Episode 551: It Would Be Easier If “Raiders of the Lost Ark” Were Awful
On the Overthinking It Podcast, we grant that “Raiders Of The Lost Ark” is problematic, but wonder if that means we can’t watch and enjoy it.
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Dragon’s Crown: It’s Not For You
On Dragon’s Crown, sexism, Penny Arcade, and the gentle art of video game criticism.
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Episode 29: Inception to Bone
Sheely and Wrather examine how Tony got his groove back.
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Overthinking Lost: “Across the Sea”
I liked “Across the Sea.” Here’s why.
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Overthinking The Wire (Season 1)
How can all of the characters on The Wire be “well-written” if they all seem like they were written for different shows?
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The Bromantic Gaze
Is the cultural moment of the bromance really indicative of increased mainstream acceptance of homosexual norms and behavior, or is it just the status quo in new, more homoerotic clothes?
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Slashing Private Ryan
So I’m reading this film studies article by Linda Williams called “Film Bodies,” which explores the connection between horror films, pornography, and tear-jerkers. She actually makes a pretty persuasive case. Each genre shows us actors experiencing the things we as … Continued
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overlistening: I Missed The Bus (Kris Kross-1992)
I’ve always appreciated the honesty of this song. Rather than the posturing and posing that characterized much of 1990s hip-hop, I always believed Daddy Mac and Mac Daddy wrote about what they knew on this track- no gangsta posturing, no … Continued
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