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Hip-Hop has always consisted of larger than life personalities. Rappers have unique backstories and ways of storytelling that essentially make them into characters, so the fact that many of them have made the transition from music to film and television is a no brainer.

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Copaganda: With "Cops" and "Live PD" Canceled, Is It Still Okay to Love "Law & Order"?

The shows in the Law & Order franchise spread dangerous misconceptions about police work

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Amid ongoing protests against police brutality, the prominence of pro-police propaganda or "copaganda" has recently come under increasing scrutiny.

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Don't Drop The Soap: Reckoning With Male Rape Jokes in Pop Culture

There's a gendered double-standard to sexual assault, but you might be surprised by who's behind it.


TRIGGER WARNING: Sexual Assault, Rape, Non-consent

In a video essay posted to the Pop Culture Detective YouTube channel, media critic Jonathan McIntosh deep dives into pop culture's prevailing representations of sexual assault against men as comedy.

Divided across two half-hour videos, "Sexual Assault of Men Played for Laughs - Part 1 Male Perpetrators" and "Sexual Assault of Men Played for Laughs - Part 2 Female Perpetrators," McIntosh establishes a disturbing pattern behind the language and ideology of male sexual assault "humor."

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