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Rap Sh!t, Yi Yi, and worrying about Don't Worry Darling
August 30, 2022 · 50 min

We discuss Rap Sh!t and Yi Yi, a series and a film about life’s choices and how they shape you as a person.

02:34 Rap Sh!t, streaming on HBO Max, is a solid sophomore series from Issa Rae that portrays the tireless hustle that go into pursuing one’s dream.

20:02 Yi Yi, available on Criterion, is a meditative, bittersweet, stunning work of cinema about the currents of life.

38:12 Plus, culture notes about the trials and tribulations of Don’t Worry Darling, which — reminder — won’t be out for another three weeks!!!


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