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Step inside the confession booth of Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, two culture writers for The New York Times. They devour TV, movies, art, music and the internet to find the things that move them — to tears, awe and anger. Still Processing is where they try to understand the pleasures and pathologies of America in 2020.

Still Processing The New York Times

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    • 4.5 • 13件の評価

Step inside the confession booth of Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, two culture writers for The New York Times. They devour TV, movies, art, music and the internet to find the things that move them — to tears, awe and anger. Still Processing is where they try to understand the pleasures and pathologies of America in 2020.

    Sweet, Sweet Fantasies, Baby

    Sweet, Sweet Fantasies, Baby

    There’s a difference between our dreams for America — and our fantasies.

    • 32分
    'Waiter, There's a Fly in Our Bubble'

    'Waiter, There's a Fly in Our Bubble'

    Do we have enough breadcrumbs to get to the truth?

    • 37分
    Ziwe May Destroy Hamilton

    Ziwe May Destroy Hamilton

    Welcome to the Age of Discomfort.

    • 37分
    Reparations for Aunt Jemima!

    Reparations for Aunt Jemima!

    When Quaker decided to take Aunt Jemima off the red pancake box after 131 years, did it also try to scrub the legacy she represents? And what sort of compensation is appropriate — and to whom — from a brand that maintained that image in public for so long?

    Discussed this week:“Aunt Jemima Brand to Change Name and Image Over ‘Racial Stereotype’” (Tiffany Hsu, The New York Times, June 2020)“Aunt Jemima: I’se in Town, Honey” (Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University)“The Dixie Chicks Change Their Name, Dropping the ‘Dixie’” (Ben Sisario, The New York Times, June 2020)“Lady Antebellum Sues the Singer Lady A Over Name Change” (Joe Coscarelli, The New York Times, July 2020)“Aunt Jemima’s Heirs’ $3 Billion Lawsuit Against Pepsi, Quaker Oats Tossed by Judge” (Tim Kenneally, The Wrap, February 2015)“What Is Owed” (Nikole Hannah Jones, The New York Times, June 2020)“The Case for Reparations” (Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic, June 2014)

    • 34分
    So Y’all Finally Get It

    So Y’all Finally Get It

    Excerpts from our June 12 live event, where we caught up about the uprisings and resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. This is the first of three special summer episodes.

    Discussed this week: Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris in a live New York Times event (June 12, 2020)“‘Cops,’ Long-Running Reality Show That Glorified Police, Is Canceled” (The New York Times, June 2020)“LEGO Pulls Back Police Playset Affiliate Marketing Amid George Floyd Protests” (ToyBook, June 2020)“NASCAR Says It Will Ban Confederate Flags” (The New York Times, June 2020)Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris on “CBS This Morning” (Aug. 18, 2017, CBS)Speech by Stokely Carmichael (a.k.a. Kwame Ture) (Oct. 29, 1966, Berkeley, Calif.)“John Lewis: Good Trouble” (directed by Dawn Porter, July 2020)

    • 25分
    New Loop, America

    New Loop, America

    In our final episode from our living rooms, we visit the dystopia of “Westworld” and the utopia of “Hollywood” to see if we can glean anything about what might be in store on the other side of this pandemic — and about who we want to be.




    Discussed this week:“Westworld” (HBO, 2016-20)“Hollywood” (Netflix, 2020)Ryan Murphy“The Stepford Wives” (directed by Frank Oz, 2004)“The Stepford Wives” (directed by Bryan Forbes, 1975)The Motion Picture Production Code of 1930“Love Jones” (directed by Theodore Witcher, 1997)“Love & Basketball” (directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, 2000)Anna May WongHattie McDanielOscar Micheaux“Delivering Thanks Team” (Papa John’s, 2020)

    • 39分

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13件の評価

13件の評価

WoBuShiNiDeGo

99% Great!

Sometimes deep, seldom frivolous, delightfully focused on many facets of Blackness, but about so much more than that. Please keep talking!!!

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Wicked smart

Wicked smart.

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Thoughtful, honest, entertaining commentary on stuff that matters

I almost never write reviews but listening to a few episodes spurred me to share and to express thanks Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris for their podcast. They bring fresh insight and real honesty and emotion to vexing issues of the day. I especially love how Jenna opened up “We get biracial”, saying to Wesley “Lets go deep. I got you.” A wonderful phrase I will shamelessly copy when encouraging those around me to explore sensitive topics, even if we’re afraid it’s going to reveal some uncomfortable truths about our own prejudices.

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