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Nov 29, 2021

Wherein Andy and Justice follow the difficult journey to prestige for influencers across the social media platforms of TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, and the rest. Topics include the uneven racial dynamics of the algorithm that governs these platforms and the compromised work of artists for financial gain. Admitting...


Nov 16, 2021

Wherein Justice and Andy chirp about the recent controversy surrounding Big Bird's healthcare choices. From Sesame Street's (and PBS's) history as a favorite target for conservative politicians to its service in creating kinder children, we wonder why politicians insert themselves between Big Bird's family and their...


Nov 11, 2021

Wherein Andy and Justice rely on the work of Paula Gunn Allen and Katja Kanzler in their discussion of First Nations narratives and representation. From the seminal work of Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony, to the compromised and problematic depiction of Commander Chakotay on Star Trek: Voyager, we explore the authentic...


Oct 31, 2021

Wherein Justice and Andy march into the debate over Son of Kal-El, the new Superman character introduced this year. His sexuality has sparked some backlash and handwringing from cultural and political pundits, and his climate activism has left others quite disappointed. We explore both sides of the issue to answer the...


Oct 26, 2021

Wherein Andy and Justice trek through Denis Villeneuve's new Dune film adaptation. What has changed from the book? What has remained faithful to Herbert's vision? Is a Dune adaptation truly possible? Also, Josh Brolin is even more terrifying as Gurney Halleck than as Thanos.