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The Ringer


    • Nov 24, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 47m AVG DURATION
    • 104 EPISODES

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    Recapping ‘Cowboy Bebop' and Remembering Young Dolph

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 48:27

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing their thoughts on the release of ‘Cowboy Bebop' (1:11). They follow with recapping their favorite scenes and characters of the live-adaptation series (20:36) and close it out by discussing the loss of the late Young Dolph (40:15). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Play, Watch, Listen

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 45:08

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing some advance thoughts about ‘Cowboy Bebop' (1:20). They follow with their recent game and movie recommendations (4:37) and close it out by talking about their music and TV recommendations (22:58). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Aftermath of Astroworld and Kanye at Drink Champs

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 44:24

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing the tragic weekend at Astroworld Festival, Travis Scott, and rage culture (1:05). They finish by recapping the hot takes from Kanye West's Drink Champs interview and his recent meetup with Rap-A-Lot Records founder J. Prince (16:53). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    ‘Cowboy Bebop': The Pregame

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 47:11

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing their relationship with ‘Cowboy Bebop' and early thoughts on the upcoming live-action version of the series (1:05). They finish by analyzing Netflix's relationship with anime series and what it could mean for ‘Cowboy Bebop' (26:22). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Succession: Why Are We Still Here? Plus, a Look Into ‘Punk.'

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 54:38

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing their thoughts on 'Dune' (0:40) and begin their dialogue on ‘Succession' (5:15). They finish by breaking down the staying power of ‘Succession' and their early thoughts on Season 3 thus far (14:55) before analyzing ‘Punk' and where it stands in Young Thug's catalog (33:29). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Woke, the Anti-woke, and Dave Chappelle

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 55:34

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by reviewing Dave Chappelle's ‘The Closer' (0:54). They follow by breaking down Chappelle's comedy during his tenure at Netflix (11:15) and finish by discussing ‘Squid Game' (42:05). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    ‘No Time to Die,' and What's Next for the Bond Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 73:35

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing the history of James Bond movies and how millennials feel about them (1:32). They follow by breaking down the latest edition ‘No Time to Die' and what's next for the franchise (15:41). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    ‘Vivy', and Dumb Anime S***

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 42:50

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing Micah's recommendation of ‘Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song' (1:40). They follow by explaining the characters, the art, and the Dumb Anime S*** (21:57). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    100: A Look Back at 'Sound Only' and ‘Rush Hour 2'

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 58:04

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing the journey to 100 episodes of 'Sound Only' (0:50). They follow by explaining their relationship with 'Rush Hour 2' (7:13), and their favorites scenes in the movie (22:06). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Reviewing ‘Deathloop' and Looking Ahead to Episode 100

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 44:25

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by reviewing listener emails (1:21). They follow by discussing their early thoughts on ‘Deathloop' (8:35), explaining their issues with the game, and looking ahead to Episode 100 of 'Sound Only' (20:10). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Read, Watch, Listen

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 51:13

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing the release of 'Deathloop' (0:47). They follow with their recent TV show recommendations (5:09) and close it out by talking about their music and book recommendations (21:28). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    ‘Certified Lover Boy' vs ‘Donda': Which Was Better, and Does It Matter?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 47:55

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing their thoughts on ‘Donda' (3:11). They then break down ‘Certified Lover Boy' (15:51) before settling whether Kanye West and Drake's feud matters (33:20). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Recapping the New ‘Candyman' and Revisiting the Original

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 48:23

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters open by discussing why they are not reviewing ‘Donda' this week (1:56). They then revisit the 1992 film 'Candyman' (3:36) before reviewing the latest version of the film out from Nia DaCosta (18:07). For episode guides, further readings, and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mailbag: ‘Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time'

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 57:32

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters begin by discussing the news of the upcoming 'Cowboy Bebop' live-action series (3:34) and then they go on to answer questions from listeners on ‘Evangelion: 3:0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time' (5:31). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Recapping ‘Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time'

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 63:17

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters begin by discussing 'Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time' (2:10) and then take a look at the 'Evangelion' series (10:42). They then expand on how ”delirious” the cinematography was and breakout scenes in the film (21:37). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Recapping 'The Suicide Squad' and Nick Favorites

