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The Rise of Netflix
Myles McNutt (Old Dominion University)
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 charts Netflix’s rise to video streaming juggernaut and recommends a miniseries on the systemic failures in sexual assault investigations.
Telling Untold Stories
Yossera Bouchtia (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Yossera Bouchtia suggests two TV shows grappling with race and identity in America.
Shilpa Davé (University of Virginia)
White actors have recently been stepping down from voicing characters of color. Shilpa Davé explains the harmful stereotype she calls “brown voice” and recommends a Netflix show that captures the Indian-American coming of age experience.
Becoming an Environmental Activist
Tanya Stadelmann (William & Mary)
Tanya Stadelmann shares two films that document the journey to environmental activism.
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