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Hot Docs Pantsworthy: Rat Film

Maggie Currie

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I really hate rats.
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7 May 2017 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Trailer Alert: I Am Not Your Negro

Sammy Younan

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It is difficult to convey the profound impact James Baldwin has on other writers…and on the discussions and debates we continue to have about race and racism. He died in 1987; yet we’re still grappling with the complex issues he so eloquently expressed in writing and speaking.

I come from comic books; from sci-fi and all too often encounter nerd-centric click-bait posts on diversity. Not only have we grown comfortable championing facile notions of diversity often to the cheers/likes/retweets of our passionate echo chamber (Yes Men for true) we lazily challenge the numbers not the issues.
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22 February 2017 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Trailer Alert: Becoming Warren Buffett

Sammy Younan

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This is weird but not really. Big Sean’s well penned verse in Detroit Vs. Everybody reminds me of Warren Buffett. Oh you know saying that out…I guess that is weird. So Be It.
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25 January 2017 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Trailer Alert: Beware the Slenderman

Sammy Younan

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Fake news is not an issue.

National Enquirer has been around since 1926 serving its loyal readership stories on Elvis sightings, earth’s women serving as Eves by having alien babies, dating impending apocalypses and as times and tastes evolved standard celebrity scandals. All useful for prompting X-Files plot points; not overly impactful in real life.
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18 January 2017 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Frame 394: Reflections on Police Violence and Racism

Jessica Cheng

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His name was Walter Scott.

The events that transpired on a mundane April morning in North Charleston, South Carolina became yet another hyper-visible example of police violence in the United States.
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8 June 2016 Girth Radio Blog Read more