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Represent is a space for discussion, highlighting movies, TV, and online shows created by and/or about women, people of color, people with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ community. Join Aisha Harris as she dives deep into conversations with critics about the latest pop cultural news, and filmmakers about what they do and how they do it.

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Represent Lovefest
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It really is hard, but Aisha, Veralyn, and Marissa say goodbye. Aisha talks to her dad, Hartford Courant columnist <a href="https://twitter.com/fh3franktalk">Frank Harris III</a>, there is a final quiz and the Represent team reminisce.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 08, 2018
#89: Filmmakers Leslie Harris and Nikyatu Jusu
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Aisha Harris talks to two black female filmmakers at different points in their careers: veteran director Leslie Harris, who helmed the cult classic <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Just-Another-I-R-T-Ariyan-Johnson/dp/B0000640RZ"><em>Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.</em></a> and up-and-coming filmmaker <a href="http://nikyatu.com/">Nikyatu Jusu</a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 01, 2018
The Represent Rose: The Royal Wedding
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Slate producer Veralyn Williams and Robin M. Boylorn, an associate professor at the University of Alabama and member of the <a href="http://www.crunkfeministcollective.com/">Crunk Feminist Collective</a>, unpack the blackness of Harry and Meghan’s wedding, from Doria Ragland’s dreadlocks to Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon. Then, <a href="https://renayrichardson.com/">podcast producer Renay Richardson</a> gives her perspective on the royal wedding as a black, British woman and explains how she believes it will change the monarchy. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our<a href="http://www.slate.com/represent"> show page</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong> megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 22, 2018
#88: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding
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Aisha talks to Kristen Meinzer, co-host of <a href="https://www.panoply.fm/podcasts/PPY8228198655"><em>When Meghan Met Harry</em></a> about her obsession with the royals and makes a case for why skeptics should care about this royal love connection. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 11, 2018
#87: Dear White People Creator Justin Simien
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Aisha Harris talks to filmmaker Justin Simien about making season two of his Netflix series, <em>Dear White People</em>. For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 04, 2018
#86: Comedians Hari and Ashok Kondabolu
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Comedians Hari and Ashok Kondabolu chat with Aisha about their new podcast, <a href="http://www.earwolf.com/show/kondabolu-brothers/"><em>The Kondabolu Brothers</em></a>, their pre-woke watching stories, and Hari responses to <em>The Simpsons</em>’ latest Apu episode.<br><br>Note: This conversation took place the day before <a href="https://slate.com/culture/2018/04/hank-azaria-addresses-the-apu-controversy-on-the-late-show-video.html">Hank Azaria appeared on <em>The Late Show With Stephen Colbert</em></a> to advocate for listening to the criticisms of the South Asian community and suggest that he’d be willing to “step aside” from voicing the character.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 27, 2018
#85: Isle of Dogs
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Aisha Harris and Mashable writer <a href="https://twitter.com/ajhan">Angie Han</a>, discuss cultural representation in Wes Anderson’s <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5104604/"><em>Isle of Dogs</em></a>, which is set in Japan. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 30, 2018
Pre-Woke Watching
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Here are three of our favorite Pre-Woke Watching segments. Also, we're partnering with Slate’s video team to bring visuals to these conversations. Check out our<a href="https://slate.com/culture/2018/03/the-colorism-in-coming-to-america-is-hard-to-miss.html"> inaugural video </a>in this series.<br><br>Hear more from actor, writer, and video producer Dylan Marron in <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/03/slate_represent_on_beauty_and_the_beast_and_every_single_word_creator_dylan.html">episode 36</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 23, 2018
#84: A Wrinkle in Time and Representations That Hurt
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Aisha Harris and producer <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a> discuss <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1620680/"><em>A Wrinkle in Time</em></a>. And our conversation at the <a href="https://www.speakupriseup.com/"><em>Speak Up, Rise Up festival</em></a> with BuzzFeed’s <a href="https://twitter.com/bimadew">Bim Adewunmi</a> and Latino USA’s <a href="https://twitter.com/antoniacere">Antonia Cereijido</a> about shameful representations in film and tv.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 16, 2018
#83: Unpacking The Chi
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Aisha Harris and writer/TV critic <a href="https://twitter.com/JasMoneyRecords">Jasmine Sanders</a> take a closer look at Showtime’s <em>The Chi </em>and its depiction of Chicago.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <strong>And please fill out the Slate podcast survey at</strong><a href="http://slate.com/podcastsurvey"><strong> slate.com/podcastsurvey</strong></a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 09, 2018
What Went Down at the 2018 Oscars
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Aisha Harris and <a href="https://twitter.com/ChrisLamberth">Chris Lamberth</a>, actor/comedian and host of host of the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/MundaneFestival/"><em>Mundane Festival</em>&nbsp;podcast</a>, recap everything that went down at the Oscars last night.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <strong>And please fill out the Slate podcast survey at</strong><a href="http://slate.com/podcastsurvey"><strong> slate.com/podcastsurvey</strong></a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 05, 2018
#82: Oscar-Nominated: A Fantastic Woman, Strong Island and Lady Bird
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Aisha Harris talks <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5639354/"><em>A Fantastic Woman</em></a>, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, with Slate science intern <a href="https://twitter.com/alexbarasch">Alex Barasch</a>. And we revisit two conversations we had with two first-time directors who are up for big awards this Sunday: Yance Ford, whose <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5873150/"><em>Strong Island</em></a> is nominated for Best Documentary, and Greta Gerwig, whose <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4925292"><em>Lady Bird</em></a> is nominated for 5 awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Original Screenplay.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>. <strong>And please fill out the Slate podcast survey at</strong><a href="http://slate.com/podcastsurvey"><strong> slate.com/podcastsurvey</strong></a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 02, 2018
#81: Black Panther Production Designer Hannah Beachler
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Aisha Harris talks to <em>Black Panther</em> production designer Hannah Beachler about her process when taking on new films, creating the imagery behind Wakanda and much more. Also, Gene Demby, host of NPR’s <a href="https://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/"><em>Code Switch</em></a>, comes on to discuss the hype around <em>Black Panther</em>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 23, 2018
Wakanda Forever
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Aisha Harris is joined by producer Veralyn WIlliams and chief political correspondent <a href="https://twitter.com/jbouie">Jamelle Bouie</a> for a spoiler-filled review of <em>Black Panther</em>. They discuss the politics of Wakanda vs. black America, what makes the movie’s fight scenes so compelling, and much more.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2018/02/a_spoiler_filled_review_of_black_panther_the_politics_of_wakanda_vs_black.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><em><br>Correction: The original version of this episode identified Denzel Whitaker who plays a Young Zuri in Black Panther, as the son of Forest Whitaker, who plays Zuri. They are not related.</em><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 17, 2018
#80: Wesley Snipes Talks Blade and Black Panther
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Aisha Harris chats Wesley Snipes about cult favorite, <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Blade-Wesley-Snipes/dp/0780624890"><em>Blade</em></a> and trying to bring <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825683/"><em>Black Panther</em></a> to the big screen more than 20 years ago. Also, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Senior programmer, Ash Clark recently, joins us to discuss their&nbsp; film series, <a href="https://www.bam.org/film/2018/fight-the-power-black-superheroes-on-film"><em>Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2018/02/wesley_snipes_on_blade_and_black_panther_and_ash_clark_on_other_black_superheroes.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 16, 2018
#79: Thinking About #MeToo Through Quentin Tarantino and Gloria Allred
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Aisha Harris chats women's rights attorney Gloria Allred and film producer Marta Kauffman, about their new Netflix documentary, <a href="https://www.netflix.com/title/80174367"><em>Seeing Allred</em></a>, advocating for women’s and minority rights, and Gloria’s fraught relationship with the media. Also, in the wake of the current re-examination of Quentin Tarantino and his filmmaking style, Aisha and film critic <a href="https://twitter.com/ReelTalker">Candice Frederick</a>, discuss what it’s like to be women who love Tarantino movies.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2018/02/quentin_tarantino_in_the_metoo_moment_and_gloria_allred_s_new_documentary.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 09, 2018
#78: "Jane the Virgin" Star Jaime Camil
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Aisha Harris has a very candid conversation with <a href="https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B076FJZB8L?ref_=atv_dp_season_select"><em>Jane the Virgin</em></a><em>'s</em> Jaime Camil about his career, the double standards for men and women in Hollywood, why studios should be trying to reach Mexican audiences, and much more. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2018/02/jaime_camil_on_coco_jane_the_virgin_and_working_as_a_mexican_actor_in_hollywood.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 02, 2018
#77: Represent Takes On Sundance
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Live from <a href="http://www.sundance.org/projects/slate-s-culture-gabfest-and-represent-live#/">Sundance Film Festival</a>, Aisha Harris is joined by Slate’s movie critic and Culture Gabfest host Dana Stevens. They swap Sundance stories and talk to director Sebastián Silva about his latest film, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6729000/"><em>Tyrel</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2018/01/represent_live_from_sundance_with_tyrel_director_sebasti_n_silva.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 26, 2018
#76: Oscar Nomination Predictions and Filmmaker Charles Burnett
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Aisha Harris and Mark Harris, <em>Vulture</em> writer and author of <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Pictures-Revolution-Movies-Birth-Hollywood/dp/B00169X1J6"><em>Pictures at a Revolution and Five Came Back</em></a>, breakdown their Oscar nomination predictions. Also, Aisha talks to <a href="https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_ctrb_default_srch_lnk_1_?rh=i%3Amovies-tv%2Ck%3ACharles+Burnett&amp;keywords=Charles+Burnett&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1516323974">Charles Burnett</a>, a revered filmmaker who emerged from the period of groundbreaking black independent filmmaking known as the LA rebellion, which took place from the late 1960s-1980s.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2018/01/oscar_nomination_predictions_and_an_interview_with_filmmaker_charles_burnett.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 19, 2018
#75: Actor Bambadjan Bamba Comes Out as Undocumented
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Aisha Harris talks to actor Bambadjan Bamba of <em>Suicide Squad</em>, <em>The Good Place</em>, and the upcoming <em>Black Panther</em>. He shares why he came out as undocumented and asks Hollywood to stand with immigrants in the industry, including those under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA.<br><br>Learn more about Bamba’s #StandWithBamba campaign <a href="https://defineamerican.com/bamba/">here</a>, and read more in <strong><em>Slate</em></strong> about DACA <a href="http://www.slate.com/topics/d/daca.html">here</a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2018/01/the_good_place_black_panther_actor_bambadjan_bamba_on_daca_and_being_undocumented.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 15, 2018
#74: Faith-Based Film Producer DeVon Franklin
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Aisha Harris talks to DeVon Franklin about his latest book, <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Hollywood-Commandments-Spiritual-Secular-Success/dp/0062684256"><em>The Hollywood Commandments: A Spiritual Guide to Secular Success</em></a>, the subtle ways in which movie studios attempt to engage faith-based audiences with ostensibly secular films, and more. Also, Aisha and producer Veralyn Williams share what they consumed over the holidays. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2018/01/an_interview_with_faith_based_film_producer_devon_franklin.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 12, 2018
#73: Hollywood Women Respond to #MeToo
