Episode 236: ‘After Yang’ Is Existential Solar Punk

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Episode 236: ‘After Yang’ Is Existential Solar Punk

>_Reveal Memory Info:   Sociologist and pop culture expert, Dr. Nancy Wang Yuen, is our guest today, as we unspool the many philosophical threads of AFTER YANG.

Plus, a free-for-all movie quiz about One-Named Filmmakers (other than Kogonada)!

What's Good :
Alonso: a good, cold nap
Drea: Milanote
Nancy: an uptick in Asian American film
Ify: new office!

ITIDIC:
Zoe Kravitz was told not to audition for The Dark Knight because she was too “urban”

Disney Not Putting Money Where Its Mouth Is re: Florida’s anti-gay legislation

Renee Zelwegger Studied Law at UCLA During Her Hiatus From Movie stardom

Staff Picks:
Drea: NEVER LET ME GO

Alonso: HESTER STREET

Ify: THE BATMAN

Nancy: DRIVE MY CAR

 

Read Nancy's piece about AFTER YANG in ELLE

Buy Alonso's book - I'll Be Home for Christmas Movies

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With:

Ify Nwadiwe

Drea Clark

Alonso Duralde

Nancy Wang Yuen

Produced by Marissa Flaxbart

Sr. Producer Laura Swisher

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