This week the guys welcome Alex Jaffe and Professor Chris Ceary to talk about Asexual Representation in Media. The gang discusses personal exploration, the inevitability of romantic storytelling, harmful stereotypes and which characters are Ace but don’t know it.
Kelly returns to discuss the impending election, the protests in her hometown of Oregon, the Democratic Presidential Candidates and the American Dream. Also, Hideo Kojima!
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!)
This week the guys are privileged to talk with Dr. Alexandra Ownesby, Kentuckian Nurse Practitioner who is currently running for the House of Representatives in the 4th Kentucky District. The three discuss the current COVID-19 pandemic, proper representation in politics and the needs of Healthcare Reform.
It’s a Steven Special SPECTACULAR! With SU Future having ended, the guys discuss what the world might look like without such a transcendental series to fill the void, reflecting on what the show brought to the masses that set it apart from the rest of Western animation. To do that, they needed guests! First up … More What Can Steven Universe Teach Us? (With Special Guests!)
In this special episode, Dono-chan, Harry-kun and Stella-san are joined by Carolyn Cocca-Senpai to discuss the female future of the action genre, with the tent-pole case study being Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).
April returns to discuss dating, power dynamics, race and age differences in romance!
Michael Bailey returns to talk about when to leave fandom, with topics ranging from finding your joy to witnessing friendships wither and burn over mutual love!