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 51:22


    Justin Charity and Micah Peters begin by discussing their favorite Nickelodeon shows in honor of The Ringer's #NickCharacterBracket (1:13) and then follow with a break down of 'The Suicide Squad' (7:10). They highlight the breakout performance of John Cena and their favorites scenes in the movie (22:56). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Sound Only: Da Baby, Da Baby, and Da Baby 

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 47:01

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters recap Da Baby's controversial Rolling Loud performance, how it happened, discuss celebrity apologies, double-downs, and how to move forward from these situations(). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    'Donda' Release Party and a Deeper Look Into Kanye's Album Rollouts

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 57:37

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters recap Kanye West's ‘Donda' release party (2:19). The hosts reflect on Kanye's album rollouts from ‘Yeezus' to ‘Jesus Is King' (12:44) and discuss everything that comes with the artist and his music (37:24). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Stefan Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The New, Unimproved 'Space Jam' | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 44:52


    Justin Charity and Micah Peters reminisce on their childhood as they remember ‘Space Jam' while watching ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy.' The hosts reflect on Michael Jordan's performance and compare it to LeBron James's (4:00), discuss the new aspects of the sequel, and crown Don Cheadle as the standout actor of the film (11:15).  For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Anime's Magic Formula Revealed | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 40:16

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters reveal the magic formula for "dumb anime bullshit": confidence plus arrogance. They discuss how anime such as ‘Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!,' 'One Piece,' and ‘Haruhi Suzumiya' utilize multiple elements and layers of whimsy that contribute to their success and intrigue.  For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    'Loki,' 'Tenet,' and the Nature of Time Travel | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 59:00

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters talk through Disney+ series 'Loki' and action-thriller film 'Tenet' to discuss their common conceit: time travel. The cohosts discuss the Time Variance Authority in 'Loki' (10:32) and compare its timeline zealotry to the "temporal pincer movement" in 'Tenet' (33:34). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Peak Odd Future; a Redefined Tyler, the Creator; and a Millennial Take on Artistry | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 51:23

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters break down Tyler, the Creator's sixth studio album, ‘Call Me If You Get Lost.' They discuss Tyler, the Creator's evolution as a rapper; their favorite songs from the album; and how the careers of artists like him, Odd Future, Billie Eilish, and Doja Cat have been influenced by their respective relationships to the internet. For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Migos, J. Cole, and the Plight of Old-Millennial Rappers | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 55:23

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss Migos' latest album, ‘Culture III.' They break down their sound, how they've evolved over the years, and weigh in on mixtapes vs. albums (9:02). Then, they switch gears and review J.Cole's album ‘The Off-Season.' They touch on Cole's fan base, the confidence behind his recent album, and discuss where he stands as a rapper in this generation (24:40).  For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here.  Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lupin, Sherlock, and the Trouble with TV Season Cliffhangers | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 45:27

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss ‘Lupin: Part 2' and break down the show's five-episode season (0:30). They weigh in on the strengths and weaknesses of the plot (8:37), discuss the performances from the cast (13:20), and the differences between Part 1 and 2 (27:24). Later, they touch on both the anime and manga of ‘Golden Kamuy' (34:05).  For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Search for ‘Chainsaw Man,' Plus Manga Recommendations | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 51:40

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters dive deeper into manga as Charity discusses his journey through the streets of Manhattan to look for ‘Chainsaw Man, Vol. 1.' Then they discuss their experience with both shonen and gundam manga, talk about what they've been reading and watching, and offer recommendations. For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Reviewing DMX’s Posthumous Album, ‘Exodus’ | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 42:13

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters break down and review DMX’s posthumous album, ‘Exodus.’ They talk through features on the album with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z, and Alicia Keys; discuss which songs delivered and which didn’t; and attempt to understand how this album accurately represents who DMX was. For more episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mailbag Episode on Gameplay Loops, Favorite Moments From ‘Castlevania,’ and Which Gundam Shows We’re Watching | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 62:31

