Burst Your Bubble

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A Society, Culture and TV podcast featuring Morgan Jaffe
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Burst Your Bubble is a podcast that looks at racism, sexism, homophobia, and all of the other -isms and -phobias within our society through pop culture.

From music and movies to comic books and games, hatred, bigotry, and ignorance seep into our everyday lives. What is important is to dissect it and discuss it, and not just accept it as something we cannot process or change.

New episodes will be released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.

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EP52 - Dumbo might be a classic, but it’s important to understand the history behind one of its characters, especially when that history encompasses slavery, racism, and discrimination in the United States, starting with blackface at minstrel shows and ending in written laws. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes released the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. www.burstyourbubblepodcast.com www.face…
EP51 - Have you ever watched the show One Day at a Time? The remake of the 1975 sitcom is a present day story of the Cuban American Alvarez family. The remake - brought to life largely in part by Gloria Calderón Kellett, a Cuban American, and a half Latinx writing team - is in danger of not being renewed for its 4th season. Listen as we look at either why you should be watching the show or remind…
EP50 - For decades, romantic comedies have given audiences an incorrect idea of how romantic relationships should work. How you should ask someone out, woo them, and win them. But because of how romcoms depict love on screen, they show harmful behaviors like persistence, possessiveness, and stalking as grand gestures of love -  all while normalizing them. Art by Jeremy Ferris. New episodes releas…

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mistakesweremade reviewed this podcast 6 days ago
"Nice look at pop culture history through a modern lens. I like Morgan Jaffe's analysis, and for me it's interesting to revisit some of the culture that I grew up with and see it through fresh eyes. I don't always agree, but I always find myself thinking about her ideas. Recommended."
 

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Started
Jan 11th, 2017
Latest Episode
Mar 14th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
55
Avg. Episode Length
27 minutes
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