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.
Donovan and Harry discuss their feelings on the death, life and meaning of Chadwick Boseman.
Kelly returns to discuss the impending election, the protests in her hometown of Oregon, the Democratic Presidential Candidates and the American Dream. Also, Hideo Kojima!
If times are changing, how are we changing? Is this anger we feel destructive, or productive? Am I becoming violent?