamoru Oshii’s 1995 adaptation of Masumune Shirow’s manga classic: “Mobile Armored Riot Police”!
Another old “favorite” is examined under the microscope of hindsight in real time, as Harrison and Donovan talk Star Wars Episode III!