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?
Marvel’s Captain Marvel is out in theaters, but the lead up to its release may stand out in history more than it being the first MCU movie headlining a woman! Donovan and Harrison talk pitting it against Alita: Battle Angel, the biases of online critique, and what both men and women are looking for in … More Front Lines Online: Men, Women and Captain Marvel
The guys discuss all things Halloween! The traditions, horror film icons and what horror says of us as people!
*TRIGGER WARNING* This episode includes discussions of rape, pedophilia and sexual abuse. The famous Michael Bailey joins the discussion of the recent resurgence of sex abuses within the Catholic Church. The guys discuss their own Catholic upbringing, how they currently define their faiths, the mafioso nature of Catholicism, the sexual education of Catholics, and more … More When Should People Leave the Church? Guest Starring Michael Bailey!
What is the nature of our hate? How do we do it? How do we come to feel anything towards things, both popular and unpopular? This episode begins in fresh territory (with the Kardashians) and only burrows down weirder paths, cataloging popular hate, general acceptance, memes and darker territory.
Donovan and Harry switch gears from the last several serious topics and go after their own in discussing fandoms and geek culture that went Too FAR.
The Red Pill. Incels. Femoids. Chads and Stacies. This is the language of a world Harry and Donovan hover over in observation, but refuse to descend upon. Through the cloud of misunderstanding they lock arms and seek to find an answer, together, before they die of smoke inhalation.