Catching up on the feminist issues in the three videogames we’ve been playing over the winter -Mass Effect, Red Dead Redemption and Guild Wars 2 are all deeply interrogated in terms of gender kind of not really. We mostly talk about identification and making our sims make out with everyone. In celebration of our spirit …
In this ongoing series, we bring you snapshots and thoughts from our journeys into the dungeons, caves, wastelands, and tetrises of whatever game we happen to be playing. Kara plays… Guild Wars 2 No self respecting plant person would wear this outfit
We have a million suggestions on how to make Les Mis more feminist without compromising its amazing ability to make us openly sob, weep, and become dehydrated. Plus, our Living as a Feminist Question of the Week: Can/should women cry?
Yo, what went down with the second season of Homeland? Does it still have interesting gender politics? What about the first season tricked us into liking this show? Do you hate Kathryn Bigelow? Do you hate Ys in names that shouldn’t have Ys? How great is Canada!? Plus, Living as a Feminist Question of the Week: Are we responsible for consuming female-centric or female-generated media in order to encourage its production…even if we hate it? (Keep listening to the podcast regardless of our answer.)
Overfeministing the winter’s biggest movies (at least those we have seen). The Hobbit, Django Unchained, Silver Linings Playbook and a little bit of Life of Pi (by accident). Plus, the Living as a Feminist Question of the Week: Can you “go to the movies” with a non-feminist?
Finally! The Podcasters tackle the latest Twilight movie, Breaking Dawn Part 2, including spectacle and excess, horror, the feminine aesthetic in cinema, and say almost nothing at all about anybody’s “dreaminess”. Plus the Living as a Feminist Question of the Week, presented by three childless women: How should a feminist raise a child?
n this conversation about both Cloud Atlas (movie) and Cloud Atlas (book), the panel talks about linearity, racism, women as revolutionaries and/or empty vessels, adaptation and, honestly, mostly how super-handsome and dreamy Ben Whishaw is. Plus Living As A Feminist Question of the Week: Is “Movember” misogynistic?