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On this episode of Represent, Aisha Harris and Slate’s chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie have a spoiler-filled discussion of Get Out, the directorial debut of Jordan Peele. And Valerie Woolard Srinivasan*, Panoply software engineer, shares her “Pre-Woke Watching” story.
- Aisha on why Get Out is an instant comedy-horror classic about the hilarious nightmare that is existing while black
- Don’t like being scared? Here’s why you will be OK watching Get Out
- Vulture on why Get Out’s Allison Williams makes the “good white person” terrifying
- New York Times: “Woman Linked to 1955 Emmett Till Murder Tells Historian Her Claims Were False”
And if you loved Get Out and want more horror films in your life:
- Aisha recommends The Stepford Wives (1975)
- Jamelle recommends episodes of Key and Peele and Night of the Living Dead (1968)
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*Correction, March 6, 2017: This post originally misspelled Valerie Woolard Srinivasan’s last name. (Return.)