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Podcast Profile: BLACK MIRROR REFLECTIONS

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22 episodes
2020 to 2021
Average episode: 56 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Popular Culture

Podcaster's summary: Thinking through the technology, philosophy, morality, and politics of Black Mirror

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List Updated: 2022-Aug-10 11:32 UTC. Episodes: 22. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2021-Mar-05 • 56 minutes
"Smithereens" (with special guest, James Buchanan "Bru" Wallace)
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2021-Feb-28 • 50 minutes
"Hang the DJ" (with special guest, John Torrey)
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2021-Feb-19 • 51 minutes
"Bandersnatch" (with special guest, Eric Steinhart)
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2021-Feb-12 • 48 minutes
"Metalhead" (with special guest, Roman V. Yampolskiy)
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2021-Feb-05 • 53 minutes
"Rachel, Jack, and Ashley Too" (with special guest, Karen Tongson)
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2021-Jan-29 • 74 minutes
"White Bear" (with special guest, Charles W. Mills)
For Episode 17, I am joined by Dr. Charles Mills to talk about punishment, non-ideal theories of justice, why philosophers love science fiction, and "White Bear" (Season 2, Episode 2 of Black Mirror), which first premiered in 2013.Dr. Charles W. Mills is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at The Graduate Center, CUNY. He works in the general area of social and political philosophy, particularly in oppositional political theory as centered on class, gender, and race. He is the author of over a hundred j...
2021-Jan-22 • 52 minutes
"Arkangel" (with special guest, Shannon M. Mussett)
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2021-Jan-15 • 55 minutes
"Men Against Fire" (with special guest, Charles W. McKinney, Jr.)
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2021-Jan-15 • 67 minutes
"Hated in the Nation" (with special guest, Ammon Allred)
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2021-Jan-08 • 56 minutes
"Be Right Back" (with special guest, Samir Chopra)
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2020-Dec-31 • 67 minutes
"Black Museum" (with special guest, Zandria F. Robinson)
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2020-Dec-24 • 56 minutes
"USS Callister" (with special guest, David Gunkel)
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2020-Dec-18 • 53 minutes
"Nosedive" (with special guest, John Danaher)
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2020-Dec-11 • 58 minutes
"Shut Up and Dance" (with special guest, Rick Lee)
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2020-Dec-09 • 59 minutes
"The Waldo Moment" (with special guest, Jason Read)
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2020-Dec-04 • 63 minutes
"Playtest" (with special guest, C. Thi Nguyen)
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2020-Dec-04 • 49 minutes
"The Entire History of You" (with special guest, John Cerrito)
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2020-Nov-27 • 55 minutes
"San Junipero" (with special guest, Michael Norton)
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2020-Nov-26 • 42 minutes
"Striking Vipers" (with special guest, Adriel M. Trott)
In this episode, Adriel Trott and Dr. J discuss the ways in which VR complicates not only our conventional understandings of the distinction between the "real" and the "simulated," but also our conventional understandings of sex, gender, sexuality, and desire.Check out the full episode notes and links to further readings here. | | ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★ | |
2020-Nov-25 • 53 minutes
"The National Anthem" (with special guest, Ammon Allred)
"The National Anthem" premiered as the inaugural episode of Black Mirror in 2011. Despite the fact that it does not include any futuristic technologies, it set the scene for the series and remains one of the most controversial and riveting episodes. Should the Prime Minister have done it? Why do so many people find this spectacle fascinating? What, if any, moral judgments can (or should) we make about works of art? Does the development of deepfake technology over the last several years change how we view th...
2020-Nov-24 • 65 minutes
'White Christmas" (with special guest, Chris Gilliard)
Dr. Chris Gilliard joins Dr. J in this episode to discuss "digital redlining," incarceration and e-carceration, the ethics of "blocking," and whether not it may be okay to torture or coerce digital copies of human consciousnesses... all in the context of Black Mirror's first special holiday episode, "White Christmas."
2020-Nov-22 • 45 minutes
"15 Million Merits" (with special guest, Shannon Mussett)
Dr. Shannon Mussett (Professor of Philosophy, Utah Valley University) joins Dr. J in this episode to discuss authenticity, performance, her concerns about the encroachment of screens in our lives, and what we all probably missed when we watched "15 Million Merits."