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Peacemaker with Jamelle Bouie, Spencer Ackerman & Cayden Mak

James Gunn‘s HBO series Peacemaker picks up where The Suicide Squad left off. It features D-List DC superheroes, 80s glam metal, beating up the KKK, maintaining The Security State and having a gender crisis.

My guests:

Jamelle Bouie is a columnist for the New York Times Opinion section. unCLEAR and Present Danger podcast.

Spencer Ackerman is a journalist and author of REIGN OF TERROR: How The 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump, out now from Viking. And later this year will co-write a SUICIDE SQUAD miniseries for DC/Black Label

Cayden Mak has spent the past decade organizing people for racial justice leveraging many aspects of technology and pop culture formerly of 19 Million Rising (an Asian American Pacific Islander civic organizing group I love). 

My essay about Peacemaker‘s use of glam metal + my educational playlist https://womenwriteaboutcomics.com/2022/02/theres-no-wrong-time-to-rock-a-peacemaker-inspired-playlist/

@Ali_Galactic’s thread on Vigilante’s trans subtext – https://twitter.com/Ali_Galactic/status/1493339062429704195