After months at home, your streaming watchlists are probably exhausted. With Good Reason is here to the rescue! We’re bringing you summer streaming recommendations from scholars and artists. Myles McNutt (Old Dominion Univeristy) charts Netflix’s rise to video streaming juggernaut and recommends a miniseries on the systemic failures in sexual assault investigations. And: Yossera Bouchtia (Virginia Commonwealth University) suggests two TV shows grappling with race and identity in America. 


Later in the show: White actors have recently been stepping down from voicing characters of color. Shilpa Davé (University of Virginia) explains the harmful stereotype she calls “brown voice” and recommends a Netflix show that captures the Indian-American coming of age experience. Plus: Tanya Stadelmann (William & Mary) shares two films that document the journey to environmental activism.

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The Rise of Netflix

Myles McNutt (Old Dominion University)

Myles McNutt (Old Dominion Univeristy) charts Netflix’s rise to video streaming juggernaut and recommends a miniseries on the systemic failures in sexual assault investigations.

16 mins

Telling Untold Stories

Yossera Bouchtia (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Yossera Bouchtia (Virginia Commonwealth University) suggests two TV shows grappling with race and identity in America.

12 mins

Brown Voice

Shilpa Davé (University of Virginia)

White actors have recently been stepping down from voicing characters of color. Shilpa Davé (University of Virginia) explains the harmful stereotype she calls “brown voice” and recommends a Netflix show that captures the Indian-American coming of age experience.

12 mins

Becoming an Environmental Activist

Tanya Stadelmann (William & Mary)

Tanya Stadelmann shares two films that document the journey to environmental activism.

12 mins

WGR’s Summer Streaming List (July 18, 2020) 

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