Eric and Bryan discuss just a few of some of history’s most common misconceptions and misnomers. Enjoy!
American Slavery Was Not A Sergio Leone Spaghetti Western. It Was A Holocaust. My Ancestors Are Slaves. Stolen From Africa. I Will Honor Them.
-Spike Lee via Twitter, 12/22/12 10:18pm
Those were the words that Spike Lee used to disparage Quentin Tarantino’s new epic film Django Unchained. The plot centers around a slave who is freed and becomes a bounty hunter. He then embarks on a mission to rescue his wife from a sadistic plantation owner. That’s about all that Spike Lee knows about the movie since he has not seen it and will not see it.
For the past few years, I have been a devoted follower of your interspace and time travelogues. Your passion for exploration and adventure, your strong sense of responsibility, and your personal moral struggles have been most inspiring to me, among many others on this planet (go to any fan convention and you’ll see what I mean).