Slate Magazine/Panoply

Represent is a space for discussion, highlighting movies, TV, and online shows created by and/or about women, people of color, people with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ community. Join Aisha Harris as she dives deep into conversations with cri...Show More

12:47 | Dec 29th, 2017

Aisha talks with Studio 360 about how America is finally rethinking, Gone With the Wind.Read Aisha's full article, How Movie Theaters, TV Networks, and Classrooms Are Changing the Way They Show Gone With the Wind. And you can find more from Studio 36...Show More

1:22:54 | Jun 8th, 2018

It really is hard, but Aisha, Veralyn, and Marissa say goodbye. Aisha talks to her dad, Hartford Courant columnist Frank Harris III, there is a final quiz and the Represent team reminisce.For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a f...Show More
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54:45 | Jun 1st, 2018

Aisha Harris talks to two black female filmmakers at different points in their careers: veteran director Leslie Harris, who helmed the cult classic Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. and up-and-coming filmmaker Nikyatu Jusu.For links on what we discuss ...Show More

42:29 | May 22nd, 2018

Slate producer Veralyn Williams and Robin M. Boylorn, an associate professor at the University of Alabama and member of the Crunk Feminist Collective, unpack the blackness of Harry and Meghan’s wedding, from Doria Ragland’s dreadlocks to Bishop Micha...Show More

33:35 | May 11th, 2018

Aisha talks to Kristen Meinzer, co-host of When Meghan Met Harry about her obsession with the royals and makes a case for why skeptics should care about this royal love connection. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend t...Show More
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47:09 | May 4th, 2018

Aisha Harris talks to filmmaker Justin Simien about making season two of his Netflix series, Dear White People. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: represen...Show More

32:55 | Apr 27th, 2018

Comedians Hari and Ashok Kondabolu chat with Aisha about their new podcast, The Kondabolu Brothers, their pre-woke watching stories, and Hari responses to The Simpsons’ latest Apu episode.Note: This conversation took place the day before Hank Azaria ...Show More

28:57 | Mar 30th, 2018

Aisha Harris and Mashable writer Angie Han, discuss cultural representation in Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, which is set in Japan. For links on what we discuss check out our show page. Tell a friend to subscribe! Share this link: More

33:53 | Mar 23rd, 2018

Here are three of our favorite Pre-Woke Watching segments. Also, we're partnering with Slate’s video team to bring visuals to these conversations. Check out our inaugural video in this series.Hear more from actor, writer, and video producer Dylan Mar...Show More

36:21 | Mar 16th, 2018

Aisha Harris and producer Veralyn Williams discuss A Wrinkle in Time. And our conversation at the Speak Up, Rise Up festival with BuzzFeed’s Bim Adewunmi and Latino USA’s Antonia Cereijido about shameful representations in film and tv.For links on wh...Show More

36:10 | Mar 9th, 2018

Aisha Harris and writer/TV critic Jasmine Sanders take a closer look at Showtime’s The Chi and its depiction of Chicago.For links on what we discuss check out our show page. And please fill out the Slate podcast survey at More

36:20 | Mar 5th, 2018

Aisha Harris and Chris Lamberth, actor/comedian and host of host of the Mundane Festival podcast, recap everything that went down at the Oscars last night.For links on what we discuss check out our show page. And please fill out the Slate podcast sur...Show More

39:03 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Aisha Harris talks A Fantastic Woman, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, with Slate science intern Alex Barasch. And we revisit two conversations we had with two first-time directors who are up for big awards this Sunday: Yance Ford, whose Str...Show More

1:01:09 | Feb 23rd, 2018

Aisha Harris talks to Black Panther production designer Hannah Beachler about her process when taking on new films, creating the imagery behind Wakanda and much more. Also, Gene Demby, host of NPR’s Code Switch, comes on to discuss the hype around Bl...Show More

53:17 | Feb 17th, 2018

Aisha Harris is joined by producer Veralyn WIlliams and chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie for a spoiler-filled review of Black Panther. They discuss the politics of Wakanda vs. black America, what makes the movie’s fight scenes so compellin...Show More

