The Thrill: Straight Outta Compton, celeb feminism, and e-laughs

This week on our culture podcast, we talk the NWA biopic, the way we laugh online, and more


This week, on Maclean’s culture podcast—hosted by Adrian Lee, Emma Teitel and Julia De Laurentiis Johnson—we discuss the new N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton. Does this hip-hop history work on the big screen? Then, we discuss the responsibility that celebrities have to be good feminists. We’re joined by journalist Hana Shafi as we discuss intersectionality, what we should expect from our celebrity feminists, and this story on Maclean’s. Finally, we discuss how we laugh on the Internet. A new study shows LOL is dead, and “haha” is the way of the present. What does it all mean?

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And make sure to check out the other offerings on the Maclean’s podcast network, too: Listen to our books podcast, the Bibliopod, here! And listen to our politics podcast Maclean’s On the Hill, right here! And don’t forget: The Thrill is on summer schedule, so our next episode will come on Aug. 28. We explain why here. Talk to you then!

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