In the wake of Kobe Bryant’s death, a resurgence of discussion concerning his accusations of sex abuse has re-entered conversation. What should be the protocol on deliberating misdeeds from the past when a person dies?
Keyboard warriors assemble! Peter rejoinders for a look at the YouTube Wars, monetizing emotional labor, influencers, and how to defeat the engagement machine (also ContraPoints). … More Why Does Social Media Suck HARDER?
Dead Times invasion! This week, Donovan and Harrison (Harry?) are joined by returning guest hosts Peter “Peter” Peter and April A.K.A. Number One Battlestar Galactica Fan to talk about Twitter crimes and Twitter punishment, Facebook’s data Easter Egg hunt, and good ol’ YouTerrorize. … More Why Does Social Media Suck?
Green Book. Spike Lee. Cancel Culture. When do things become problematic, and how so can we train ourselves to better act?
The guys (Don, Harry and Peter) discuss the late 2018 Tumblr ban of Adult Content, how that is defined, the state of online sex work and more in this feelgood peek at the future.
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity, and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly-awakened
No discernible question tonight, but a juggle of topics with our buddy James Gunn the tip of the spear. Reasonably, we didn’t set a metric for how high-profile people like Daniel Tosh became better men, and now we ask that question but with no language in place. For the co-hosts, too, a key disagreement on the value. This issue is intersected by a range of topics, like political correctness vs. “free speech,” pop liberalism, corporate morality, Republican hypocrisy, male anxiety over female power, creating versus assuming space, the morality of hatred, and the real difficulties of checks against systemic abuse. … More The Shape of Outrage
This week the guys discuss Cultural Phenomena, how that gets to be defined, and the backlash effect with each example.
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