Episode 93 – The Clay Man Incident

Episode 93 – The Clay Man Incident

NOTE: There were some technical difficulties that occurred during the recording of the opening segment which caused some of the audio quality to be compromised. The remainder of the episode meets our normal standards of audio fidelity. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Week in Geek: Andrew plays Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes while Dan plays a Free-to-Play game, finally watches Ant-Man, and discusses re-watching Event Horizon.

Whitewashing: With the release of a photo of Scareltt Johansenn in costume to celebrate the start of filming of the Hollywood live-action adaptation of the venerated manga/anime, Ghost in the Shell, a lot of controversy across the internet among nerds and socially conscious people alike discussed the idea of whitewashing in media adapted from other cultures.

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For all intents and purposes, that was an episode recap.

Interesting Links:

-“Orientalism, Whitewashing, and Erasure: Hollywood’s Historic Problem with Asian People” by Jessica Lachenal (via theMarySue)

Featured Music:

-“Stayin’ In Black” by Wax Audio
-“The Ghost Inside” by Broken Bells
-“When Doves Cry” by Prince (RIP)

-Clip from Animaniacs

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