[PREVIEW] #116a - THE MOUSE BETRAYS: A Subliminal History of Disney, Part I

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For access to full-length premium episodes and the SJ Grotto of Truth Discord, subscribe to the Al-Wara’ Frequency at patreon.com/subliminaljihad. Dimitri and Khalid finally set their sights on Big Mouse and embark on a wide-ranging investigation of all things Disney, including: their monopolistic control over the collective American imagination, how the current conservative attacks on Disney ain’t nuttin’ new, Peter Schweizer’s 1999 takedown “The Mouse Betrayed: Greed, Corruption, and Children At Risk”, Marc Eliot’s much-maligned “Walt Disney: Hollywood’s Dark Prince” from 1992, Henry Giroux's "The Mouse That Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence”, Disney-as-New Religious Movement, Walt Disney becoming the convenient WASP face of Hollywood to assuage the “Presbyterian censorship” of the Hays Code era, Disney as secularized manifestation of Old Line White Protestant cultural hegemony, Walt’s heavy flirtations with Nazism in the late 1930s, the anality of early Disney cartoons and sus Lacanian undertones, Walter Benjamin and Sergei Eisenstein’s critical support for Mickey Mouse, Walt’s abusive anti-Semitic dirtbag socialist evangelical Christian father, his ancestral ties to the Norman conquest of England, Walt discovering that his parents might not be his real parents, J. Edgar Hoover grooming Walt to be the perfect Lost Boy FBI informant, and the traumatic abduction of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.

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