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
And so we begin, with a massive look at Seduction of the Innocent, the history of moral panics circa the 1950s, Frederic Wertham being a crappy researcher and Batman being a crappy boyfriend.
*CONTENT WARNING* This episode discusses sexual abuse and violence against children . Listener discretion is strongly advised The guys discuss the oddities of the East once again, this time joined by Trevor from the TROOTH web channel! Specifically, the three men discuss the contrasting marketability between what’s allowed in Japan vs. what’s sold to Americans. … More Why is Anime so Weird ROUND 2: Guest-Starring TROOTH!
Live in session for the third time, the guys talk resume their discussion about Neon Genesis Evangelion and all the subjects the show involves, including voice acting, character attention, male sexuality and the continual stanning of Misato Katsuragi.
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.
*TRIGGER WARNING* This episode contains language people may find objectionable. In celebration of their 100th episode milestone, Donovan and Harrison return to the long-abandoned well of their original episode ideas, finally making good on a topic that’s been promised since the initial podcast trailer! Are there things we cannot, or should not, joke about?
This week the guys ask of each other and you the definition of good people, and how to arrive at such a title.
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 Assailing white creators … More Should There be Limits to Storytelling?
This week the guys talk violence in media, why they love it, and why they shouldn’t. … More Why Do We Enjoy Violence in Media?