All The Things That Make Us Uncomfortable

A weekly Pop Culture, Society and Culture podcast
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Episodes of All The Things That Make Us Uncomfortable

The ATMU Crew comment on 50 shades of Grey.
The ATMU crew talks fantasy! Is fantasy only for nerdy white men, or is it opening to a broader audience with more progressive views?
The ATMU crew discusses why adults watch cartoons for children, and love it! Starring Adventure Time, Steven Universe, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and The Legend of Korra, with Disney and Miyazaki films!
The ATMU crew discusses the new Halloween remake and its franchise's influence on the final girl trope in slashers.
The ATMU crew discusses all their favorite problematic pieces of media, trying to figure out what's ok and what's not when consuming media.
The ATMU crew discuss whether all spiritualities inevitably lead to cults. (With appearances by Satanism, Atheism, and Buddhism!)
The ATMU crew discusses their changing thoughts on Whedon's shows and movies. Can the artist's life be removed from their work?
The ATMU crew discusses the potential effects of social media on our psyches. Is social media making us more psychopathic than older forms of socialization?
The gang discusses whether snowflake millennials are a little too obsessed with the apocalypse. Media Mentioned: Night in the Woods, The Magicians, The Handmaid's Tale, 1984, Brave New World, Farhenheit 451, We, The Time Machine, Ed Wood Films
The gang discusses whether flipping the cast of classic franchises from male to female is killing the original heart and intent of those franchises. Media mentioned: Main course - Oceans franchise, Star Wars, Ghostbusters, Evil Dead In passing
The gang discusses the origins of creepypasta, arguing whether goosebumps were creepypasta before they were cool. Media Mentioned: It, The Babadook, Portlandia, Scary Stories to tell in the dark, Baroness von Sketch, Robot Chicken, Dreamcatcher
In honor of Pride month and E3, ATMU discusses the state of gaming, romance plots, lootboxes, and of course whether LGBTQ+ progress has destroyed the Industry (Spoilers: It didn't).
The gang discusses whether watching horror helps with anxiety. Media Mentioned: Saw, The City and The City, It Comes at Night, The Stand (Stephen King), Hellraiser, Scream, Paranormal Activity, The Blair Witch Project, It Follows, Children of
The gang discusses why 90s cartoons are so sexy, leading them to ask the question, "did they create furries?" Media mentioned: Gargoyles, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, X-Men, Tom and Jerry, Courage the Cowardly Dog, Rocko's Modern Life, Ren a
The gang discusses the gendered nature of AI in modern science fiction after they are disturbed by the reveal of Google Duplex.
The gang discusses whether genocide is A-OK if you are a sexy purple man while doing it.
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