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Episode 052 - Separating the Art from the Artist

By Book Club for Masochists

A potentially controversial episode as we discuss Separating the Art from the Artist. We bring up #MeToo, library neutrality, problematic faves, and firing people out of cannons. What are your thoughts? Can you separate the art from the artist? You can download the podcast directly, find it on Libsyn, or get it through iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify, or your favourite podcast delivery system. In this episode Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray Books, Links, Articles, and Things Me Too movement Lemony Snicket > Controversy Lemony Snicket Accused of Making Lewd Comments About Female Authors Time's Up (movement) Trudeau gives Canada first cabinet with equal number of men and women Problematic Fave (Know Your Meme) “What's the situation with Tamora Pierce?” Tintin in the Congo Babar the Elephant Several pieces about Paul Pope’s sexual harassment on Tumblr Roc Upchurch Off Rat Queens After Domestic Violence Arrest Rat Queens #OwnVoices: Why We Need Diverse Authors in Children’s Literature The Problem with #OwnVoices LGBTQ Lit Louise Simonson (writer on Superman: The Man of Steel, New Mutants, and other titles) G. Willow Wilson (write on Ms. Marvel) Orson Scott Card’s long history of homophobia: In honor of the “Ender’s Game” trailer release, a look at some of the sci-fi master’s most controversial remarks Looney Tunes > Racial stereotypes The Problem with Apu Rurouni Kenshin Creator Nobuhiro Watsuki Fined 200,000 Yen for Possession of Child Porn Mangaka Convicted and Sentenced for Schoolgirl Sex "Romp" Sensitivity Readers In an Era of Online Outrage, Do Sensitivity Readers Result in Better Books, or Censorship? White guilt Check out our Pinterest board and Tumblr posts, follow us on Twitter, join our Facebook Group, or send us an email! Join us again on Tuesday, May 15th when we'll talk about Comedic Science Fiction and Fantasy!

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