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters are opening up the mailbag and answering your questions! They talk through the new Amazon show ‘The Underground Railroad’ (0:48), which season stood out in ‘Castlevania’ (28:15), which Gundam shows they're watching (37:00), and then attempt to answer the question, “What does DJ Khaled actually do?” (51:38). For more episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    ‘Castlevania’ Sets the Example | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 55:55

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters recap the Netflix series ‘Castlevania’ (0:30). They touch on all four seasons before weighing in on how the character dynamics, performances, and animation quality help contribute to a successful adaptation (13:17). For more episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Superhero Symposium and What We’re Playing, Reading, and Watching | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 57:04

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters unpack their thoughts about superhero and Star Wars franchises (1:00). Justin discusses his past objections to shows and movies such as 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,' 'Avengers: Endgame,' and 'Star Wars: Episode II—Attack of the Clones' and they talk through trends in the film and TV industries. Then they share what they have been playing, reading, and watching at the moment (38:48). For more episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Breaking Down PS5’s ‘Returnal’ and Netflix’s ‘Yasuke’ | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 54:57

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters finally got a PlayStation 5! They break down the video game ‘Returnal’ and discuss the elements that help elevate the game (11:05). Then, they talk about the new Netflix show ‘Yasuke’ and how it compares to other favorites such as ‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ (32:30). For more episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    'Demon Slayer,' 'Mortal Kombat,' and the Art of Blockbuster Violence | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 51:55

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters walk through their favorite scenes, story lines, and characters from both 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train' (0:40) and 'Mortal Kombat' (32:45) before discussing why both films are resonating on the big screen. For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    What’s the Problem With ‘Them’? | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 74:21

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss Amazon's new horror-drama anthology series ‘Them.’ They weigh in on the misuse and confusion behind the setting and plot of the series (0:50) and break down major scenes throughout (12:42) before attempting to understand why TV and film use this type of exaggerated narrative to depict race (56:56). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus guide here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Is ‘The New Mutants’ Worth the Watch? | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 48:55

    Justin and Micah break down the new X-Men movie, ‘The New Mutants.’ They compare the film to other movies from the X-Men franchise (2:25) and discuss the elements that contributed to their shared disappointment for a missed opportunity (14:30). Later, they preview next week’s episode that covers the new Amazon Prime series, ‘Them’ (35:40). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Thing About DMX | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 53:26

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters reflect on the life and career of rapper DMX. They discuss the life he led while pursuing rap (0:45), and touch on their own experience with his music in the late 1990s through the 2000s (14:50). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    Reviewing ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ and ‘Invincible’ | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 55:20

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters review new television shows ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ and ‘Invincible.’ They discuss why ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ fell flat (0:55) and how ‘Invincible’ surpassed expectations due to its voice acting, story line, and art style (36:11). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    Zack Snyder's 'Justice League' Thrives off Negativity | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 63:43

    After watching Zack Snyder’s cut of ‘Justice League,’ Justin Charity and Micah Peters share why it was a success (0:55). They break down the parallels between DC and Marvel (11:30) before discussing the future of DC and other films that could get a director's cut (41:55). Plus, Charity and Micah revisit ‘Attack on Titan’ to provide an epilogue to last week's conversation. For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    The ‘Attack on Titan’ Episode | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 67:36

    With the final season of ‘Attack on Titan’ now airing, Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss the most popular anime series of the past decade. Charity explains his former reluctance to watch the show (0:55) before both hosts highlight the best and worst qualities of the series (16:45). Micah talks about the final season, now streaming via Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Funimation (54:25).  For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    Eddie Murphy Returns in 'Coming 2 America' | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 60:17

    After 30 years, Eddie Murphy is back with a ‘Coming to America’ sequel! Justin Charity and Micah Peters compare ‘Coming 2 America’ and ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ (1:00) and take us through the phases of Eddie Murphy’s career that have led us here (24:35). Later, they weigh in on all the new film's cameos and how they contributed to its success (43:28). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    Can ‘Mortal Kombat’ and Video Games Make Their Redemption in Theaters? | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 54:16

