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The Six Watch - Star Wars: The Rise of Political Agendas - 6CR #67

The Six Watch - Star Wars: The Rise of Political Agendas - 6CR #67

December 27, 2019

The hosts of The After Watch - Levar & Phil join Darnell & Joel to discuss Star Wars and political agendas in film. The conversation addresses the following:

  • Our shared history and how we evaluate content
  • Our relationship with the Star Wars universe
  • Opinions of the newer Disney created Star Wars films (up to The Last Jedi)
  • Prequel trilogy: Episodes I, II & III compared to the current films
  • Political agendas influence on the quality of a film
  • Social issues done well in film
  • Character development
  • Can Episode IX redeem the new trilogy?


How to Read a Book

Star Wars movie order: a definitive viewing chronology for the galaxy far, far away

Henry Knox thoughts

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Justin Trudeau: Red Face - 6CR #54

Justin Trudeau: Red Face - 6CR #54

September 27, 2019

Justin Trudeau was caught wearing Blackface - once, twice, three times a charm. Darnell & Joel discuss the following:

  • Comments from political commentators
  • Morality of decisions based on race
  • "Wearing Blackface might prove a person’s ignorance and insensitivity, but it doesn’t necessarily prove that they are racist" - Sam Sey
  • Is blackface morally neutral?
  • Darnell & Joel in Chicago @ 2013 Legacy Conference - experiencing racism
  • Sincerity of Trudeau's apology
  • What will the impact of the scandal on Canadians
  • Good vs bad racism

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Dave Rubin's Response

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Christie Blatchford: Trudeau will get away with blackface because he's a Liberal

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"I long for a world where Justin Trudeau is kicked off of SNL for dressing up like our Prime Minister."

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