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 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!)

Joe Rogan, More Media, and Racial Pride vs. Stereotypes ROUND 3

The guys (somewhat reluctantly) throw their two cents into the ring of the Joe Rogan-Spotify debacle, wading further into pools of Free Speech, arming one against misinformation and general media madness. Then Harry and Don return to the very first topic of the show and look inward, finding new understanding of themselves in a world … More Joe Rogan, More Media, and Racial Pride vs. Stereotypes ROUND 3

Year End Review 2021 Part I

It’s the end of the year, so we’re recounting the ten best works of media we experienced — movies, TV shows, books — and this time with a twist! Donovan and Harrison are joined by Stella of Batgirl to Oracle, who would’ve figured into the backstories of a number of entries anyway. Donovan starts us off with notes on two legends, the recently departed screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto and comics artist George Perez, diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer. From there, we cover the things we missed before starting with our Top Ten lists, and then taking a detour to discuss a key Worst of the Year. … More Year End Review 2021 Part I