Pop Culture Case Study: Star Trek (2009) and Psychological Stress

#146 - Pop Culture Case Study: Star Trek (2009) and Psychological Stress

  • January 10, 2017
In the first of a few rebroadcasted appearances on other shows, Shaun joins Dave from Pop Culture Case Study to talk Star Trek (2009)!
Star Wars

#145 - Star Wars (1977)

  • January 2, 2017
Brian and Shaun talk about a movie that no one else seems to have discussed, ever, ad nauseam.
Black Lives and Healthcare with Dorothy Charles

#144 - Black Lives and Healthcare with Dorothy Charles

  • December 27, 2016
Dorothy Charles, of the national student group WhiteCoats4BlackLives, joins Shaun to talk about the long and complicated history of institutional racism in the medical and health establishments.
American Muslim and The Tempest with Laila Alawa

#143 - American Muslim and The Tempest with Laila Alawa

  • December 20, 2016
Shaun talks with the unabashed, uncensored, and unstoppable founder of The Tempest, Laila Alawa.
Birdman

#142 - Birdman (2014)

  • December 13, 2016
Brian and Shaun discuss, in one contiguous take, Iñárritu’s 2014 Best Picture winner.
Ramp Your Voice! with Vilissa Thompson

#141 - Ramp Your Voice! with Vilissa Thompson

  • December 6, 2016
Disability activist Vilissa Thompson talks with Shaun about intersectionality, representation, and the intense labor of trying not to fulfill stereotypes.
Pacific Rim

#140 - Pacific Rim (2013)

  • November 29, 2016
Brian and Shaun continue to alienate the world by disliking Guillermo Del Toro’s robots vs. monsters epic.
Costume Design with Lynn Falconer

#139 - Costume Design with Lynn Falconer

  • November 22, 2016
Shaun talks to Lynn Falconer, who’s dressed Nicolas Cage and Kate Beckinsale, among many others, about what a Costume Designer does, being a collaborative loner, and vintage stores.
Mexican American with Gerry Maravilla

#138 - Mexican American with Gerry Maravilla

  • November 15, 2016
Independent filmmaker and champion of inclusive representation Gerry Maravilla talks with Shaun about being Mexican American, both in the world of film and in the political reality of the current United States.
Tibetan American with Jigme Ugen

#137 - Tibetan American with Jigme Ugen

  • November 8, 2016
Shaun speaks with the President of the Tibetan National Congress, Jigme Ugen, about the history of Tibet’s struggle with China, what it’s like to be a refugee, and the sorry state of Asian-American representation in entertainment.