What do you do when you discover that your favorite author, movie director, or game designer is a terrible person? Should that change how we interact with their art, or does it simply not matter? This week James is joined by Callie Wright, creator of the Queersplaining podcast and huge pop-culture fan, to talk through this complex ethical question. They discuss all the problems that accompany problematic creators, charting a course through treacherous ethical terrain with humor and grace.
CN: This episode has references to sexual harassment and abuse claims made against prominent creators.
I am a huge fan of the music of Morrissey and the Smiths and am so disappointed how much Morrissey has become an anti-immigrant racist. So sad but I love his albums…