This episode starts off with the guys attempting to dissect the public’s fascination with villains, devolving speedily into what doesn’t work about the Todd Phillips film Joker. Here there be SPOILERS, so beware.
The conversations of conclusions continue as the guys discuss futuristic cloning, torture, surrealist dick-measuring and more!
Ethics in writing. Biased critique. Artist’s intent. Should stories and creative works come pre-packaged with affirmative morals we agree with?
A throwback-esque moral panic episode of sorts, the guys discuss Trump voters, Evangelicals and what these groups of people might mean for the country going forward.
This week the guys talk about murder in all its myriad forms. … More KILLING: Is It Ever Justified?
Harry and Don discuss Tarantino’s use of the word “nigger” in his movies, most mainly in “Pulp Fiction”, although “Jackie Brown” and “Django Unchained” are discussed as well. The tension between historical significance, artistic license, Artist vs. Audience, “Generation KKK” “N-word privilege” and worst case scenarios are discussed, including voices outside of the “H and D” realm. Not included is Donovan’s younger, smarter brother. … More Should Quentin Tarantino reconsider his use of “the N-word” in his films?
Harry and Don discuss what it means to take offense on others’ behalf. Are you going into each fight with the right state of mind? Or intentions? How much does your ego play into it? Privilege, feminism and more post 2016 election talk are all brought up, as well as many other points. … More Can You Be Outraged On Other People’s Behalf?
Donovan and Harrison finally find a topic which they come from opposite opinions! RELIGION: Does it help more than it harms or not? The guys talk about their personal religious backgrounds or lack thereof, the practitioners of faith, Bill Maher, and go out of their way not debating the existence of God. … More RELIGION: Does it UNITE Us or DIVIDE Us?
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