59:39 | Feb 16th, 2018

Aisha Harris chats Wesley Snipes about cult favorite, Blade and trying to bring Black Panther to the big screen more than 20 years ago. Also, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Senior programmer, Ash Clark recently, joins us to discuss their  film series, F...Show More

54:52 | Feb 9th, 2018

Aisha Harris chats women's rights attorney Gloria Allred and film producer Marta Kauffman, about their new Netflix documentary, Seeing Allred, advocating for women’s and minority rights, and Gloria’s fraught relationship with the media. Also, in the ...Show More

47:26 | Feb 2nd, 2018

Aisha Harris has a very candid conversation with Jane the Virgin's Jaime Camil about his career, the double standards for men and women in Hollywood, why studios should be trying to reach Mexican audiences, and much more. For links on what we discuss...Show More

36:03 | Jan 26th, 2018

Live from Sundance Film Festival, Aisha Harris is joined by Slate’s movie critic and Culture Gabfest host Dana Stevens. They swap Sundance stories and talk to director Sebastián Silva about his latest film, Tyrel.For links on what we discuss check ou...Show More

52:33 | Jan 19th, 2018

Aisha Harris and Mark Harris, Vulture writer and author of Pictures at a Revolution and Five Came Back, breakdown their Oscar nomination predictions. Also, Aisha talks to Charles Burnett, a revered filmmaker who emerged from the period of groundbreak...Show More

32:40 | Jan 15th, 2018

Aisha Harris talks to actor Bambadjan Bamba of Suicide Squad, The Good Place, and the upcoming Black Panther. He shares why he came out as undocumented and asks Hollywood to stand with immigrants in the industry, including those under the Deferred Ac...Show More

49:00 | Jan 12th, 2018

Aisha Harris talks to DeVon Franklin about his latest book, The Hollywood Commandments: A Spiritual Guide to Secular Success, the subtle ways in which movie studios attempt to engage faith-based audiences with ostensibly secular films, and more. Also...Show More

45:06 | Jan 5th, 2018

Aisha Harris and Monica Castillo, New York Times film writer, discuss Time’s Up, the ambitious initiative for fighting sexual misconduct, driven by hundreds of women in the entertainment industry. Also, the latest winner of, The Great American Baking...Show More

1:00:23 | Dec 22nd, 2017

It’s our very last episode of 2017! To help us reflect on the year in representation, we’re joined by three friends of the show: Alex Jung, a writer for Vulture; Antonia Cereijido, a producer at Latino USA; and Tiffany Vazquez, a host at Turner Class...Show More

1:00:50 | Dec 15th, 2017

Aisha Harris chats with Radha Blank, writer and producer on Spike Lee’s Netflix series, She’s Gotta Have It. Also, Slate writer, Christina Cauterucci share’s why Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is problematic. For links on what we discuss check out ou...Show More

57:22 | Dec 8th, 2017

Aisha Harris chats with filmmaker Greta Gerwig about how she crafted the contentious mother-daughter bond at the center of her directorial debut, Lady Bird. Also, senior editor at Mic, Erin Evan, joins is to talk, She’s Gotta Have It.For links on wha...Show More

50:13 | Nov 24th, 2017

On this episode of Represent inspired by Disney-Pixar’s new movie Coco, Aisha Harris talks to film critic Carlos Aguilar about how Latinos have historically been portrayed in animation. Then, Antonia Cereijido, a producer at Latino USA, joins to chat...Show More

59:34 | Nov 21st, 2017

Three women who spoke out about Harvey Weinstein—Alice Evans, Katherine Kendall, and Tomi-Ann Roberts—sit down together with Slate’s editor-in-chief, Julia Turner, to discuss the movement they helped start, whether it’s gone too far, and whether ther...Show More

54:48 | Nov 17th, 2017

Aisha Harris chats with comedian Hari Kondabolu about his new documentary, The Problem With Apu. Also, Slate producers Veralyn Williams and Ben Frisch join us to share their own personal "Apu" characters. For links on what we discuss check out our sh...Show More

56:24 | Nov 10th, 2017

Aisha Harris chats season two of OWN’s Queen Sugar, with Dawn-Lyen Gardner, who plays middle child Charley Bordelon on the hit drama, centered around a trio of estranged siblings living in rural Louisiana. Also, the Washington Post’s Lavanya Ramanath...Show More