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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 66, X-Men: Apocalypse

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This podcast will be discussing plot points of comics and movies which may be considered spoilers. Consider yourselves warned.

In which, Andrew, Tracy, and the Dude take on X-men: Apocalypse.  In this episode, we revisit Dude’s mildly disturbing affinity for Michael Fassbender, discover that Tracy fixates on strange details in movies, and that Andrew once again pulls oddly specific and not-so-oddly relevant minutia from the depths of his brain on demand.

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Andrew’s Top 5 X-Men Villains

Last month I talked about my favorite heroes from my favorite title, X-Men. But where would heroes be without their villains. Bored, and stuck wearing uncomfortable costumes, that’s where. With that in mind, here are my top 5 favorite X-Men villains. Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favorite X-Men

 

 

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Who doesn’t love the mutant filled soap opera that is X-Men? Of course, as with most soaps, the inevitable question of who is best and greatest is bound to pop up. With some many different titles and teams over the years, there are hundreds of different characters to choose from. These are my top 10. I’ll give you a hint, nobody on this list says “Bub” (That means no Wolverine).

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