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EP27 - Disability, Movies, and the Oscars

2/8/2018
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Let's talk about the Americans with Disabilities Act and how it was passed at a time not only when actors without disabilities were portraying characters with disabilities, but also especially getting Oscar nominations and wins with those roles. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:24:44

EP26 - The Little Rascals And The KKK

1/25/2018
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In today's episode we're going to talk about how the writers of The Little Rascals were influenced by popular media of the time: the Inglewood Raid and lynchings in newspapers, the film The Birth of a Nation, and music produced and sold by the KKK. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:15:37

EP25 - Ay Yi Yi Yi, the (Racist) Frito Bandito

1/11/2018
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On today's episode, let's talk about -isms, -phobias, and one of your favorite bags of chips. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:26:51

EP24 - Jews, Radio, and the 1930s

12/28/2017
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Another time when I get to say that I love radio, but I don't have to love its history. Let's talk about Jews on the radio in the 1930s - from sounding Jewish to anti-semitism to assimilation. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:40:33

EP23 - Islamophobia In The Siege

12/14/2017
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For this episode, we’re going to talk about the 1998 film The Siege and how it portrays Arabs and Muslims as terrorists and Islam as a violent religion. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:30:17

EP22 - Yusuf Hawkins And Jungle Fever

11/23/2017
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Let’s talk about Yusuf Hawkins, the black teen Spike Lee dedicated Jungle Fever (1991) to and how his story influenced the movie. Art by Jeremy Ferris. And for this episode there’s a special Spotify playlist on music influenced by and/or about Yusuf Hawkins: http://spoti.fi/2zZ8u3Y New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:32:06

EP21 - Highway To Heaven And Vietnamese "Dust Children"

11/9/2017
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In today's episode we're going to talk about the TV show Highway to Heaven, its 1984 episode titled "Dust Child," and its connection to the Vietnam War and anti-Vietnam sentiment in the 1980s. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:30:00

EP20 - White Zombie And Its Many -Isms And -Phobias

10/26/2017
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It's the second Halloween episode! Let's talk about zombies - specifically from the 1932 film White Zombie. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:33:08

EP19 - Dracula and the Eugenics Movement

10/12/2017
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It's Halloween! And to celebrate there will be two episodes on monsters in pop culture and the -isms and -phobias that they represent. First up: Dracula. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:29:26

EP18 - The Bechdel Test

9/28/2017
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On today's episode, let's talk about the Bechdel Test, the Mako Mori Test, and representations of women in film. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:24:58

EP17 - Latin America In Good Neighbor Films

9/14/2017
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For this episode, we're going to talk about U.S. foreign policy and how it shaped Hollywood's representation of Latin America in the 1940s, creating films full of racism, whitewashing, exoticism, and sexual objectification. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:28:00

EP16 - Gung Ho And The American Auto Industry

8/24/2017
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Let’s talk about the 1970s oil crisis, unions and blue collar workers, and how the failing American car industry gave rise to anti-Japanese sentiment. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:42:12

EP15 - Thunderheart And The Fight For Native Rights

8/10/2017
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In today’s episode we’re going to analyze the 1992 film Thunderheart and look at the very history that influenced it: the 1970s Native Movement - from John Trudell and Leonard Peltier to corruption and water pollution. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:31:25

EP14 - Cheers And Queers

7/27/2017
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On today's episode we'll talk about homophobia, whitewashing, and gay bars as through Cheers' 1983 episode "The Boys in the Bar." Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:31:15

EP13 - Ugly Betty And Affirmative Action

7/13/2017
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For this episode we're going to talk about Ugly Betty, affirmative action, and privilege in a "post-racial" society. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:35:58

EP12 - Blackface, Sounding Black, And Beulah

6/22/2017
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I love radio, but I don't have to love its history. Let's talk about how minstrelsy, blackface, and stereotypes shaped radio and helped frame the first sitcom to star a black star. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:35:40

EP11 - The Many -Isms of Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom

6/8/2017
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In this episode we're going to look at Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. You might want to rewatch it and see for yourself the -isms and -phobias that rear their ugly heads: racism, xenophobia, sexism, and general anti-Indian sentiment. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:32:47

EP10 - What Shall I Be? - The (Sexist) Game Of Career Girls

5/25/2017
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On today's episode we'll talk about the 1966 board game What Shall I Be? The Exciting Game of Career Girls and its connections to sexism, feminism, and the women's liberation movement. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:24:08

EP 08 - California Diggers

4/27/2017
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In this episode, we're going to talk about a cartoon from 1945, its stereotypes of Native people, and some history of the California Gold Rush.

Duration:00:21:30

EP07 - Hairspray And Segregation

4/13/2017
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So maybe you've seen Hairspray (1988) or one of its adaptations. Maybe you know the lines by heart or the songs in the musical, but do you know its history? On this episode, let's talk about Baltimore, segregation, and hairspray. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.facebook.com/burstyourbubblepodcast www.twitter.com/burstbubblespod

Duration:00:44:01

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