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Aisha Harris and <a href="https://twitter.com/mcastimovies?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor">Monica Castillo</a>, <em>New York Times</em> film writer, discuss Time’s Up, the ambitious initiative for fighting sexual misconduct, driven by hundreds of women in the entertainment industry. Also, the latest winner of, <a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/the-great-american-baking-show"><em>The Great American Baking Show</em></a>, Vallery Lomas, joins us to talk about her love of baking and the show's sudden cancellation after allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against one of its judges.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2018/01/great_american_baking_show_winner_vallery_lomas_on_the_show_s_canceled_season.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 05, 2018
Rethinking "Gone With the Wind"
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Aisha talks with Studio 360 about how America is finally rethinking, <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Gone-Wind-Clark-Gable/dp/B002W7IH0Y"><em>Gone With the Wind</em></a>.<br><br>Read Aisha's full article, <a href="https://slate.com/arts/2017/10/how-to-show-gone-with-the-wind-post-charlottesville.html"><em>How Movie Theaters, TV Networks, and Classrooms Are Changing the Way They Show Gone With the Wind</em></a>. And you can find more from <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.studio_360.html"><em>Studio 360</em>&nbsp;here</a>.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 29, 2017
#72: Represent: 2017 in Review
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It’s our very last episode of 2017! To help us reflect on the year in representation, we’re joined by three friends of the show: <a href="https://twitter.com/e_alexjung">Alex Jung</a>, a writer for Vulture; <a href="https://twitter.com/antoniacere">Antonia Cereijido</a>, a producer at Latino USA; and <a href="https://twitter.com/filmiliarface">Tiffany Vazquez</a>, a host at Turner Classic Movies. They recap their favorite (and least favorite) moments from 2017, try to pass Aisha’s quiz, and revisit their predictions from <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2016/12/represent_looks_back_on_the_pluses_and_deltas_of_2016.html">last year’s show</a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/12/can_you_pass_our_quiz_about_representation_in_2017.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 22, 2017
#71: "She’s Gotta Have It" Writer Radha Blank
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Aisha Harris chats with Radha Blank, writer and producer on Spike Lee’s Netflix series, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3713588/"><em>She’s Gotta Have It</em></a><em>. </em>Also, <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.christina_cauterucci.html">Slate writer</a>, Christina Cauterucci share’s why <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058536/"><em>Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer</em></a> is problematic. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/12/she_s_gotta_have_it_writer_radha_blank_on_spike_lee_and_the_writers_room.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 15, 2017
#70: She's Gotta Have It and Filmmaker Greta Gerwig
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Aisha Harris chats with filmmaker Greta Gerwig about how she crafted the contentious mother-daughter bond at the center of her directorial debut, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4925292/"><em>Lady Bird</em></a>. Also, senior editor at Mic, <a href="https://twitter.com/heyerinevans?lang=en">Erin Evan</a>, joins is to talk, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3713588/"><em>She’s Gotta Have It</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/12/she_s_gotta_have_it_and_greta_gerwig_on_lady_bird.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 08, 2017
#69: Coco and Portrayals of Latinos in Animation
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On this episode of Represent inspired by Disney-Pixar’s new movie <a href="http://movies.disney.com/coco"><em>Coco</em></a>, Aisha Harris talks to film critic <a href="https://twitter.com/carlos_film">Carlos Aguilar</a> about how Latinos have historically been portrayed in animation. Then, <a href="http://latinousa.org/reporter/antonia-cereijido/">Antonia Cereijido</a>, a producer at Latino USA, joins to chat about <em>Coco</em> and whether or not it succeeds as a representation of Mexican culture.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/11/coco_and_latino_stereotypes_in_animation.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Chau Tu</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 24, 2017
Weinstein Accusers in Conversation
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Three women who spoke out about Harvey Weinstein—Alice Evans, Katherine Kendall, and Tomi-Ann Roberts—sit down together with Slate’s editor-in-chief, Julia Turner, to discuss the movement they helped start, whether it’s gone too far, and whether there could ever be a satisfying apology.<br><br>For a transcript of this conversation, go to <a href="http://www.slate.com/">Slate.com</a>.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 21, 2017
#68: Comedian Hari Kondabolu
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Aisha Harris chats with comedian Hari Kondabolu about his new documentary, <a href="http://www.trutv.com/shows/the-problem-with-apu/index.html"><em>The Problem With Apu</em></a>. Also, Slate producers <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/BenjaminFrisch">Ben Frisch</a> join us to share their own personal "Apu" characters. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/11/comedian_hari_kondabolu_talks_the_problem_with_apu.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 17, 2017
#67: The Mindy Project and Queen Sugar's Dawn-Lyen Gardner
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Aisha Harris chats season two of <em>OWN</em>’s <a href="http://www.oprah.com/app/queen-sugar.html"><em>Queen Sugar</em></a>, with Dawn-Lyen Gardner, who plays middle child Charley Bordelon on the hit drama, centered around a trio of estranged siblings living in rural Louisiana. Also, the <em>Washington Post</em>’s <a href="https://twitter.com/lalamasala">Lavanya Ramanathan</a> and <em>Splinter</em>'s <a href="https://twitter.com/ishaaran">Isha Aran</a> joins us to discuss the legacy of <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2211129/"><em>The Mindy Project</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/11/the_mindy_project_and_an_interview_with_queen_sugar_s_dawn_lyen_gardner.html">show page</a>.<br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 10, 2017
#66: Actress Q’orianka Kilcher on Portraying a Native American Heroine
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Aisha Harris chats with actress and activist Q’orianka Kilcher about starring in <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4061944/"><em>Te’Ata</em></a>, a biographical film about the life of Te’Ata Fisher, a Chickasaw Nation citizen who helped tell the stories of Native Americans through her performances across the country throughout much of the 20th Century. Also, <em>Represent</em>’s social media assistant, <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.marissa_visci.html">Marissa Martinelli</a>, and an entrepreneur and movie fan, <a href="https://twitter.com/onezumi">Oni Hartstein</a>, join us to discuss a trope that has popped up in multiple movies this year-- a blind characters who suddenly regains their sight.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent"><span style="background-color: highlight;">show page</span></a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 03, 2017
#65: Live with Actress Gabourey Sidibe
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Aisha Harris talks to actress Gabourey Sidibe live from the <a href="https://neworleansfilmsociety.org/festival/">New Orleans Film Festival</a>, about her directorial debut, the short film, <a href="http://www.refinery29.com/2017/10/177788/watch-the-tale-of-four-movie"><em>The Tale of Four</em></a>, sexism in the industry, and much more.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/10/empire_star_gabourey_sidibe_on_the_tale_of_four.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 27, 2017
#64: Telling Marsha P. Johnson’s Story
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Aisha Harris talks to trans Activist Victoria Cruz about her role in the <em>Netflix</em> documentary, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5233558/"><em>The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson</em></a>. Also, <em>Slate</em>’s <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.vanessa_vitiello.html">Evan Urquhart</a> joins us to unpack the controversy the documentary has ignited over who gets to tell trans stories.<strong><br><br></strong>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/10/an_interview_with_victoria_cruz_about_david_france_s_marsha_p_johnson_documentary.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 20, 2017
Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood’s “Open Secret” Culture
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Aisha Harris is joined by <strong><em>Slate</em></strong>’s movie critic <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.dana_stevens.html">Dana Stevens</a> and science editor <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.susan_matthews.html">Susan Matthews</a> to discuss fallout from the scandal that has engulfed film producer Harvey Weinstein. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 17, 2017
The Return of Scandal
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On this episode of <em>Represent</em>, Aisha Harris, Slate producer Veralyn Williams and writer Demetria Lucas D'Oyley recap the premiere episode of <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1837576/"><em>Scandal</em></a>’s final season. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/10/we_recap_the_season_7_premiere_of_scandal.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 07, 2017
#63: Fall TV Roundup
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Aisha Harris, <em>Black Girl Nerds</em> contributor <a href="https://twitter.com/thatjacqueline">Jacqueline Coley</a>, <em>Vulture </em>writer <a href="https://twitter.com/e_alexjung">Alex Jung</a>, and <em>Turner Classic Movies</em> host <a href="https://twitter.com/filmiliarface">Tiffany Vazquez</a> talk representation in the new and returning TV shows this fall-- with a bit of debate, a pop quiz, and predictions. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/10/fall_tv_roundup_comedies_about_immigration_90s_reboots_star_trek_and_more.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 06, 2017
#62: “Strong Island” Director Yance Ford
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Aisha Harris sits down with Yance Ford, director of the stunning and incredibly personal Netflix documentary, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5873150/"><em>Strong Island</em></a>. And <em>Indiewire</em> editor, <a href="https://twitter.com/katerbland">Kate Erbland</a>, joins us to discuss the numerous sexual assault allegations connected to both the national theater chain Alamo Drafthouse and the long-running pop culture website, <em>Ain’t It Cool News</em>. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/10/fall_tv_roundup_comedies_about_immigration_90s_reboots_star_trek_and_more.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 29, 2017
#61: Bollywood Star Ali Fazal
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Aisha Harris sits down with Bollywood star Ali Fazal to discuss his new film, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5816682/"><em>Victoria &amp; Abdul</em></a>, in which he stars opposite Judi Dench. And <strong><em>Slate</em></strong> staff writer Christina Cauterucci shares her “Pre-Woke Watching” story, about a little-known Disney film called <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061135/"><em>The Ugly Dachshund</em></a>. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/09/bollywood_star_ali_fazal_on_his_new_film_victoria_abdul.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>It’s pledge season on <strong><em>Slate </em></strong>podcasts! Show your support for Represent—and get ad-free podcasts, bonus content, and even more great perks—by signing up for <strong><em>Slate Plus </em></strong>at <a href="http://slate.com/representplus"><strong>Slate.com/representplus</strong></a>.<em><br><br></em>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 22, 2017
#60: Big Freedia Comes To Slay
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Aisha Harris sits down with Big Freedia, Queen of Bounce to discuss the latest season of her <em>Fuse</em> show, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3012492/"><em>Big Freedia Bounces Back</em></a>, cultural appropriation, and the lingering effects of Hurricane Katrina.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/09/the_star_of_big_freedia_bounces_back_on_black_queer_identity_and_more.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 15, 2017
The "Insecure" Recap Edition
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Aisha Harris, Slate producer Veralyn Williams and Robin M. Boylorn, Ph.D, Associate Professor at The University of Alabama and member of the<a href="http://www.crunkfeministcollective.com/"> Crunk Feminist Collective</a> discuss the emotional end to Season 2 of Issa Rae’s hit show.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/09/represent_recaps_insecure_s_season_2_finale.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 12, 2017
#59: “Dear White People” Music Supervisor Morgan Rhodes
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Aisha Harris talks to Morgan Rhodes, a music supervisor whose curated sounds on some of the biggest movies and TV shows of the last few years, including <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1020072/"><em>Selma</em></a>, Netflix’s <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5707802/"><em>Dear White People</em></a>, and <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4419214/"><em>Queen Sugar</em></a>. Also, we’ve got a brand new <em>Recognize</em>, in honor of producer Veralyn’s newest TV obsession: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3231022/"><em>Survivor’s Remorse</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/09/music_supervisor_morgan_rhodes_and_survivor_s_remorse.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 08, 2017
#58: Steven Universe’s Ian Jones-Quartey On His New Show, O.K. K.O.!
