57 episodes

Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss their deepest, darkest thoughts about the millennial lifestyle: rap music, video games, anime, Youtube, social media, etc. and their underlying themes. 

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Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss their deepest, darkest thoughts about the millennial lifestyle: rap music, video games, anime, Youtube, social media, etc. and their underlying themes. 

    The Sound Only Guide to ‘Cowboy Bebop’ | Sound Only

    The Sound Only Guide to ‘Cowboy Bebop’ | Sound Only

    The 'Sound Only' guide to ‘Cowboy Bebop’ is here! Justin Charity and Micah Peters are breaking down the legacy, story structure, writing, production, and sound design of 'Cowboy Bebop' and much more! They then weigh in on the future live-action Netflix adaptation that may be released in 2021. 
    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit

    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Is Tekashi 6ix9ine Interesting Enough for a Documentary? | Sound Only

    Is Tekashi 6ix9ine Interesting Enough for a Documentary? | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss the surprise documentary ‘69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez.’ They weigh in on how the documentary captures the image of Tekashi 6ix9ine: his persona vs. the person described by his peers (1:30), his music and how he compares to rappers such as 50 Cent and Eminem (18:15), and his unique provocations (42:30).
    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only’ syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit
    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Dave Chappelle During the Trump Years | Sound Only

    Dave Chappelle During the Trump Years | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss the role that comedian Dave Chappelle has found himself in as our society looks to him for guidance through his political and racial commentary. They examine his role as a Black comedian in moments such as Donald Trump's election, the George Floyd protests, and Joe Biden's victory last week (1:00) while further discussing the expectations his audience has (16:20) and whether or not he remains up to the task (29:10).
    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only’ syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit
    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 50 min
    Star Wars Talk: 'The Mandalorian,' Squadrons, and Relitigating 'The Rise of Skywalker' | Sound Only

    Star Wars Talk: 'The Mandalorian,' Squadrons, and Relitigating 'The Rise of Skywalker' | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss 'The Mandalorian' and its role in the Star Wars franchise. Charity and Micah also talk about Squadrons, the latest Star Wars video game (20:30), and Charity complains about 'The Rise of Skywalker,' which he only recently forced himself to watch for the first time (23:00). Micah and Charity then discuss the future of Star Wars in movies and TV (37:50).

    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only’ syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit

    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 56 min
    No Country for Lovecraft | Sound Only

    No Country for Lovecraft | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters argue about the HBO series 'Lovecraft Country.' They discuss the show's unusual appeal (1:00), its polarized reception (17:00), and its political imperatives as a story about Black characters and racist violence (41:10).
    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only’ syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit

    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Donald Trump, Ice Cube, and Other Rappers | Sound Only

    Donald Trump, Ice Cube, and Other Rappers | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters break down the political themes embodied in celebrities' contribution to politics. They discuss Ice Cube's cooperation with the Trump campaign and his contract with Black America, Killer Mike's meeting with Brian Kemp, and the leading Black celebrity contrarian, Kanye West.

    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only’ syllabus here:
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit

    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 54 min

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