In the aftermath of the protests against Police Brutality, several companies have responded by reexamining their mascots’ histories. The guys discuss that, plus examples such as Gone with the Wind, searching for their utility in a firmly anti-racist world.
With ten years, twenty-plus films and billions of dollars under its belt, the guys take a step back and try to parse out what went right about the Marvel Cinematic Universe that took so many years to iron out what went wrong with other comic book films.
April returns to discuss dating, power dynamics, race and age differences in romance!
In discussing the recent conversation regarding Bruce Lee and Asian American representation at large, the guys welcome veteran comic book podcaster Raph Soohoo to give his thoughts and ponder the place America (and the world) is in the race towards equal representation.
In the wake of the controversial Game of Thrones finale, this episode discusses series finales (both good and bad), and with that convo comes the obvious spoiler warning.
The guys once again return to a previous topic with professional help, this week in the form of Author and Romance Storytelling Specialist Nancy Northcott!
Green Book. Spike Lee. Cancel Culture. When do things become problematic, and how so can we train ourselves to better act?
What is the nature of our hate? How do we do it? How do we come to feel anything towards things, both popular and unpopular? This episode begins in fresh territory (with the Kardashians) and only burrows down weirder paths, cataloging popular hate, general acceptance, memes and darker territory.
With the recent revelations of sex abuse in Hollywood, the guys hash out where such predatory mindsets come from.