The last two weeks have given us two wonderful episodes of the show! Last week, we spoke with film critic Tyler Smith about his issues trying to explore and teach film as a film professor and a film critic. This week, an English professor named Mariah Lynch joined us to discuss Ethan Nicole’s new bookContinue reading “The AntiSocial Network Podcast – Film Critic Confessions and G.K. Chesterton Essays”
Monthly Archives: February 2022
COSMO – In Wake of the Plague: A Personal Tale of Covid19
After two years of completely avoiding illness, in January of 2022, I succumbed. It started gradually, about the week of Monday the 10th. I took some zinc and vitamin C and spent the weekend resting. The next week, Tuesday rolled around and I woke up stuffy. But Spring comes early CA and I’ve always hadContinue reading “COSMO – In Wake of the Plague: A Personal Tale of Covid19”
HUMMEL Review: I Want You Back
I’ve been rooting for Scott Eastwood for quite a while but I’m starting to think I need to stop. Scott is the son of Clint Eastwood, one of the greatest living directors and actors. I had hoped that Scott would follow a similar career track to his father and find a voice as a greatContinue reading “HUMMEL Review: I Want You Back”
“Never Hate a Film”: Why I’m Not Worried About Amazon’s Lord of the Rings – The Rings of Power
The YouTuber known only as “Doomcock” has a regular sign-off on his show: “stay angry”. Doomcock runs a rumor channel, he collects all of the most cutting edge rumors about Star Wars, Star Trek, Marvel and other franchises and releases its exposé style to bring attention to the rise of “wokeness” in popular cinema. HisContinue reading ““Never Hate a Film”: Why I’m Not Worried About Amazon’s Lord of the Rings – The Rings of Power”
Crashing Down: The Strange Death of Rolland Emmerich Movies
There was a time not long ago when Rolland Emmerich was one of the most profitable and popular filmmakers alive. He was the man behind massive blockbusters like Independence Day, Godzilla, The Day After Tomorrow, The Patriot, 2012, and White House Down. He was untouchable and he could make any schlock action movie he wantedContinue reading “Crashing Down: The Strange Death of Rolland Emmerich Movies”
The AntiSocial Network Podcast – Laloni Harrison’s Escape from the Black Hebrew Israelite Cult
This week on the AntiSocial Network, we were joined by Laloni Harrison, a young woman who fell into and out of the Hebrew Israelites as she struggled to understand her faith.
In Defense of Revolution: When is violence tolerable and what to do with disgruntled citizens?
Here’s an interesting debate topic: When is it morally right for a class of people to rise up against their government and forcibly replace them? Certainly, the simplest answer is said best by the Declaration of Independence: “when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduceContinue reading “In Defense of Revolution: When is violence tolerable and what to do with disgruntled citizens?”
Rebuilding Racism: The Irony of Archaic Racial Stereotypes in Contemporary Fiction
One of the most racist people I know keeps a map of Native American tribes on a prominent place in his house. Despite his objectionable opinions about many different minority groups, he seems to get genuinely solemn about Native Americans and actually knows the names and history of many prominent tribes. How many white leftistsContinue reading “Rebuilding Racism: The Irony of Archaic Racial Stereotypes in Contemporary Fiction”