Wednesday , 21 November 2018

Original Content podcast: ‘Dear White People’ returns to ask more uncomfortable questions

Pricey White Individuals has a reasonably provocative title — and the present, for essentially the most half, lives as much as that promise, with a sharply drawn portrait of racial pressure at Winchester College, a fictional Ivy League college.

It was initially a movie written and directed by Justin Simien, who then reinvented the story as a Netflix sequence with every episode specializing in a special character; the highlight shifts from Samantha White (performed by Logan Browning), the host of the titular radio present, to most of the different college students — white and black — round her.

The present simply returned for season two, and on the most recent episode of the Original Content podcast, we’re joined by our colleague Megan Rose Dickey (who additionally co-hosts Ctrl-T) to speak about our impressions of the brand new episodes, the present’s politics and the way it resonates with our personal lives and experiences.

We additionally cowl Netflix’s goal of hitting 1,000 originals by the end of the year and the Jordan Peel-produced series about Nazi hunters that was just picked up by Amazon. Most significantly, we attempt to perceive why Megan has by no means seen The Godfather.

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