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If The Nose Is Boring, It Isn't 'Cause Of Cancel Culture: Donald Glover, 'The Underground Railroad'

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Thuso Mbedu in 'The Underground Railroad.'

After a long absence from Twitter, Donald Glover last week, in a series of since-deleted tweets, blamed boring culture on cancel culture.

After a long absence from the popular culture, Sinéad O'Connor has a memoir coming out.

And: The Underground Railroad is a 10-part limited series on Amazon Prime. It's Barry Jenkins's adaptation of Colson Whitehead's 2016 novel.

Some other stuff that happened this week, give or take:

GUESTS:

  • Taneisha Duggan - Artistic producer at TheaterWorks
  • Rich Hollant - Principal at CO:LAB, founder of Free Center, and commissioner on cultural affairs for the city of Hartford

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Colin McEnroe and Cat Pastor contributed to this show.

Jonathan is a producer for ‘The Colin McEnroe Show.’ His work has been heard nationally on NPR and locally on Connecticut Public’s talk shows and news magazines. He’s as likely to host a podcast on minor league baseball as he is to cover a presidential debate almost by accident.
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