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Aisha Harris talks to <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3061046/"><em>Steven Universe</em></a><em>’</em>s Ian Jones-Quartey about his new Cartoon Network show, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6965802/"><em>OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes</em></a>. Also, we give a slow handclap to Ed Skrein for <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2017/08/28/ed_skrein_exits_hellboy_reboot_over_whitewashing.html">setting himself apart </a>from other white actors, casted as Asian characters in a major Hollywood film.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/09/steven_universe_animator_ian_jones_quartey_on_ok_k_o_let_s_be_heroes.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 01, 2017
The Represent Rose: The Epilogue
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<a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelorette">Bachelorette</a> contestant <a href="https://twitter.com/eric_bigger">Eric Bigger</a> and his aunty <a href="https://twitter.com/VernaMyers">Vernā Myers</a> chat’s with <a href="http://www.slate.com/search.html#search=veralyn%20williams">Slate producer</a> Veralyn Williams and Doctor Robin M. Boylorn, Associate Professor at The University of Alabama and member of the<a href="http://www.crunkfeministcollective.com/"> Crunk Feminist Collective</a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/08/an_interview_with_the_bachelorette_s_eric_bigger_on_the_represent_rose.html"> show page</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong> megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 30, 2017
#57: "Atypical" and "Insecure" Star Yvonne Orji
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Aisha Harris talks to Yvonne Orji, aka <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5024912/"><em>Insecure</em></a>’s Molly, about Season 2 and much more. Also, Timotheus Gordon Jr., the creator of the blog, <a href="http://blackautist.tumblr.com/"><em>Black Autist</em></a>, and Sara Luterman, founder and editor of, <a href="http://nosmag.org/"><em>NOS magazine</em></a>, tell us why the Netflix series, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6315640/"><em>Atypical</em></a>, contributes to a negative representation of an autistic person.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/08/autistic_stereotypes_in_atypical_and_an_interview_with_insecure_s_yvonne.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 25, 2017
#56: "Detroit" and “Lemon” Filmmaker Janicza Bravo
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Aisha Harris talks Janicza Bravo, about her new movie <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5973364/"><em>Lemon</em></a>, challenging what it means to be a black female filmmaker, and directing that great episode of <em>Atlanta</em>, "Juneteenth." Also, Slate’s Chief Political Correspondent, Jamelle Bouie joins us for the second week in a row, to discuss Kathryn Bigelow's much criticized-- <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5390504/"><em>Detroit</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/08/kathryn_bigelow_s_detroit_and_lemon_director_janicza_bravo.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 18, 2017
#55: "Whose Streets?" and Actress Anika Noni Rose
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Aisha Harris talks to the incredibly talented Anika Noni Rose, aka the voice of Disney’s first black Princess, Tiana, about her latest, game-changing role on the hit Starz series, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3281796/"><em>Power</em></a>. Also, Slate’s Chief Political Correspondent, Jamelle Bouie joins us to discuss the new documentary, <a href="http://www.whosestreets.com/"><em>Whose Streets?</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/08/whose_streets_and_anika_noni_rose_on_represent.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 11, 2017
The Represent Rose: Part 4
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Slate producer Veralyn Williams and Robin M. Boylorn, Ph.D, Associate Professor at The University of Alabama and member of the<a href="http://www.crunkfeministcollective.com/"> Crunk Feminist Collective</a>, recap the final two episodes of <a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelorette">The Bachelorette</a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our<a href="http://www.slate.com/represent"> show page</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong> megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 09, 2017
#54: Prolific Video Essayist-Turned-Filmmaker Kogonada
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Aisha Harris talks prolific video essayist-turned-feature-filmmaker Kogonada on his first feature film, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5990474/"><em>Columbus</em></a>, the difficulties of trying to sell a film with an Asian lead, and the story behind his mysterious moniker. Also, we highlight the short story, <a href="http://www.gutenberg.org/files/31456/31456-h/31456-h.htm#Page_175"><em>The Black Fairy</em></a>, which was commissioned by the NAACP in 1920, as part of a book aimed at showing black children alternative representations of blackness. <br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 04, 2017
#53: Girls Trip and Showrunner Monica-Owusu Breen
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Aisha Harris talks to showrunner Monica-Owusu Breen about her new show <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5464086/"><em>Midnight, Texas</em></a>, a supernatural ensemble drama on NBC, based on the book series by <em>True Blood</em> author Charlaine Harris. Also, Brittany Luse, host of <a href="https://gimletmedia.com/the-nod/"><em>The Nod</em>&nbsp;podcast</a>, joins us to to talk <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3564472"><em>Girls Trip</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/07/girls_trip_and_an_interview_with_midnight_texas_showrunner_monica_owusu.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br><br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 28, 2017
The Represent Rose: Part 3
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<a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelorette">The Bachelorette</a> recap (episode 7-9) with <a href="http://www.slate.com/search.html#search=veralyn%20williams">Slate producer</a> Veralyn Williams and Doctor Robin M. Boylorn, Associate Professor at The University of Alabama and member of the <a href="http://www.crunkfeministcollective.com/">Crunk Feminist Collective</a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/07/recapping_the_bachelorette_episodes_7_9_including_hometown_dates.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 26, 2017
#52: 13 Reasons Why and Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?
