Aisha Harris is a writer and editor in the Opinion section of the New York Times, where she covers culture and society. Previously, Harris was an assistant television editor on the Culture Desk at The New York Times, and prior to that, she was a culture writer and editor for Slate Magazine and host of the film and TV podcast "Represent." Harris received her B.A. in theater from Northwestern University and her M.A. in cinema studies from New York University.
Aisha Harris, writer and editor in the Opinion section of The New York Times, who wrote about her experience watching the play, joins us to discuss the reactions to "Slave Play" and take listeners' calls.
Aisha Harris, a writer and editor in the Opinion section for The New York Times, where she covers culture and society, joins for an installment of our “Review/Preview” series to discuss fall movies.
Aisha Harris, an assistant television editor on the culture desk at The New York Times, and Willa Paskin, television critic for Slate, join us for the second part of our summer screens roundup to suggest what to watch in July. 
When Devindra is away, David and Jeff come out to watch the latest Disney live-action Aladdin. Together with Aisha Harris from the New York Times, the cast find out whether the remake live up to the original 1992 version. Read Aisha Harris’s article in the New York Times on why the reiteration doesn’t make Disney more progressive, and Anisa Khalifa’s post on why the casting can’t solve its flawed foundations. Check out Jeff Cannata’s new D&D show Dungeon Run. Listen to David’s other podcast Write Along with writer C. Robert Cargill Devindra's new podcast Know More Tech, answering your question on the latest gadgets. Subscribe to David's Youtube channel at Davechensky.You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.Shownotes (All timestamps are approximate only)What We’ve been Watching (~10:00)David - The Nightingale, Booksmart, The PerfectionJeff - The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!Feature (~38:00)Aladdin (feature review contain spoilers) Credits: Our music sometimes comes from the work of Adam Warrock. You can download our theme song here. Our Slashfilmcourt music comes from Our spoiler bumper comes from filmmaker Kyle Hillinger. This episode was edited by Beidi Z. If you’d like advertise with us or sponsor us, please e-mail Contact us at our voicemail number: 781-583-1993 You can donate and support the /Filmcast by going to, clicking on the /Filmcast tab, and clicking on the sidebar “Donate” links! Thanks to all our donors this week! For information regarding your data privacy, visit
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