    The new ‘Mortal Kombat’ trailer was released, and Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss what to expect from a video game adaptation. They talk through what components make an adaptation successful (0:40), before going through the history of video games that have made an appearance on the big screen (19:30) and discussing their wishes for these movies (39:00). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    Choose Your Fighter | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 64:05

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters break down The Ringer’s Best Video Game Character Bracket. They discuss characters such as Mario, Kratos, and Agent 47 and decide which tier they belong in within the larger scheme of the video game landscape. For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    ‘Judas and the Black Messiah,’ Daniel Kaluuya As Fred Hampton, and Learning Black History From a Biopic | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 62:25

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss ‘Judas and the Black Messiah,’ the new film on Black activist and Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, which is out on HBO Max and in theaters. They weigh in on Daniel Kaluuya's and LaKeith Stanfield’s standout acting performances (27:00) and talk about the limitations of learning Black history solely through Black biographical films (38:00). Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    Charity and Micah Reenact 'Malcolm & Marie' | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 48:42

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters weigh in on the new Sam Levinson Netflix film ‘Malcolm & Marie.’ They discuss the themes of the film, the critiques, and the rocky relationship between Malcolm and Marie on screen. For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    GameStop: A Millennial Concern? | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 36:16

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters weigh in on the ongoing GameStop saga. They provide their takes on the events (0:35), discuss the dying culture of GameStop (11:50), and predict what the future of the internet could look like as a result of GameStop's demise (23:15).  For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    What We’re Reading, Watching, and Playing in 2021 | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 58:57

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss all the content they are consuming in the new year. They run through favorites that include 'Lupin,' 'Murciélago, Vol. 1,' 'Persona 5,' 'Hitman III,' and much more! For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    'WandaVision' and the Problem With Disney Monoculture | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 50:44

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters break down the Marvel show ‘WandaVision’ streaming on Disney+. They discuss the first two episodes (0:25) before comparing 'WandaVision' to other shows within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (15:25) and talking through the impact of Disney’s monoculture (32:15). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    How Netflix's 'Lupin' Steals the Show | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 51:35

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss the newly added French Netflix show ‘Lupin’ (0:40). They weigh in on the stylistic approach this show takes and why they are hooked (14:00), before comparing it to other shows such as ‘Lupin the Third’ (31:20). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    Why Is 'Wonder Woman 1984' Like This? | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 50:06

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss ‘Wonder Woman 1984,’ the latest DC film to hit the big screen. They weigh in on the movie's execution (0:30) and dive deeper into what makes adapted superhero films succeed or flop (19:40). They then strategize solutions for the process of adapting comic books to film, starting with ‘Batman’ (31:38). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here. Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    A 'Sound Only' Mailbag About 'Cyberpunk 2077,' Anime, and More | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 67:22

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss their most recent thoughts about ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ before opening up the mailbag and answering your questions about all things anime, video games, music criticism, and much more! For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    Game Over for Cyberpunk 2077 | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 55:46

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss the release of the highly anticipated, 100+ hour-long video game, ‘Cyberpunk 2077.’ They address the glitches and problems users are encountering and discuss their own experiences playing the game (0:45). They then break down games such as ‘Death Stranding,’ ‘The Evil Within,’ and ‘Metal Gear Solid V,’ to discuss their appeal (14:00) and the dynamic of one’s relationship with their favorite video game (37:05). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    The Serial Excellence of Steve McQueen's ‘Small Axe’ | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 50:18

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters are breaking down Steve McQueen's anthology series, 'Small Axe.' They discuss the films ‘Mangrove,’ ‘Lovers Rock,’ and ‘Red, White and Blue,’ and express the series' success covering the nonfiction stories about the West Indian communities of Britain in the '60s, '70s, and '80s. For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    Why Do Artists and Fans Crave Validation From the Grammys? | Sound Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 42:21

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters are talking about rappers and respect. They address Young Thug criticizing André 3000 on T.I.’s ‘expediTIously’ podcast (1:00) before discussing the ongoing cycle between award shows like The Grammys and their nominations (13:00) and why artists crave validation in the form of award shows (24:30). For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

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