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Aisha Harris talks to <em>Slate</em> video producer Aymann Ismail about his new video series, <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/video/whos_afraid_of_aymann_ismail.html"><em>Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?</em></a>, which seeks to uncover new and different perspectives on Muslim American identity today. Also, producer Veralyn Williams and our social media guru Marissa Martinelli weigh the pros and cons of Netflix's controversial <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1837492/"><em>13 Reasons Why</em></a>, including its depictions of suicide and sexual assault.<br><br><strong><em>If you need to talk, or if you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, text the </em></strong><a href="http://www.crisistextline.org/"><strong><em>Crisis Text Line</em></strong></a><strong><em> at 741-741 or call the </em></strong><a href="http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/"><strong><em>National Suicide Prevention Lifeline</em></strong></a><strong><em> at 1-800-273- 8255.<br><br></em></strong>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/represent">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 21, 2017
#51: Hawaii Five-0 Controversy and The Big Sick
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Aisha Harris talks Kumail Nanjiani’s romantic comedy, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5462602/"><em>The Big Sick</em></a> with Ahmed Akbar, host of BuzzFeed’s podcast, <a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/seesomethingsaysomething"><em>See Something Say Something</em></a>. And <em>Vulture </em>writer, <a href="https://twitter.com/e_alexjung">Alex Jung</a> comes on to discusses the reports of unequal pay on <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1600194/"><em>Hawaii Five-0</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/07/hawaii_five_0_s_pay_equity_dispute_and_controversy_surrounding_kumail_nanjiani.html">show page</a>.<br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 14, 2017
#50: “One Day at a Time” Showrunner Gloria Calderon Kellett
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Aisha Harris talks to Gloria Calderon Kellett, the showrunner for <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5339440/"><em>One Day at a Time</em></a>, about how the show pulls from her personal life and Latinx representation on screen. And in our <em>Pre-Woke Watching</em> segment, Panoply producer Renee Richardson reflects on some problematic aspects of <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0159206/"><em>Sex and the City</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/07/showrunner_gloria_calderon_kellett_talks_one_day_at_a_time_and_devious_maids.html"> show page</a>.<br><br><strong>Represent Live at the Speak Up, Rise Up Festival<br></strong>WHEN: August 16th at 7:30 pm<br>WHERE: Connelly Theater in NYC<br>For more information and tickets visit <a href="http://slate.com/live"><strong>slate.com/live</strong></a><br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 07, 2017
#49: Indie Filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu
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Aisha Harris talks to up-and-coming filmmaker Nefertite Nguvu, about her film, <a href="http://inthemorning-thefilm.com/"><em>In the Morning</em></a>, on the love life and friendships of a group of black professional Brooklynites. And writer Corey Atad joins us to discuss Sofia Coppola’s latest film, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5592248/"><em>The Beguiled</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/06/nefertite_nguvu_on_her_indie_film_in_the_morning.html"> show page</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong> megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 30, 2017
The Represent Rose: Part 2
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<a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelorette">The Bachelorette</a> recap (episode 4-6) with <a href="http://www.slate.com/search.html#search=veralyn%20williams">Slate producer</a> Veralyn Williams and Doctor Robin M. Boylorn, Associate Professor at The University of Alabama and member of the <a href="http://www.crunkfeministcollective.com/">Crunk Feminist Collective</a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/06/recapping_episodes_4_5_and_6_of_the_bachelorette_including_kenny_and_lee.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 29, 2017
#48: "GLOW" Star Betty Gilpin
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Aisha Harris talks to Betty Gilpin about starring in the new Netflix comedy <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5770786/"><em>GLOW</em></a>, being typecast in Hollywood, and finding empowerment through wrestling. And in our <em>Pre-Woke Watching</em> segment, Slate’s science editor Susan Matthews reflects upon a show that was integral to her adolescence and young adulthood: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0238784/"><em>Gilmore Girls</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/06/betty_gilpin_on_her_new_netflix_wrestling_comedy_glow.html"> show page</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong> megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 23, 2017
More from Brown Girls creators Fatimah & Sam Bailey
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Represent is talking a break this week, but we are also celebrating <a href="http://www.browngirlswebseries.com/episodes/"><em>Brown Girls</em></a> creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam Bailey development deal with HBO! Read all about it <a href="http://www.elle.com/culture/movies-tv/news/a45725/brown-girls-hbo-tv-series-development/">here</a>. <br><br>Check out our conversation with <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/04/brown_girls_creators_fatimah_asghar_and_sam_bailey_on_their_critically_acclaimed.html">Fatimah and Sam on episode 40</a>. And here's a clip from that conversation that didn’t made that episode.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong> megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production:<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 16, 2017
The Represent Rose: Part 1
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<a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/the-bachelorette">The Bachelorette</a> recap (episode 1-3) with <a href="http://www.slate.com/search.html#search=veralyn%20williams">Slate producer</a> Veralyn Williams and Doctor Robin M. Boylorn, Associate Professor at The University of Alabama and member of the <a href="http://www.crunkfeministcollective.com/">Crunk Feminist Collective</a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/05/represent_discusses_the_new_season_of_the_bachelorette_with_first_black.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 13, 2017
#47: "Everything, Everything" Director Stella Meghie
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Aisha Harris talks to Stella Meghie, the director behind the Amandla Stenberg–starred big screen adaptation of YA best-seller, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5001718/"><em>Everything, Everything</em></a>. But first, the <em>Washington Post</em>’s <a href="https://twitter.com/AlyssaRosenberg">Alyssa Rosenberg</a> joins us to discuss what <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0451279/"><em>Wonder Woman</em></a><em>'</em>s super box-office performance means for the future.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/06/wonder_woman_s_opening_weekend_and_an_interview_with_everything_everything.html"> show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong> megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production:<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 09, 2017
#46: "Band Aid" Director and Star Zoe Lister-Jones
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On this episode of Represent, Aisha Harris talks to Zoe Lister-Jones about writing, directing, and starring in her new indie comedy <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5816374/"><em>Band Aid</em></a>. But first, <a href="http://www.slate.com/search.html#search=veralyn%20williams"><strong><em>Slate</em></strong>&nbsp;producer</a> Veralyn Williams makes a compelling case for why the recently canceled <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2431438/"><em>Sense8</em></a> deserved another season.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/06/band_aid_director_zoe_lister_jones_on_her_new_indie_comedy_and_all_female.html">show page</a>.&nbsp; <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a> <br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production: <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 02, 2017
#45: The First Black Bachelorette
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Aisha Harris, Andrea Silenzi (<a href="http://www.whyohwhyradio.com/"><em>Why Oh Why</em></a>, Host), and Kara Brown (<a href="https://twitter.com/KaraRBrown?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"><em>Jezebel’</em>s Senior Writer</a>) talk ABC’s “historic” move to make Rachel Lindsay the first black <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0348894/">Bachelorette</a>. And on our <em>Recognize</em> segment, <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.marissa_visci.html"><em>Slate</em>’s editorial assistant</a> and <em>Represent’</em>s social media guru, Marissa Martinelli shares what she loves about <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4094300/"><em>Crazy Ex Girlfriend</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/05/represent_discusses_the_new_season_of_the_bachelorette_with_first_black.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 26, 2017
#44: Unpacking “The Handmaid’s Tale”
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Aisha Harris and <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.katy_waldman.html">Slate staff writer</a>, Katy Waldman, break down Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5834204/"><em>The Handmaid’s Tale</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 19, 2017
#43: “Master of None” Co-creator Alan Yang
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Aisha Harris talks to <em>Master of None</em> co-creator <a href="https://twitter.com/AlanMYang">Alan Yang</a> about everything from making season 2 in the midst of Trump’s election to his memorable Emmy speech last year.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/05/interview_with_master_of_none_s_alan_yang_on_season_2_his_emmys_speech_and.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 12, 2017
#42: Comedian Moshe Kasher
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Aisha Harris talks to Comedian Moshe Kasher about his new Comedy Central show <a href="http://www.cc.com/shows/problematic-with-moshe-kasher"><em>Problematic</em></a>, the legacy of <a href="https://www.acast.com/thechamps/"><em>The Champs</em></a> podcast, and being a white guy who talks openly about race. And on our <em>Recognize</em> segment, Panoply Producer and <a href="http://www.panoply.fm/podcasts/bythebook"><em>By The Book</em></a> host, Kristen Meinzer shares her love for the <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5233284/"><em>Great American Baking Show</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 05, 2017
#41: Live with MTV Decoded Host Franchesca Ramsey
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On this episode Represent is live from the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival! And Aisha Harris talks to <em>MTV Decoded</em> star <a href="http://www.franchesca.net/">Franchesca Ramsey</a> about her mission to heal America through brutal comedy.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 28, 2017
#40: Brown Girls Creators Fatimah Asghar and Sam Bailey
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Aisha Harris talks to <a href="http://www.browngirlswebseries.com/episodes/"><em>Brown Girls</em></a> writer Fatimah Asghar and director Sam Bailey about their critically-acclaimed web series. And <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeRTgpWPTBRM45wSjCXYKLSauWCNgOd8g"><em>Every Single Word</em></a> creator Dylan Marron shares his “Pre-Woke Watching” story.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/04/brown_girls_creators_fatimah_asghar_and_sam_bailey_on_their_critically_acclaimed.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 21, 2017
