Tag Archives: community

Supercontext: The Deuce, Season One

David Simon and George Pelecanos’ show makes us uncomfortable about sex work. But it’s to better understand capitalism. We discuss their exploration of community, corruption and the production of both this show and the labor that inspired it.

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Supercontext: Atlanta

Donald Glover once described his FX sitcom Atlanta¬†as “Twin Peaks for rappers.” As residents of the eponymous city, we were doubtful. But this show came through with a weird, wondrous take on our local African-American culture. Special guest Swain Hunt (Sidebar, The Metronome) joins us to discuss.
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Supercontext: Yahoo Screen

What went wrong with Yahoo Screen and its investment in a sixth season of Community? We look behind the business to try to figure out how a search engine whittled away the brand loyalty of a beloved TV show.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 319: Tactical Urbanism and Mobile Libraries

Guest: Gregory Walker of Houser-Walker Architecture.

First broadcast on September 23 2016.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-september-23rd-2016-tactical-urbanism-and-mobile-libraries-episode-319/

“How do we take back pieces of the public realm?”

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 307: Giving All the Birds a Chance

“We’re going to make Twitter an essential part of the show.”

Guest: Erin Leach of the University of Georgia Libraries.

First broadcast June 17 2016.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-june-17th-2016-giving-all-the-birds-a-chance-episode-307/

 

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