The guys (somewhat reluctantly) throw their two cents into the ring of the Joe Rogan-Spotify debacle, wading further into pools of Free Speech, arming one against misinformation and general media madness. Then Harry and Don return to the very first topic of the show and look inward, finding new understanding of themselves in a world … More Joe Rogan, More Media, and Racial Pride vs. Stereotypes ROUND 3
The guys discuss the life, career and goals of one Candace Owens, Conservative Media Superstar and Professional Supervillain. Is she malicious or simply misguided? And how might one contend with her and her ilk in a battle of wits?
This week the guys talk martial arts, with the look forward in a post-Shang Chi MCU and backward at a post-Enter the Dragon film genre. Surrounding the film commentary are discussions on the immediate aftermath of Bruce Lee’s passing, successors to his throne, “Brucesploitation”, Asian stars, and how things might’ve been different had Lee lived.
Donovan and Harry discuss the national conversation of Critical Race Theory, specifically the nature of its detractors and how the discourse lines up with progressive efforts from centuries past.
*CONTENT WARNING* This episode discusses series and films involving Sexual Assault and Extreme Violence. Listener Discretion is Strongly Advised. As America seemingly turns a corner on racial justice, Hollywood is rounding the corner on racial representation, returning to the use of violence to put across the reality of oppression. But not all intentions affect equally. … More Agony and Ecstasy: Struggle Movies and Minority Representation in Media
When Black History Month rolls around, how do you react? What is it, and how did it come to be? Can it be refined, must it be rebooted, or should it be abolished?
Starting the Doomsday Clock countdown to the year’s last few episodes, Donovan and Noah discuss last year’s critically acclaimed HBO Watchmen TV series. But is it worthy of its accolades? Is it worthy of the Watchmen name? (Obvious Spoilers for everything Watchmen comic and show related)
After four years of cruelty and ineptitude, Donald Trump has finally lost his occupation at the White House. Donovan, Harry and Kelly discuss their feelings during the five-part Election Saga, the mission going forward, and the darker, truer understanding of the call for “Unity”.
*Ten Years after Miles Morales was introduced in Ultimate Spider-Man, the character has achieved worldwide celebration through the Oscar-winning animated film “Into the Spider-Verse”. Stella joins Don and Harry to discuss the discourse surrounding Miles, the controversy, and how the film makes good on media diversity.