#135: Ellen, Black is King, Dog Poo Bag
Listen now
The rise and (possible) fall of Ellen DeGeneres has been filling the feeds, and we’re deciphering what it all means. Beyoncé has dropped her new visual album "Black is King", and Myf has managed to find a Disney+ login to watch it. And even though there are no runways, we've found a fashion accessory to keep us going in this lockdown. To the dog park.   Show notes: Ellen DeGeneres: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2020/aug/04/so-ellen-degeneres-is-not-as-nice-as-we-thought-shes-been-saying-that-all-along Beyonce’s Black is King Pitchfork review: https://pitchfork.com/thepitch/beyonce-black-is-king-review-awe-inspiring-looks-muddled-messages/ Black is King Does Everything It Needs To: https://www.vulture.com/2020/08/beyonce-black-is-king-disney-movie-review.html Black is King: Let’s Discuss: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/31/arts/music/beyonce-black-is-king.html Why We Must Be Careful When Watching Black Is King: https://www.essence.com/entertainment/only-essence/beyonces-black-is-king-criticism/ Dog Poo Bag: https://www.pedestrian.tv/style/bottega-dog-poop-bag/ Desus & Mero: https://www.stan.com.au/watch/desus-and-mero In My Blood It Runs: https://inmyblooditruns.com/screenings/#watchathome Email us: bangon.podcast@abc.net.au   Bang On is recorded on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians and Traditional Custodians of the land where we live, work, and learn.
More Episodes
The crossover of the wellness industry and conspiracy theorists is real (#DoYourResearch), and we explore why. Speaking of Venn diagrams, a new doco on Netflix has everyone talking about the power and intentions of social media. Kanye’s latest tweet-rant resonates, and a doco on Cathy Freeman’s...
Published 09/17/20
It’s the end of an era as Keeping Up With The Kardashians calls time. We reflect back on the empire (and wealth) this family has built, and why now is the right time to finish. An op-ed penned by robot AI has the human world in a tizz, meanwhile a phenomenon around bookstores and toilets has us...
Published 09/10/20
The pandemic is proving to us how much we need to connect with one another. Luckily ingenuity + the internet is here to help this week. A longread on Katy Perry’s music has us digging into the shifting landscape of pop, artistic authenticity, social media, and more. And Michaela Coel’s acclaimed...
Published 09/03/20