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.
Peter returns as the guys discuss Hollywood’s problems with diversity.
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 boys weight the negative values between exclusionary storytelling and tokenism. … More Which is Worse: Exclusion-ism or Tokenism?
In the fight for progress, do we always know how to use the weapons that best wins each battle? In the never-ending conversation of communication, Donovan and Harry try to define “PC culture” and how it’s both helped and hurt the causes that they’re both passionate about. To write into the show and have your feedback read on the next ep, write in at firstname.lastname@example.org! … More What is PC Culture, and how does it help and hurt?