#39: "Insecure" Showrunner Prentice Penny
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Aisha Harris talks to writer and showrunner Prentice Penny about his work on the hit HBO series <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5024912/"><em>Insecure</em></a> and his new TruTV lifestyle series <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6668854/"><em>Upscale</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/04/prentice_penny_on_insecure_and_his_new_trutv_lifestyle_series_upscale.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 14, 2017
#38: Oscar-Winning Actress Marlee Matlin
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Aisha Harris talks to actress and deaf advocate <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0559144/">Marlee Matlin</a> about her 30+ years in Hollywood, including her recent guest spot on Season 2 of <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4254242/"><em>The Magicians</em></a>. And <em>Slate</em> Web designer Derreck Johnson shares his “Pre-Woke Watching” story.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/04/marlee_matlin_on_deaf_representation_in_hollywood_her_historic_oscar_win.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br></strong>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 07, 2017
#37: Whitewashing in "Ghost In The Shell"
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Aisha Harris talks to <a href="https://twitter.com/inkookang">Inkoo Kang </a>of MTV News and <a href="https://twitter.com/e_alexjung">Alex Jung</a> of Vulture about recent whitewashing controversies over casting in <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1219827/"><em>Ghost In The Shell</em></a>. And in our second installment of Recognize, producer Veralyn Williams discusses, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3920596/"><em>Big Little Lies</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/03/ghost_in_the_shell_and_asian_representation_in_hollywood_on_represent.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><strong><br><br>Represent Live at The Tribeca Film Festival<br></strong>For the first time ever, <strong><em>Slate</em></strong> Represent will be live! Join us on <strong>April 24th at 6:45pm</strong> at The Tribeca Film Festival! For more information and tickets <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tribeca-talks-podcasts-live-from-the-tribeca-film-festival-slates-represent-tickets-32788798178">click here</a>.<br><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 31, 2017
#36: “Every Single Word” Creator Dylan Marron
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Aisha Harris talks to <a href="https://twitter.com/dylanmarron">Dylan Marron</a>, the creator of the viral video series cataloging dialogue in popular movies spoken by people of color, <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeRTgpWPTBRM45wSjCXYKLSauWCNgOd8g"><em>Every Single Word</em></a>. And co-host John Raphael Oliveira of <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCelHokXTjHZ63rApK2Nyafw"><em>A Brit And A Yank</em></a>, comes on to discuss Disney’s live-action remake of <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2771200/"><em>Beauty and the Beast</em></a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/03/slate_represent_on_beauty_and_the_beast_and_every_single_word_creator_dylan.html">show page</a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: </strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"><strong>megaphone.link/represent</strong></a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 24, 2017
#35: Underground's Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Amirah Vann
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Producer Veralyn Williams steps into the interviewer’s chair and talks to the stars of WGN’s <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4522400/"><em>Underground</em></a>, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Amirah Vann. And host Aisha Harris talks <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5396394/fullcredits/"><em>American Housewives</em></a> with <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.june_thomas.html">Slate Managing Producer</a> June Thomas.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/03/underground_stars_jurnee_smollett_bell_and_amirah_vann_on_their_hit_wgn.html"><strong>show page</strong></a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 17, 2017
#34: "The Last Laugh" Director Ferne Pearlstein
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Aisha Harris talks to director and cinematographer Ferne Pearlstein about her new documentary <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2102508/"><em>The Last Laugh</em></a>. And <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.david_canfield.html">Slate culture intern</a> David Canfield comes on to talk ABC’s four-part miniseries <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5292622/"><em>When We Rise</em></a>. <br><br><em>The Last Laugh</em> is currently in theaters. Check for a <a href="https://www.lastlaughfilm.us/screenings">theater near you</a>.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent.html"><strong>show page</strong></a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 10, 2017
#33: Unpacking Jordan Peele's "Get Out"
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Aisha Harris and Slate’s <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.jamelle_bouie.html">chief political correspondent</a> Jamelle Bouie have a spoiler-filled discussion of <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5052448/"><em>Get Out</em></a>, the directorial debut of Jordan Peele. And Valerie Woodward Srinivasan, <em>Panoply</em> Software Engineer shares her “Pre-Woke Watching” story.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/03/slate_represent_unpacks_jordan_peele_s_get_out.html"><strong>show page</strong></a>. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"> megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:represent@slate.com">represent@slate.com</a><br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 03, 2017
#32: What Went Down at the Oscars
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Aisha Harris and producer Veralyn Williams recap everything that went down at the Oscars last night.<br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:represent@slate.com">represent@slate.com</a><br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 27, 2017
#31: Comedians/Writers W. Kamau Bell and Kevin Avery
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Aisha Harris is joined by comedians and writers W. Kamau Bell and Kevin Avery, hosts of the <a href="http://www.earwolf.com/show/denzel-washington/"><em>Denzel Washington is the Greatest Actor of All Time Period</em>&nbsp;podcast</a>, to look back on the historic Oscars night when Halle Berry, Denzel Washington, and Sidney Poitier all won.<br><br>Join our “Guess Who’s Coming to Oscar” conversation by using #OscarsRepresent.<br><br>Check out:<br>-Reports of <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/media/2002/feb/26/broadcasting">Russell Crowe after his 2002 Bafta speech was cut short</a><br>-Comedian W. Kamau Bell <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscarssoblack-comedian-w-kamau-bell-867738">reflecting on the 2002 Oscars in the midst of #OscarsSoWhite</a><br>-<a href="https://youtu.be/mnjTANhBu3k">Sidney Poitier receiving his Honorary Award</a> from the Academy<br>-Halle Berry <a href="https://youtu.be/llgL7mGYVTI">accepting her Oscar for Best Actress</a><br>-Denzel Washington Oscars acceptance speech <a href="https://youtu.be/_jbHwmvg7Rk">in 1990 for Supporting Actor</a> and <a href="https://youtu.be/wLKDfyFjQtc">2002 for Best Actor</a><br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong><a href="http://megaphone.link/represent"> megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:represent@slate.com">represent@slate.com</a><br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 24, 2017
#30: Moonlight Editor Joi McMillon
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Aisha Harris talks to <em>Moonlight</em> co-editor Joi McMillon about her path to becoming the first black woman to be nominated for an Oscar in her field—and only the second black person ever nominated in the Best Film Editing category. But first, on this week’s segment of “Guess Who’s Coming to Oscar,” we talk <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055614/"><em>West Side Story</em></a> with Turner Classic Movies host<a href="https://twitter.com/filmiliarface"> Tiffany Vazquez</a>.<br><br>Join our “Guess Who’s Coming to Oscar” conversation by using #OscarsRepresent.<br><br>Check out:<br>-Turner Classic Movies’<a href="http://31days.tcm.com/"> 31 Days Of Oscar 2017</a><br>-<a href="https://www.amazon.com/West-Side-Story-Cinema-CultureAmerica/dp/0700619216?tag=slatmaga-20"><em>West Side Story as Cinema: The Making and Impact of an American Masterpiece</em></a> by Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz<br>-Rita Moreno<a href="https://youtu.be/ZaOy0eb0Tbs"> winning Best Supporting Actress</a> in 1962<br>-<em>Variety’s</em> look at<a href="http://variety.com/2016/artisans/features/below-the-line-diversity-racism-artisans-1201833014/"> minority workers and the fight against below-the-line bias</a><br>-<em>Moonlight </em>director Barry Jenkins<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2016/10/filmmaker_barry_jenkins_on_his_deeply_personal_new_film_moonlight.html"> on a previous episode of Represent</a><br>-The cast and director of <em>Lemon </em><a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/video/brett-gelman-judy-greer-nia-long-talk-lemon-director-janicza-bravo-sundance-2017-967897">discuss the film</a> with the <em>Hollywood Reporter<br></em>-“<a href="http://www.bonappetit.com/story/moonlight-best-food-scene"><em>Moonlight</em> Has One of the Best Food Scenes of the Year</a>” in <em>Bon Appétit<br>-</em>The <em>Cosby Show </em>spinoff<a href="https://www.amazon.com/Different-World-Season-1/dp/B0009HBPEO?tag=slatmaga-20"><em>A Different World</em></a><em><br><br></em><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:represent@slate.com">represent@slate.com</a><br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br>Social Media by <a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci">Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 17, 2017
#29: Filmmaker and Former Black Panther Jamal Joseph
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html"><strong><em>Slate</em></strong>&nbsp;culture writer</a> Aisha Harris talks to filmmaker, educator, and former Black Panther Jamal Joseph about his new film, <a href="http://chapterandversethefilm.com/"><em>Chapter and Verse</em></a>. And this week in, Guess Who’s Coming to Oscar, we talk the 1957 Oscar-winning film <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050933/"><em>Sayonara</em></a> with Phil Yu of the <a href="http://blog.angryasianman.com/"><em>Angry Asian Man</em></a> blog, and Yoko Kawaguchi, author of <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Butterflys-Sisters-Geisha-Western-Culture/dp/0300115210"><em>Butterfly's Sisters: The Geisha in Western Culture</em></a><em>. <br><br></em>Join our Guess Who’s Coming to Oscar conversation by using #OscarsRepresent.<br><br><em>Chapter and Verse</em> is currently showing in NYC, LA, Atlanta, and Chicago. Find <a href="http://www.fandango.com/chapter26verse_192187/movietimes">theater and showtimes here</a>. <br><br>Check out:<br>-<a href="http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1957/11/09/the-duke-in-his-domain">Truman Capote <em>New Yorker</em> profile of Brando</a> while he made <em>Sayonara<br></em>-The Japan Times <a href="http://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2011/08/28/commentary/fame-may-be-fleeting-but-warm-memories-of-miyoshi-umeki-live-on/#.WJyhkxIrJE4">remembering Miyoshi Umeki</a><br>-Jamal Joseph’s TEDx Talk: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxUOxZ56OIU&amp;feature=youtu.be&amp;t=5m49s">Panther Baby -- a revolution of knowledge and equality</a><br>-Tupac Shakur's <a href="http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/7503695/tupac-shakur-one-nation-unreleased-album-story">'One Nation': Associates Share Story Behind Late Rapper's Unreleased Album</a><br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/SM6602429398">megaphone.link/SM6602429398</a><br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:represent@slate.com">represent@slate.com</a><br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 10, 2017
