Cinemasculinity #3: Mookie (Do the Right Thing) – Shownotes


Spike Lee’s black masculinity.

Script: Click here



  • Blackness on its own terms
  • Young vs. old black men
  • Coolness
  • Personal as political
  • Violence
  • Black male patriarchy

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All sound clips are from Do the Right Thing. I do not claim ownership to these clips and use them for fair use purposes only.

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About Bryan Cebulski

Historian, critic, author. Undercover queer. Aspiring P&C adventure protagonist. Collects bad habits like Jessica Rabbit.
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