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‘Damage Control’: How Not to Talk About ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ and Ava DuVernay

Justin Charity and K. Austin Collins also talk about Bruno Mars and cultural appropriation

'A Wrinkle In Time' European Premiere Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Disney

This week on Damage Control, Justin Charity and K. Austin Collins discuss critics’ confusing handling of Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time (1:17), why wishing for black artists to have opportunities to make mediocre work is flawed thinking (19:44), and the cultural-appropriation accusations against Bruno Mars (21:39).