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FFR #73: Shazam!
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Anita’s off on another one of her globehopping adventures, so Ebony and Carolyn hold it down this week with a look at the latest DC Comics flick, Shazam! […]

Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQcast #13: Such Sweet Sorrow
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We’re so close to the end of Star Trek Discovery’s second season, but before we press the self-destruct button on the Recap FREQcast, let’s race through some space corridors and figure out what happened in this week’s episode! Anita is off taking time suit […]

FFR #72: Leaving Neverland (with special guest Francesca Fiorentini)
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In this week’s episode, Anita and Ebony are joined by comedian, correspondent, and host of The Bitchuation Room Podcast, Francesca Fiorentini. The topic under discussion in this episode is […]

FFR #69: Batman Returns (and Ebony goes missing)

This week, the crew hosts writer, designer, and founder of Sweet Baby Inc, Kim Belair for a hilarious discussion of the 1992 cinematic classic Batman Returns! Before that, […]

FFR 68: Captain Marvel
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The crew is back together as we dive into all that is Captain Marvel, the newest entry in the Marvel Cinematic universe. Entertainment news this week includes Steam’s […]

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Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQcast #8: If Memory Serves
In this week’s episode, Ebony is joined again by “slightly delusional Star Trek fangirl” Francine Crockett, aka Spock Jones. Rather than make any more easily-googleable errors about TOS continuity, Ebony decided it was better to bring back an actual Trek expert (a “trek-xpert,” if you will) to break down for us all the ins-and-outs of this […]
The Premiere of Queer Tropes and our Patreon Launch!
We’ve got so much amazing news! Today is the premiere of our eagerly-anticipated Queer Tropes vs. Video Games series, and we can’t wait for you to see it! Queer Tropes is the follow-up to our hugely influential series Tropes vs. Women in Video Games. Hosted by Carolyn Petit, this three-episode miniseries takes a close, critical look […]
Queer Tropes vs Video Games: Video Games’ Relationship Status – It’s Complicated
In this installment, we examine the complex history of gay relationships in games, from Fallout 2 in 1998 to much more recent games like Dream Daddy and The Last of Us: Left Behind. For a long time, even those rare games that included any opportunities at all for players to pursue queer romance or sex options […]
Queer Tropes vs Video Games: Are You Gay or Just Coded That Way
Video games have inherited a thing or two from the movies, including a troubling tendency to equate being gay with being evil. From The Legend of Zelda’s most flamboyant antagonist to a sadistic butch lesbian psychopath in Dead Rising to a murderous “crossdressing freak” in Resident Evil, we take you on a guided tour of gaming’s […]
Queer Tropes vs Video Games: Press ‘B’ To Hate Gay People
Throughout much of game history, from early Leisure Suit Larry adventures to the latest installment of Grand Theft Auto, gay and trans characters were rarely depicted at all except to serve as cheap punchlines, perpetuating harmful stereotypes in the process. Sadly, it’s still not unheard of for queer characters to be nothing but objects of ridicule. […]
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