This week we discuss The Underground Railroad. We talk the theme of collective parenting, the symbolism, the barrier of entry to slave narratives and the role of capitalism. There was a lot of talk about in this brilliant series helmed by Barry Jenkins, listen today.
This week: HBO’s new BANGER Lovecraft Country. We talk about pulp, police terror, HP Lovecraft, James Baldwin, the 50s as a setting, and the way horror has treated Black people. Just watch the show bro. please
This week we cried watching Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us. We talked about DuVernay’s ongoing project with her work, the broken booking system, and the lessons parents have to teach for survival in a world that devalues them.
This week we review HBO’s Random Acts of Flyness. We talk about the great use of absurdism and previous sketch comedy shows centered around Blackness. This one is a wild one.
Drums loop in the intro and outro was produced by JKD STAY FREE. Check out his youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/stayfreecmc.