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Dec 27, 2017

In light of the prominence of sexual assault allegations against artists, art historian Lane Eagles joins Dustyn and Whitney as they navigate the difficult question: how does our relationship to art change when we know its creator did bad things? Are we allowed to enjoy the works? Are we allowed to purchase...


Dec 20, 2017

What makes Taylor Swift so interesting? Is she, actually, interesting? How does she relate to Guy Fieri, America, and...ourselves? Dustyn and Whitney try to figure out the elusive, enigmatic T. Swift.

Dustyn and Whitney recommend the TV show Terriers, the book Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees...


Dec 13, 2017

Is Guy Fieri authentic? Is authenticity admirable, even if someone is authentically unappealing? What does Guy Fieri’s character and celebrity say about America? In the final segment, Dustyn and Whitney talk about crime and punishment (not the book).

 

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Dec 6, 2017

What’s the philosophical significance of Mean Girls? How can gossip change a culture? What is a “culture of censure?” Dustyn asks Whitney what sci-fi/fantasy world would be the best to live in.

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Nov 29, 2017

Is gossip good after all? What does gossip get for us and what's the moral cost? Whitney takes a stand against Twitter’s new character limit.

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