#28: Filmmaker Raoul Peck
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html"><strong><em>Slate</em></strong>&nbsp;culture writer</a> Aisha Harris talks to filmmaker and activist Raoul Peck about his Oscar-nominated James Baldwin documentary <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5804038/"><em>I Am Not Your Negro</em></a>. We also kick off our monthlong series, Guess Who’s Coming to Oscar, and revisit <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099348/"><em>Dances With Wolves</em></a> with writer/professor <a href="https://twitter.com/NativeApprops">Adrienne Keene</a>.<br><br>Join our Guess Who’s Coming to Oscar conversation by using #OscarsRepresent.<br><br>Check out:<br>-Adrienne’s post: “<a href="http://nativeappropriations.com/2010/07/im-a-true-indian-now-i-finally-saw-dances-with-wolves.html">I’m a true Indian now: I finally saw <em>Dances with Wolves</em></a>”<br>-<em>Reel Injun</em>, a documentary on the history of Native Americans in Hollywood films<br>-The 1995 <em>New York Times </em>piece “<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/1995/02/24/us/to-some-sioux-costner-now-dances-with-devil.html">To Some Sioux, Costner Now Dances With Devil</a>”<br>-Russell Means <a href="http://www.russellmeansfreedom.com/2009/russell-means-interview-with-dan-skye-of-high-times/">interview with Dan Skye of <em>High Times</em></a><em><br>-</em><a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120321/"><em>Smoke Signals</em></a><em><br><br></em><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM6143562095">megaphone.link/SM6143562095</a><br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:represent@slate.com">represent@slate.com</a> <br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 03, 2017
#27: #OscarsSoWhite Creator April Reign
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to <a href="https://twitter.com/ReignOfApril">April Reign</a> about how she inadvertently started the <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23OscarsSoWhite">#OscarsSoWhite </a>movement and what work still needs to be done. Also, <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.christina_cauterucci.html">Slate Double X writer</a>, Christina Cauterucci comes on to chat about <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4846340/"><em>Hidden Figures</em></a> and the Women's March.<br><br>Check out:<br>-Slate: <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2017/01/18/hidden_figures_is_a_powerful_statement_against_bathroom_discrimination.html">Hidden Figures Is a Powerful Statement Against Bathroom Discrimination</a><br>-Represent producer Veralyn Williams <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/culturegabfest/2017/01/culture_gabfest_on_hidden_figures_oscar_nominations_and_punching_nazis.htmlhttp://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/culturegabfest/2017/01/culture_gabfest_on_hidden_figures_oscar_nominations_and_punching_nazis.html">discussing <em>Hidden Figures</em>&nbsp;on the Culture Gabfest</a><br>-April’s Ebony OpEd: <a href="http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/lee-daniels-oscarssowhite#axzz4UzeZnUCo">Here’s Why Lee Daniels Is Wrong About #OscarsSoWhite</a><br>-Slate: <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2017/01/24/the_2017_oscar_nominees_show_an_appreciation_for_a_breadth_of_black_stories.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_tw_top">Finally, the Academy Acknowledges Black Stories Don’t All Have to Be About Oppression or Slavery</a><br>-Some of the <a href="http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/melania-trump-and-michelle-obamas-awkward-exchange-best-memes-w462206">Best Memes of Melania Trump and Michelle Obama’s Awkward Exchange</a><br>-Jezebel: <a href="http://jezebel.com/i-want-to-trust-the-womens-marchers-1791491466">I Want to Trust the Women's Marchers</a><br><br>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM1510406663">megaphone.link/SM1510406663</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 27, 2017
#26: (A)sexual star and director David Jay and Angela Tucker
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to David Jay and Angela Tucker, the star and director, respectively, of the 2011 documentary <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1811293/"><em>(A)sexual;</em></a> as well as three members of the asexuals community.<br><br>This week, Represent is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going to <a href="https://BlueApron.com/represent">BlueApron.com/represent</a>. <br><br>Check out:<br>-Slate: <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2015/04/14/asexual_and_intersex_tv_characters_how_sirens_and_faking_it_brought_them.html">Asexuality and Intersex Conditions Are Television’s New Frontier</a><br>-USA’s <em>Sirens</em>: <a href="https://youtu.be/8i6SDe2lYa8?t=9m3s">Brian and Voodoo on S2:E1</a><br>-Netflix’s <em>BoJack Horseman</em>: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Neo4O7X4Lic">Todd Chavez comes out as asexual on S3:E12</a><br>-Fox’s <em>House</em>: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8itQRuynUzc">House “successfully disproves” asexuality on S8:E9</a><br>-<a href="http://acesnyc.org/?page_id=24">Resources</a> from The Asexual Visibility and Education Network<br><br>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.linkSM6952371098">megaphone.link/SSM6952371098</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 20, 2017
#25: One Day at a Time's Rita Moreno
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001549/">Rita Moreno</a> about her new Netflix show, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5339440/"><em>One Day at a Time</em></a>, overcoming depression, and being a Latina woman in Hollywood.<br><br>Check out:<br><br>-Rita Moreno performances schedule: <a href="http://www.playbill.com/article/rita-moreno-announces-schedule-of-appearances">A series of lectures and cabaret</a><br>-Popular <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1weV9Q4hUyjYdOGQnJzfFKSk_Mn0yUK-">Rita Moreno &amp; The Electric Company</a> videos<br>-<em>Slate</em>’s <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/12/19/norman_lear_s_groundbreaking_sitcoms_are_in_the_early_stages_of_revival.html">Norman Lear Sitcoms All in the Family, The Jeffersons, and More May Be Due for a Reboot</a><br><br>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM8685629917">megaphone.link/SM8685629917</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 13, 2017
#24: Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter
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Aisha Harris talks to Ruth E. Carter about&nbsp; designing costumes for Spike Lee’s <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097216/"><em>Do the Right Thing</em></a>, Joss Whedon’s <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0379786/"><em>Serenity</em></a>, and more. And <a href="https://twitter.com/ACVTweets">A.C. Valdez,</a> <em>Panoply</em> Senior Producer shares his “Pre-Woke Watching” story.<br><br>For links on what we discuss check out our <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2017/01/capturing_visual_styles_with_costume_designer_ruth_e_carter_on_represent.html">show page</a>. <br><br>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br>Email: represent@slate.comFacebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a>Social media:<a href="https://twitter.com/miscivisci"> Marissa Martinelli</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 06, 2017
#23: Represent: 2016 in Review
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris is joined by guest co-hosts <a href="https://twitter.com/e_alexjung">Alex Jung</a> (Vulture writer), <a href="https://twitter.com/antoniacere">Antonia Cereijido</a> (Latino USA producer), and <a href="https://twitter.com/filmiliarface">Tiffany Vazquez</a> (Turner Classic Movies host) to look back on the Pluses and Deltas on 2016 with a quiz, laughs, and tears.<br><br>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM9043837817">megaphone.link/SM9043837817</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 30, 2016
#22: More on Disney’s Moana with Nate Chinen
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">More from our conversation on </a><em>Moana</em>, Disney’s new musical film inspired by Polynesian mythology, with New York Times and Jazz Times music writer, Nate Chinen. <br><br>Check out:<br><br>-Represent’s Moana episode: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2016/12/represent_podcast_on_moana_s_depiction_of_pacific_islander_culture_and_an.html">Disney and Representation</a><br>-Slate: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/movies/2016/11/disney_s_moana_featuring_music_by_lin_manuel_miranda_reviewed.html">A Whole New World</a> by Dan Kois. <br>-Disney <a href="https://youtu.be/bYuPUpfGxYU?t=43s">casting Auli'i Cravalho as Moana</a>.<br>-Hawaiian renaissance artist <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnBKBXtgNVI&amp;feature=youtu.be">Dennis Kamakahi and David Kamakahi</a><br>-Lin-Manuel Miranda, Opetaia Foa'i: <a href="https://youtu.be/LOwVQvAIK-k">We Know The Way</a><br><br>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM9963687648">megaphone.link/SM9963687648</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 23, 2016
#21: Search Party’s Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris dives into the new TBS series <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5460226/"><em>Search Party</em></a>, with show creators Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers. And talks Issa Rae’s long-awaited HBO series, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5024912/"><em>Insecure</em></a> with Jezebel staff writer, <a href="https://twitter.com/KaraRBrown">Kara Brown</a>.<br><br>Check out:<br>-Aisha talks “Insecure” <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/doublex_gabfest/2016/10/donald_trump_is_a_gift_to_women.html">on the DoubleX Gabfest</a><br>-Damon Young <a href="http://verysmartbrothas.com/on-insecures-revolutionary-and-real-depictions-of-young-black-people-having-sex/">on Insecure’s revolutionary (and real) depictions of young black people having sex</a><br>-Golden Globes 2017: <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/golden-globes-nominees-2017-list-955075/item/best-motion-picture-drama-golden-globe-nominees-2017-955076">The Complete List of Nominations</a><br>-Very Smart Brothas: <a href="http://verysmartbrothas.com/charlamagne-is-basically-every-ciara-hating-twitter-nigga/">Charlamagne is Basically Every Ciara-Hating Twitter Nigga</a><br>-Jamilah Lemieux &amp; Amber Phillips talk <a href="https://newsone.com/3616100/jamilah-lemieux-amber-phillips-the-breakfast-club-race-gender-media-representation/">discuss race, gender and media representation</a> on <em>The Breakfast Club<br><br></em>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM8805238768">megaphone.link/SM8805238768</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 16, 2016
#20: Better Things' Pamela Adlon
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to Pamela Adlon about her career and semi-autobiographical FX series, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4370596/"><em>Better Things</em></a>. And we share our second edition of our “Pre-Woke Watching” segment.<br><br>Check out:<br>-Slate: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/television/2016/09/pamela_adlon_s_better_things_on_fx_reviewed.html">Pamela Adlon’s new show is like a brasher, more confident, female-driven Louie.</a><br>-Slate Represent episode with <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2016/11/represent_talks_to_kathy_griffin_about_ageism_and_sexism.html">our inaugural “Pre-Woke Watching” segment</a>.<br><br>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM1568481565">megaphone.link/SM1568481565</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 09, 2016
#19: Disney and Representation: Moana and Floyd Norman
