The WAYNE GALE VARIETY HOUR ep.118: PANDING! (or WE NEED TO HAVE A TALK ABOUT PHIL)

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On WGVH118: Hosts MATT RISNES & DANNO KLONOWSKI (and the SWEETY MAN!) are back for another strange, funny, politically bent, end of days for America good time!

FIRST: We have an UNO HITTRE for PANDING!–aka 2008’s KUNG-FU PANDA–because why not. MATT loves it, DANNO thinks it’s OK, but this leads to a larger discussion about the film’s themes & technical achievements, what makes for a good kids movie, and why PANDING was the best STAR WARS PREQUEL. 

NEXT: MATT leads a discussion about the recent race-related incident of PANTERA frontman PHIL ANSELMO. We discuss the case history leading up to the incident, what the aftermath has been in our modern Internet/Social-Justice culture, and what the larger implications of such a culture are.

FINALLY: DANNO leads a tangentially-related discussion about the recent YOUTUBE #WTFU FAIR USE controversy, and while it gets a bit conspiratorial, there are larger “THOUGHT CRIME” implications connected to both of these events that could potentially affect not only THE WAYNE GALE VARIETY HOUR one day, but you & everyone else who uses the internet. Which is everyone.

SHOW NOTE: This episode was recorded in the early days of the #WTFU debacle when the videos DANNO talks about are more reactionary, ergo some of DANNO‘s blind panic. In the days that followed, many of the personally affected content creators made much more level-headed videos that explain everything in greater detail. PLEASE WATCH THIS! This sort of corporate regulation of the internet is the beginning of the end if left unchallenged.

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