Episode 72 is here! In this episode, we share Melissa’s new life path; have a mini-show over a more serious “What Do You Think of That?”; and then dive into a healthy debate over our social media and “real life” selves, and which is ACTUALLY “us.”
Next week, we take on the topic of bringing back the dead and making them perform for entertainment and commercial purposes by asking, “Is it Wrong to Digitally Replicate A Dead Actor for A Film, TV Show, or Advertisement?” This question (presented to us by Lee Medcalf) comes in response to the news that despite his death, Paul Walker will still play a prominent role in the next “Fast and the Furious” film, mostly thanks to CGI. The same can be said for Philip Seymour Hoffman and the next Hunger Games installment. In addition, we’ve all been exposed to ads featuring long-gone celebrities such as John Wayne, Steve McQueen, and Audrey Hepburn hawking everything from light beer to chocolate. The families of these individuals may have given consent for the digital manipulation of their likenesses, but does that make it right?
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