Teaser for CS 048: Rio, Brazile feat. Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald)



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Glenn Greenwald joins us to discuss his recent article about Donna Brazile and Wikileaks, “Four Viral Claims Spread by Journalists on Twitter in the Last Week Alone That Are False” https://theintercept.com/2017/11/05/four-viral-claims-spread-by-journalists-on-twitter-in-the-last-week-alone-that-are-false/


CS 047: Trumptown feat. Michael Kruse (@michaelkruse) (11/11/2017)



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Today senior staff writer at Politico Michael Kruse (https://twitter.com/michaelkruse) joins us to discuss his recent article about Trump supporters in Johnstown, Pennsylvania both before and after the election, “Johnstown Never Believed Trump Would Help. They Still Love Him Anyway.” https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/11/08/donald-trump-johnstown-pennsylvania-supporters-215800

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Teaser for CS 046: Listener Questions: African Patriarchy and Iggy Azalea Thinkpiece Justice



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Today is another listener question day.

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CS 045: Terrorist Simps (11/05/2017)



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Today we talk about the growing proliferation of murder-suicide meltdown, terrorists and MRA types among black male community. Also, what’s up with Tyrese?

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Preview of CS 044: Antifa Supersoldiers Will End Us All (11/05/2017)



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Today we discuss Antifa supersoldiers, are favorite leftist twitter hoaxes that the alt-right Infowars crowd has fallen for, and other conspiracy hoaxes the alt-right has believed or spread.

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CS 043: Cultural Quadroons (10/29/2017)



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We discussed the NY stripper strike, the new Five Pillars of Hip-Hop, the new Cultural Mulattoes, swirling, getting invited to “the cookout, Bob McNair’s “inmates” comment to his football team, and recent developments with a branch of Black Lives Matter.

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Preview of CS 042: Strangest Things (10/29/2017)



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We discuss Stranger Things 2, which oddly enough wasn’t even what we originally planned to discuss.

 

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CS 041: Disinformation Society (10/24/2017)



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Sorry, there’s some static on my mic this episode. We discuss disinformation on social media and the dynamics of it.

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CS 040: Postmodern Geekdom as Simulated Ethnicity Pt. 2 with Kom Kunyosying and Carter Soles (10/16/2017)



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Today we have Kom Kunyosying and Carter Soles on to discuss their 2012 article “Postmodern Geekdom as Simulated Ethnicity”. This article is very dense and has a lot of different ideas making up its thesis, so we didn’t feel we could contain the discussion within a single episode. Therefore it’s a two-part episode, with this being the second part. Both parts are free and not bonus premium episodes.  Subscribers to Patreon will have access to a combined version of this episode with the full two hour interview as one file however.

Dr. Kom Kunyosying completed a Ph.D. in English at the University of Oregon where he studied the overlap between iconic and ethnic representation in U.S. comics in relation to other visual and prose media. He has published essays on the rise of geek culture for Jump Cut (with Carter Soles) and on metonymy and ecology in Charles Burns’s Black Hole for Interdisciplinary Studies Literature Environment. His essay with Carter Soles, “The Walking Dead’s Hyperreal Hillbilly: Horror, Melodrama, and Backwoods White Protagonists,” is in the forthcoming anthology, “There’s Us and the Dead”: Identity Politics in The Walking Dead (McFarland). He teaches Writing and Literature at Nashua Community College. He can be contacted at kkunyosying@ccsnh.edu.

Dr. Carter Soles completed a Ph.D. at University of Oregon. Carter Soles is Assistant Professor of Film Studies in the English Department at The College at Brockport (SUNY). His research interests include geek studies, gender and identity studies, film authorship, and the comedy and horror genres. He has published articles on the queerness of the independent film Chuck&Buck (2000) for Jump Cut and on the figure of the hillbilly in 1970’s horror cinema for The Eco-Cinema Reader(Routledge, 2012). His profile can be found here: https://www.brockport.edu/academics/english/directory/soles_carter.html. He can be contacted on Twitter at https://twitter.com/cartersoles

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Preview of CS 039: Is All Inequality Created Equal with Michael Brooks (10/20/2017)



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Today Michael Brooks joins us to discuss various topics recently in the notes, including the ongoing debate between Ta-Nehisi Coates and various figures on the left and identity issues vs. class issues in general.

Michael Brooks is host of The Michael Brooks Show https://www.patreon.com/TMBS, co-host of the Majority Report, co-host of 2 Dope Boys & a Podcast, his writing has appeared in Jacobin, Baffler, Open Democracy and the Washington Post. Follow him here https://twitter.com/_michaelbrooks

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