Seven years ago, Shannon Downey came across a Star Trek pattern for cross stitching and she was instantly hooked. What started out as a relaxing hobby quickly grew into a platform to express her thoughts around issues of racial injustice, gun violence and feminism. Reset talks to Downey about her journey as a “craftivist” and how she threads together art and activism in her work.
In 2018, just months after Hurricane Maria, an eccentric group of cryptocurrency enthusiasts arrived in Puerto Rico. They came with big plans for the island—to help rebuild after the hurricane, and in the process create a high-tech cryptocurrency paradise in the Caribbean. They also came to take advantage of Puerto Rico’s favorable tax laws. But not everyone in Puerto Rico was onboard with their vision to change everything on the island. Latino USA follows the often-bizarre story of these Bitcoin pirates of the Caribbean, from crypto boom to crypto bust.
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Hey! It’s the brilliant animator, writer and songwriter Rebecca Sugar! Creator of the wildly popular Steven Universe. She’s earned six Primetime Emmy Award nominations for the series and is the first non-binary woman to independently create a series for Cartoon Network. Rebecca discusses the inspiration behind the show, creating femme characters and dealing with fan feedback. Plus, Jesse and Rebecca talk about some of their favorite cartoons growing up!
Composer Mark Korven demonstrates how he created the incredibly eerie sound for The Lighthouse and other horror films. Hip hop veteran Sophia Chang shares how she came to be embraced by the Wu-Tang Clan. Parasite director Bong Joon-ho tells us what inspired him to make a thriller about income inequality, and why wealth can make monsters of us all.