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Episode 150: On Recognition, Representation, and Revolution

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This week in the podcast we had an amazing conversation with TreaAndrea Russworm (@ProfessorTMR) is an associate professor at UMass Amhearst, author of Blackness is Burning: Civil Rights, Popular Culture, and the Problem of Recognition and co-editor of From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry and the forthcoming Gaming Representation: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Video Games. Check out our conversations that span everything from film to fiction to comics to video games.

What We’re Playing:

  • Virginia
  • NBA 2K17
  • The Sims 3 
  • Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Hearthstone
  • Overcooked
  • Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Ep. 1

What We’re Reading

  • Black (comic) by Kwanza Osajyefo
  • The Heatstroke Line by Edward L. Rubin
  • Uberfication of the University by Gary Hall
  • Blackness is Burning by TreaAndrea Russworm

What We’re Drinking

  • port
  • 3 Floyds Space Station Middle Finger & Deep Eddy’s Grapefruit vodka and tonic
  • Some abomination of Angry Orchard cider, bourbon, honey, and cinnamon