Deconstructing Militainment

Learn how militainment works and the ways the military uses movies to recruit young people into the army. The channel Pop Culture Detective is a treasure trove of smart video essays examining how men and ...
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Another Version Of You

A well paced and imaginatively put together walk through American television history with one of its most influential writers producers, Norman Lear, the doc "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You" is well worth a ...
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Moonlight Must See

They’re right. Moonlight is a masterpiece. It starts out small but compelling and with each mounting scene reveals a true mastery of film-making and story-telling technique. Director, Barry Jenkins, behind the camera is maestro-like, conducting ...
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Merchants of Doubt

Why if we have 97% of scientist agree with human caused climate change do we still have debate even in the highest levels of government. Well in the light of know thy enemy, the documentary ...
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Let’s Just Get This Straight

People have been doing a lot of theorizing and philosophizing to cope with the United States' presidential election and its outcome. Many people couldn't and wouldn't believe what they had witnessed. The ideals of authoritarianism ...
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Wolf Watch with Nat Geo

National Geographic's YouTube Channel did a recent feature on coastal wolves. For me, a resident in west coast wolf territory, it feels a bit like a few locals getting some celebrity attention. The series follows ...
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Kool-Aide A Coming

We are now in the aftermath of the 2016 Trumpsterfuck. And though I am not really a cynic, I know because the human condition craves peace of mind, people will start to drink the Kool-Aid ...
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Still Confused But Ready For Real Talk

You said you wanted change and now you got it. Now it’s happened. The earth shook beneath your feet and now you need to figure out how you’re going to survive. First let me say ...
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