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris digs into <em>Moana</em>, Disney’s new musical film inspired by Polynesian mythology, with New York Times and Jazz Times music writer, Nate Chinen. Then we talk to Disney’s first black animator, Floyd Norman about working for the studio in the 40’s and 50’s and <a href="http://www.floydnormanmovie.com/">the documentary that tells his story</a>.<br><br>Check out:<br>-Disney's <a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01L7A7OIC?tag=disney-20">Moana Soundtrack</a><br>-Nate Chinen’s Moana article: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2016/11/how_moana_uses_polynesian_myths_to_create_a_disney_story.html">Consider the Coconut</a><br>-The last time Nate write about <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2015/06/bumpy_kanahele_hawaiian_sovereignty_and_cameron_crowe_s_aloha.html">Hawaiian representation on screen</a><br>-Aisha’s <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/11/21/with_moana_frozen_big_hero_6_and_zootopia_disney_has_entered_an_inclusive.html">Moana Makes It Official: Disney Has Entered a Progressive, Inclusive Third Golden Age</a><br>-LA Times: <a href="http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-nps-tule-lake-20161115-htmlstory.html">Our national parks can also be reminders of America’s history of race and civil rights</a><br><strong><br></strong>Dakota Access Pipeline:<strong><br>-</strong><a href="http://www.nativeamericacalling.com/tuesday-may-10-2016-dakota-access-pipeline/">Native America Calling conversation from 5/10/16</a> (starts at 6:00) <br>-Another Round’s <a href="https://www.acast.com/anotherround/episode72-waterprotectorsandfearallerton">Heben talks with Dr. Adrienne Keene about Standing Rock </a><br>-Newsweek: <a href="http://www.newsweek.com/2016/12/09/dakota-access-pipeline-protest-standing-rock-sioux-525894.html">Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Standing Rock Sioux </a><br>-Slate: <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/11/21/police_clashed_with_dapl_protesters_last_night.html">Police Clashed With Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Sunday Night </a><br>-Donate: <a href="https://fundrazr.com/sacredstone?utm_campaign=donation-thankyou&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_source=11-2016">Sacred Stone Legal Defense Fund</a><br><br>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM8478416297">megaphone.link/SM8478416297</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 02, 2016
Thanksgiving Message
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Nov 25, 2016
#18: Comedian and Actress Kathy Griffin
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to Comedian and Actress Kathy Griffin about her start, how she handles rejection and criticism in an industry that’s especially harsh to women, and her new book, <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Kathy-Griffins-Celebrity-Run-Ins-Z/dp/1250115639">Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z index</a>.<br><br>Check out:<br><br>-Kathy Griffin’s <a href="http://www.thewrap.com/kathy-griffins-new-bravo-special-sets-guinness-world-record-video/">New Bravo Special Sets Guinness World Record</a><br>-From Johnny to Jimmy: <a href="http://www.mediafiledc.com/johnny-jimmy-history-politics-late-night-tv/">The History of Politics in Late Night TV</a><br>-Aisha’s conversation <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2016/09/represent_talks_to_writer_director_paul_haggis_of_2005_s_crash.html">with writer-director Paul Haggis about <em>Crash</em></a>.<br>-<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_5Pz1Id_MU">Soul food on the boondocks</a><br><br>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM2879949563">megaphone.link/SM2879949563</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 18, 2016
#17: TV/Filmmaker Nisha Ganatra
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to industry vet Nisha Ganatra about her directing career, and her work on a slew of TV shows, including <em>Transparent</em>, <em>Mr. Robot</em>, and the new FX series, <em>Better Things</em>. And guest co-host <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCelHokXTjHZ63rApK2Nyafw">John Raphael Oliveira</a>, comes on to discuss the new film, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4669986/"><em>Loving</em></a>. <br><br>Check out:<br>-Labor of Loving: <a href="http://consequenceofsound.net/2016/11/labor-of-loving-a-conversation-with-jeff-nichols-and-joel-edgerton/">A Conversation with Jeff Nichols and Joel Edgerton</a><br>-'Loving' Director <a href="http://www.vice.com/read/two-conversations-with-director-jeff-nichols-profile-v23n8">Jeff Nichols Has Great Affection for the Deep South</a><br>-Mila Kunis <a href="http://aplus.com/a/mila-kunis-sexism-gender-bias-workplace-producer">On Sexism In Film And The Workplace</a><br>-Wesley Morris’ <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/10/30/magazine/black-male-sexuality-last-taboo.html">Last Taboo: Why Pop Culture Just Can’t Deal With Black Male Sexuality</a><br><br>Slate Plus members: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/your_slate_plus_podcast_link.html">Get your ad-free podcast feed</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="https://megaphone.link/SM5170411345">megaphone.link/SM5170411345</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 11, 2016
#16: Good Girls Revolt's Joy Bryant
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to actress Joy Bryant about her role as the groundbreaking attorney Eleanor Holmes Norton, in the new Amazon series, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4687892/"><em>Good Girls Revolt</em></a>.<br><br>Check out:<ul><li><em>Slate</em>’s <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/09/25/good_girls_revolt_is_about_news_of_the_week_magazine.html">The Good Girls Revolt Trailer Shows the Dangers of Sexism and Sort-of-True Stories</a>&nbsp;</li><li>Joy Bryant in Refinery29: <a href="http://www.refinery29.com/2016/07/116843/joy-bryant-beautiful-model-personal-story">Girl, You Beautiful</a></li><li>Joy Bryant’s <em>Lenny Letter</em>: <a href="http://www.lennyletter.com/life/a325/stop-telling-me-i-should-have-kids/">Stop Telling Me I Should Have Kids</a></li><li>Aisha’s conversation with <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/represent/2016/10/filmmaker_barry_jenkins_on_his_deeply_personal_new_film_moonlight.html">Moonlight Filmmaker Barry Jenkins</a>Slate Plus members:&nbsp;</li></ul><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/SM2879949563">megaphone.link/SM2879949563</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 04, 2016
#15: “Moonlight” filmmaker Barry Jenkins
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to filmmaker Barry Jenkins about his much buzzed about new film, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4975722/"><em>Moonlight</em></a><em>.</em> And Latino USA producer <a href="https://twitter.com/antoniacere">Antonia Cereijido</a> returns to talk season 3 of <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3566726/"><em>Jane the Virgin</em></a>.&nbsp;<br><br>Check out:<ul><li><em>AV Club</em>’s <a href="http://www.avclub.com/tvclub/jane-virgin-gets-used-new-normal-another-powerful--244756">Jane The Virgin gets used to the new normal with another powerful chapter</a></li><li>Aisha’s <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/10/24/before_moonlight_stream_barry_jenkins_medicine_for_melancholy.html">How Barry Jenkins’ Medicine for Melancholy Laid the Groundwork for His Gorgeous, Haunting Moonlight</a></li><li>A.O. Scott’s Review: <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/21/movies/moonlight-review.html?_r=0">‘Moonlight’: Is This the Year’s Best Movie?</a></li><li>Master P on <a href="https://revolt.tv/stories/2016/09/30/master-contribution-solanges-album-seat-table-0700a4d154">his contribution to Solange's new album, "A Seat at the Table"</a></li><li><em>Indiewire</em>’s <a href="http://www.indiewire.com/2016/10/moonlight-naomie-harris-interview-1201737427/">Naomie Harris On ‘Moonlight,’ The One Role She Never Thought She Could Handle</a></li><li>The Black Film Canon: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/cover_story/2016/05/the_50_greatest_films_by_black_directors.html">The 50 greatest movies by black directors</a></li></ul><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 28, 2016
#14: "9 to 5" writer Patricia Resnick discusses her 40+ years working in Hollywood
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to film/tv writer, Patricia Resnick, about working in Hollywood in the 70s and 80s, ageism and sexism in the industry, and the legacy of one of the most celebrated feminist comedies of all time, <em>9 to 5</em>.<br><br>Check out:<br>-Patricia Resnick in the <em>Hollywood Reporter</em>, <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/race/gay-female-oscar-voter-academy-860236">weighing in on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy</a><br>-Aisha’s interview with Lily Tomlin on <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2015/01/28/lily_tomlin_interview_the_star_of_grandma_on_maintaining_a_successful_career.html">the art of maintaining a long, successful career</a><br>-Lily Tomlin on <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2015/02/02/lily_tomlin_on_9_to_5_and_the_rarity_of_female_driven_studio_movies_video.html">what makes <em>9 to 5</em>&nbsp;a special movie</a><br>-Patricia Resnick’s 1992 film<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0105481/"><em>Straight Talk</em></a><em><br></em><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 21, 2016
#13: The Birth of a Nation Edition
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html"><strong><em>Slate</em></strong>’s culture writer</a> Aisha Harris and<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.jamelle_bouie.html"> chief political correspondent</a> Jamelle Bouie discuss the very controversial awards season contender, Nate Parker’s<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4196450/"> the <em>Birth of a Nation</em></a>.<br><br>Check out what we mentioned:<br>-Aisha’s piece in <strong><em>Slate</em></strong><em>,</em> “<a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/10/07/a_nat_turner_scholar_on_how_birth_of_a_nation_distorts_history_and_ignores.html">In the <em>Birth of a Nation</em>, Women Don’t Participate in Nat Turner’s Rebellion. History Tells Us Otherwise</a>.”<br>-Former President George W. Bush<a href="https://youtu.be/sLRuyBd9fRQ"> at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture</a><br>-<em>Good Morning America</em>:<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/birth-nation-star-nate-parker-speaks-42521617"><em>Birth of a Nation</em> Star Nate Parker Speaks Out</a><br>-The 2003 film<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0354763/"><em>Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property</em></a><em><br><br></em>For more Nate Parker rape allegation coverage we recommend:<br>-<em>About Race</em> podcast:<a href="http://www.showaboutrace.com/episodes/1635"> Cold Empathy for Nate Parker with Roxane Gay</a><br>-<em>Ebony</em>: “<a href="http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/nate-parker-rape-charges-consent#axzz4N2BLJmeG">Nate Parker on Campus Incident, Consent and Toxic Male Culture</a>”<br>-<em>Slate</em>: “<a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2016/09/12/nate_parker_birth_of_a_nation_star_is_done_talking_about_rape_allegations.html">Nate Parker Seems Like He’s Had It With Talking About Rape</a>”<br><br>Bonus:<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/cover_story/2016/05/the_50_greatest_films_by_black_directors.html"> The 50 greatest movies by black directors.</a><br> <br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/"> Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter:<a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent"> @SlateRepresent</a>,<a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle"> @craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by<a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia"> Veralyn Williams</a>.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 14, 2016
#12: Cord Jefferson discusses his journey from journalist to TV writer
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a> Aisha Harris talks to former <em>Gawker</em> editor–turned–TV writer <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6852255/">Cord Jefferson</a>, writer for the dearly departed <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3722332">the <em>Nightly Show</em></a> and upcoming Season 2 of <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4635276/"><em>Master of None</em></a>.<strong><br><br></strong>Check out:<br>-Cord Jefferson on NBC: “<a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/video/all-in-/52626752#52626752">When will moderate whites condemn dangerous White Culture?</a>”<br>-“The Racism Beat: <a href="https://medium.com/matter/the-racism-beat-6ff47f76cbb6#.jkafm1kl1">What it’s like to write about hate over and over and over</a>”<br>-Will Smith’s <a href="https://youtu.be/1ZHk1dpwC3w">best performance in <em>The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</em></a><br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 07, 2016
