Episode 19

Defund the Gotham City Police?


July 17th, 2020

55 mins 34 secs

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About this Episode

After a short break, Arthur and Isaac are back, and ready to dig into more superhero drama! Should the Gotham City Police Department be defunded? On the heels of HBO Max’s announcement that a new Gotham PD-focused Batman series will hit the streaming service, Mad Unreal examines the show in the context of Black Lives Matter. Will this be more copaganda? Will Matt Reeves and DC use the series to explore racism and police brutality? Buckle up and listen to another great episode of Mad Unreal.

Mad Unreal focuses on the films and characters we find beautifully unreal, from Marvel to Star Wars, James Bond, BIPOC heroes, super women, and dope villains. Hosted by Arthur Turnbull and Isaac Perry, you can find the show on iTunes, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify.