This week on Under the Radar:

Netflix is reeling from backlash against comedian Dave Chappelle’s latest special, which critics say contains transphobic material. Plus, Hollywood celebrities from Adele to Jonah Hill speak up against fan obsession over their weight loss. And The Rolling Stones remove one of the most popular songs from their tour setlist over lyrics referencing slavery.

Those stories and more on our Pop Culture Roundtable!


Michael Jeffries is the dean of academic affairs and professor of American studies at Wellesley College.

Rachel Rubin is a professor of American studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.