#11: "Spa Night" lead Joe Seo on being a working Asian American actor
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate culture writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to actor Joe Seo about his new film, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5254640/"><em>Spa Night</em></a><em>,</em> and Vulture writer <a href="https://twitter.com/e_alexjung">Alex Jung</a> comes on to chat race and class in Season 3 of <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3502262/"><em>Transparent</em></a>.<br><br>Check out:<br>-Radio Raheem’s <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UULT4iNWfrg">“love, hate” monologue in <em>Do the Right Thing</em></a><em><br></em>-<a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/09/27/will_grace_cast_reunites_for_vote_honey.html">Will &amp; Grace scene about the 2016 election</a><br>-<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2m6Jvp0bUw">Fences teaser trailer</a><br>-Alex Jung’s <a href="http://www.vulture.com/2016/09/phoebe-waller-bridge-fleabag-ryan-gosling-feminism.html">interview with Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge</a><br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:represent@slate.com">represent@slate.com</a><br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Represent is brought to you by <strong>Upstanders</strong>, a new podcast from Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran. Hear stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positive change in their communities. Listen and subscribe to <strong>Upstanders</strong> on iTunes now.<br><br>And by <strong><em>Denial</em></strong>. From the screenwriter of <em>The Hours</em> and <em>The Reader</em> comes the true story of one woman’s court battle for historical truth against a Holocaust denier. Starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson. <strong><em>Denial</em></strong>: Now playing in select theaters.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 30, 2016
#10: Writer-director Justin Tipping talks "making a film with no white people"
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to writer/director Justin Tipping about his new movie, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4254584/?ref_=nm_ov_bio_lk1"><em>Kicks</em></a> which tells the story of 15 year old Brandon, who goes on a dangerous mission through Oakland to retrieve his “fresh to death” pair of Air Jordans, after they were stolen. <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 23, 2016
#9: "Crash" director Paul Haggis reflects on his 2005 film
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to writer-director Paul Haggis, of 2005’s Crash, one the most derided Best Picture Oscar winners, ever.<br><br>Check out what the critics had to say:<br>-<a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2009/12/worst-movie-of-the-decade/32759/">Worst Movie Of The Decade</a> by Ta-Nehisi Coates<br>-<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/movies/2005/05/crash_and_fizzle.html">Crash and Fizzle</a> by David Edelstein<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 22, 2016
#8: Director Kamala Lopez on ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris sits down with actress, filmmaker, and activist Kamala Lopez, about her new documentary, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3250590/"><em>Equal Means Equal</em></a>, which advocates hard for the ratification of the <a href="http://www.equalrightsamendment.org/">Equal Rights Amendment</a>; and talks Donald Glover and his new off-kilter half-hour comedy on FX, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4288182/"><em>Atlanta</em></a> with <a href="https://twitter.com/KaraRBrown">Kara Brown</a>, staff writer at Jezebel.<br><br>Check out:<br>-<a href="http://www.vulture.com/2016/08/donald-glover-atlanta.html">Donald Glover’s Community</a> by Rembert Browne<br>-Solange Knowles essay: <a href="http://saintheron.com/featured/and-do-you-belong-i-do/">“And do you belong I do?” I do.</a><br>-<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_D4yk0vd788">Paperboy song</a> from <em>Atlanta<br></em>-<a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2016/09/how_amos_n_andy_paved_the_way_for_black_stars_on_tv.html">How Amos ’n’ Andy Paved the Way for Black Stars on TV</a><br>-<a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-list-live-presents-holy-mackerel-tickets-27131469957?aff=eventpage">Black List Live!</a> in LA Saturday, 9/17 <br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 16, 2016
#7: Actor/transgender activist Jen Richards talks Matt Bomer in "Anything"
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to writer/actor and transgender activist, <a href="https://twitter.com/SmartAssJen">Jen Richards</a>, about <em>Magic Mike</em> star Matt Bomer being cast in the role of a transgender sex worker in the upcoming film, <em>Anything</em>.<br><br>Check out: <br>-Emmy nominated, <a href="http://www.herstoryshow.com/">Her Story</a><br>-<a href="http://www.vulture.com/2016/08/mark-ruffalo-addresses-trans-insensitivity.html">Mark Ruffalo Addresses Concerns Over Trans Insensitivity on Twitter</a><br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 13, 2016
#6: MTV actor Nicole Byer on being a black female comedian on social media
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to MTV actor/comedian Nicole Byer, lead in her new semi-autobiographical new sitcom, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5862660/"><em>Loosely Exactly Nicole</em></a>. They chat about the show and some of the minor controversy it stirred, as well as frustrating casting calls, Leslie Jones and the perils of being a black female comedian on social media.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 09, 2016
#5: Comedy vet Craig Robinson talks 'Morris From America'
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris explores coming-of-age stories from the perspective of people of color. She talks to comedy vet Craig Robinson, about his new indie dramedy, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3652862/"><em>Morris From America</em></a>; and delves into the new Netflix show <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4592410/"><em>The Get Down</em></a>, with <a href="https://twitter.com/filmiliarface">Tiffany Vazquez</a>, Saturday afternoon host for Turner Classic Movies.<br><br>Check out:<br>-SLATE: <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/music_box/2016/08/the_get_down_s_choreographers_break_down_the_cadillac_dance_sequence_video.html">How Michael Jackson, James Brown, and Bruce Lee Inspired a Dazzling Dance Sequence in The Get Down</a><br>-EBONY: <a href="http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/nate-parker-rape-charges-consent#axzz4Iwvtlcul">Nate Parker on Campus Incident, Consent and Toxic Male Culture</a><br><br>And the coming-of-age movies on Aisha’s “must watch” list:<br>-<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3655522/">Girlhood</a>: <a href="https://youtu.be/NsBRg2fs_3U">(Movie Clip) Diamonds</a><br>-<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0316188/">Raising Victor Vargas</a><br>-<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072596/">Aaron Loves Angela</a>: <a href="http://www.tcm.com/mediaroom/video/1034959/Aaron-Loves-Angela-Movie-Clip-Too-Much-Like-My-Old-Man.html">(Movie Clip) Too Much Like My Old Man</a><br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 02, 2016
#4: Larry Wilmore on the end of "The Nightly Show"
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to Larry Wilmore about <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/08/15/comedy_central_has_canceled_larry_wilmore_s_nightly_show.html">the cancellation of <em>The Nightly Show</em></a> and the state of late-night television. <br><br>Check out:<br>-<a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/08/16/watch_larry_wilmore_address_the_cancelation_of_the_nightly_show.html">Watch Larry Wilmore Respond to Nightly Show Cancellation, Declare That “Racism Is Solved”</a><br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 22, 2016
#3: Journalist-turned filmmaker David Farrier on the world of tickling
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks to New Zealand journalist-turned-filmmaker, David Farrier, about his documentary, <a href="http://tickledmovie.com/"><em>Tickled</em></a>; and she discusses the “ethnic humor” in Seth Rogen’s animated food romp, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1700841/"><em>Sausage Party</em></a>, with guest co-host and one-half of the web series comedy duo <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCelHokXTjHZ63rApK2Nyafw"><em>A Brit and a Yank</em></a>, John Raphael Oliveira.<br><br>Check out:<br>-A Brit And A Yank’s <a href="https://youtu.be/0REfSOXJv3c"><em>“SPICE GIRLS: The Untold Story”</em></a><em><br></em>-<a href="http://www.salon.com/2016/08/15/sausage-partys-race-problem-this-equal-opportunity-offender-is-just-plain-offensive/">“Sausage Party”’s race problem: This “equal opportunity offender” is just plain offensive</a><br>-<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-the-rape-scene-in-sausage-party-wasnt-funny_us_57b33b68e4b04147250fba45">Why The Rape Scene In Sausage Party Wasn’t Funny</a><br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.comFacebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 19, 2016
#2: Director Meera Menon talks women on screen
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris talks depicting women on screen with <a href="http://falcoink.us6.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=4c67cfe4821e202e2c118979b&amp;id=bb572d4353&amp;e=32cb1f9e53"><em>Equity</em></a> director, Meera Menon; and discusses the cross-racial voice-over casting of the Netflix original animated series, <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/television/2014/08/bojack_horseman_on_netflix_will_arnett_comedy_cartoon_is_bleak_and_brilliant.html"><em>BoJack Horseman</em></a> with guest co-host and <em>Vulture </em>writer, <a href="https://twitter.com/e_alexjung">Alex Jung</a>.<br><br>Check out:<br>-<a href="http://shashalaperf.blogspot.com/2011/04/voice-tricky-topic-of-race-and-voice.html">The Voice: The Tricky Topic of Race and Voice Actors</a>-<a href="https://youtu.be/VGOjO3hVIPo">Nickelodeon’s <em>Roundhouse</em> "Feminism" episode</a><br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: represent@slate.com<br>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SlateRepresent/">Slate Represent</a><br>Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="http://www.twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a>.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 05, 2016
#1: Robert Townsend on his remarkable filmmaking career
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<a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.aisha_harris.html">Slate Culture Writer</a>, Aisha Harris kicks things off by discussing <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2016/07/12/is_there_a_gender_divide_between_critics_who_love_the_new_ghostbusters_and.html">the new Ghostbusters</a> movie with guest co-host &amp; <em>Another Round</em> producer, <a href="https://twitter.com/antoniacere">Antonia Cereijida</a>. Aisha also sits down with actor, comedian, and filmmaker<a href="http://roberttownsend.com/"> Robert Townsend</a>.<br><br><strong>Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link:</strong> <a href="http://megaphone.link/represent">megaphone.link/represent</a><br><br>Email: <a href="mailto:represent@slate.com">represent@slate.com</a><br>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/SlateRepresent">@SlateRepresent</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/craftingmystyle">@craftingmystyle</a><br>Production by <a href="https://twitter.com/veralynmedia">Veralyn Williams</a>.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 22, 2016
Coming Soon: Represent
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Represent is a space for discussion, highlighting movies, tv and online shows created by and/or about women, people of color, and those in the LGBTQ community. Join Slate's Aisha Harris as she dives deep into conversations with critics about the latest pop cultural news, and filmmakers about what they do and how they do it.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 15, 2016