Wednesday September 23, 2015
q's pop culture panel heats up over political correctness
This may just be our prickliest pop culture panel to date. Esquire's Stephen Marche, Chatelaine editor-at-large Rachel Giese and the National Post's Sadaf Ahsan weigh in on this week's hot button headlines — and go head-to-head over political correctness.
At issue today:
- On the heels of the Emmys and Viola Davis' big win, we ask: can we finally be proud of diversity on television?
- Following controversy, the band formerly known as Viet Cong is changing its name. (Here's the critical Exclaim piece referenced on air.)
- The muppets return! Again! Can the long running series be truly be subversive?
- As thousands boycott the new Stonewall film, we ask: does the movie version of a historical event owe us accuracy?