We may not be experts on the subject, but the least we [ought] do is recount our own experiences with the September 11 attacks and the 20-year aftermath. … More Are We Post-9/11?
On a rare daytime recording of QNA, Donovan and Harrison reconsider a late 20th-century “classic,” The Matrix. Does it hold up after all these years? Long ago, we were saturated by Matrix imitators and parody — but times have changed. Maybe old wounds have healed, and indeed, we’re seeing more Matrix on the horizon. Is this reality? … More [Don’t] Dodge This! The Matrix Commentary
Joshua Lapin-Bertone returns, along with the topic of reboots – this time focusing on television series revamps and reimaginings. Are some changes made for the sake of diversity always for the better? *NOTE* This episode contains spoilers for the Black Widow film.
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.
This week the guys discuss the year’s uptick in progressive content, primarily in cartoons and video games. What constitutes as progressive media in the first place? Does the effort justify the lack of efficacy?
In the week since recording last week’s episode, one of the guys seeks to refine his statements and aim for precision in laying out the caseload for a post-2020 revival project. What does the other guy think? One can’t solve a problem before knowing what it is. So who are our enemies?
If times are changing, how are we changing? Is this anger we feel destructive, or productive? Am I becoming violent?
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.