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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 68, Censorship and Geek Culture

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In which, Tracy and Dude follow up on the previous podcast on freedom of speech with a podcast on censorship and how it is different for geek culture than it is in the larger American culture.  We discuss the difference between bottom up and top down censorship, the difference between voting with one’s wallet and screaming for censorship of art, and why the religious right of the 80’s and 90’s are both similar and not to today’s third wave feminists and progressives.

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 55, Free Speech and Free Expression

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In which, Andrew and Tracy step out of their comfort zones and into Dude’s, discussing the 1st Amendment and free speech–both what it means to us, and what it means in the context of comic books and broader geek culture.  A little heavier and pithier than our normal podcast topics, this one is timely given the current climate of the geek community.

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