April returns to discuss dating, power dynamics, race and age differences in romance!
Much to Donovan’s horror, his old Catholic middle school made the news that the Harry Potter series was banned for fear of evil soul conjuring. He and Harry knock their heads together, discussing Charismatic Christianity, Church Militarism, and more things the bible says not to do.
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.
Donovan returns from the Batman 80th Anniversary Pop Culture Conference in Bowling Green State University and talks with Harry about media criticism and fandom. How do fans become proper critics, where does that take their fandom, nay, their sanity? Why do WE do this?
This week the boys discuss the past and future of social taboos, wondering which will switch positions in acceptance in the far off space age.
In this episode the guys return to Japan, discussing their exposure to anime, its writing trends compared to American fiction, and what they take away from both anime and Japanese video games.
The guys tackle race, gender and their own fears and confront their past!