Donovan returns from the Batman 80th Anniversary Pop Culture Conference in Bowling Green State University and talks with Harry about media criticism and fandom. How do fans become proper critics, where does that take their fandom, nay, their sanity? Why do WE do this?
This week the boys discuss the past and future of social taboos, wondering which will switch positions in acceptance in the far off space age.
Green Book. Spike Lee. Cancel Culture. When do things become problematic, and how so can we train ourselves to better act?
Marvel’s Captain Marvel is out in theaters, but the lead up to its release may stand out in history more than it being the first MCU movie headlining a woman! Donovan and Harrison talk pitting it against Alita: Battle Angel, the biases of online critique, and what both men and women are looking for in … More Front Lines Online: Men, Women and Captain Marvel
In this episode the guys return to Japan, discussing their exposure to anime, its writing trends compared to American fiction, and what they take away from both anime and Japanese video games.
The guys (Don, Harry and Peter) discuss the late 2018 Tumblr ban of Adult Content, how that is defined, the state of online sex work and more in this feelgood peek at the future.
The guys tackle race, gender and their own fears and confront their past!