*CONTENT WARNING* This episode discusses series and films involving Sexual Assault and Extreme Violence. Listener Discretion is Strongly Advised. As America seemingly turns a corner on racial justice, Hollywood is rounding the corner on racial representation, returning to the use of violence to put across the reality of oppression. But not all intentions affect equally. … More Agony and Ecstasy: Struggle Movies and Minority Representation in Media
Zack Snyder’s Justice League has arrived, but with it comes more questions than answers on the future of comic book media. What do hashtag campaigns mean for supply and demand? Who are those doing the demanding? What are the political ramifications of this movie? And who is Zack Snyder anyway?
Weeks after the terrorist attack on Capitol Hill, calls for the Punisher character to be retired were made, some by comic creators! The guys discuss how Frank Castle is seen in the eyes of police, gun rights activists and extremists while going through the three live action films and Netflix tv series.
Starting the Doomsday Clock countdown to the year’s last few episodes, Donovan and Noah discuss last year’s critically acclaimed HBO Watchmen TV series. But is it worthy of its accolades? Is it worthy of the Watchmen name? (Obvious Spoilers for everything Watchmen comic and show related)
Taking a break from the onslaught of the year, the guys discuss one of the many controversial Alan Moore adapted works while watching 2003’s LXG!
Don and Harry deep dive into their past to explore the path towards what led to their current QnoA philosophies! How did you form your personal politics growing up? What were your influences?
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!
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!)