Apr 11, 2021
Wherein Justice and Andy take a walk through the apocalyptic landscapes of Cormac McCarthy's The Road and Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Sure, The Road is terrifying, but have you met Aloysius O'Hare the oxygen capitalist? We explore these books and films with the help of Gerry Canavan's scholarship on the Anthropocene and...
Apr 4, 2021
Wherein Andy and Justice debate the greatest and worst first officers in the Star Trek canon, and everyone in between. Riker's trombone, Chakotay's conglomerate First Nations status, Tilly's reckless promotion, babysitter T'Pel, Kira's lost glories. And Spock, I guess.
Mar 28, 2021
Wherein Justice and Andy discuss the underrated Pink Floyd classic Animals and Bong Joon-ho's Oscar-winning film Parasite. Foucault and Ellen Meiksins Wood provide a lens to connect both texts to the theme of class and labor divisions. Neoliberalism, American Psycho, Censorship, and the privatization of public property...
Mar 21, 2021
Wherein Andy and Justice welcome Patrick Fleis, an international copyright attorney based in Milwaukee, to discuss copyright law. What are your rights as an artist? What are our rights as consumers? Why does Amazon hate libraries? Find out here!
Mar 7, 2021
Wherein Justice and Andy dress down the supposed controversy of Potato Head and Dr. Seuss. Judith Butler provides a helpful context for unpacking these latest entries in the cancel culture kerfuffle. Are they canceled? Are they censored? Nope!