Before the release of the next episode, here are a selection of outtakes throughout 2021 and early 2022!
This week the guys try to make sense of political violence, specifically in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Violence is both something to avoid but also historically necessary. Has mankind sufficiently evolved to understand the difference?
Originally posted on With Eyes East:
There are 44 million Ukrainians, and throughout, their voices have gone unheard. I tried the first fund listed here, People in Need, but couldn’t make it past the form. I’ve never owned any euros; have your PayPal info ready. Russia-Ukraine Crisis/War: Info and Ways to Help Your first stop,…
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
Back for more after an eventful month off, the guys discuss the state of the world and how it’s developed in the five years since starting the podcast. Covid, Book Bannings, Joss Whedon, Leftist Politics and more!
We’ve arrived at our Battle of the Five Armies, famous Tolkien trilogy topper, counting down our top three. Personal growth, feminist musicals, feminist K-dramas, and the greatest anime of the year? … More Year End Review 2021 Part III
Starting off with Honorable Mentions, our hearts strain with fond items that just didn’t make the cut. Cartoons, splatter horror, sexy comics, anime. From there, we return for numbers seven through four, with the last of the Worst of the Year mixed in. … More Year End Review 2021 Part II
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
You know he says “The battle for the mind of North America” because it’s a Canadian film, right? This week, we take a look at the highway collision of media criticism and online discourse, so spawning a term for a new age: “media literacy.” Maybe you’re seeing it a lot, too. … More What is Media Literacy?