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FFR #90: Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood
Blend yourself a frozen marg and buckle up for this week’s episode of Feminist Frequency Radio, in which your Southern California stalwarts cruise up the 101 for a journey into Hollywood Past. This week, we discuss Quentin Tarantino’s 9th feature film, an epic* ode to manly men and one uncomplicated babywoman. Two of your hosts left […]
FFR #82: Booksmart
This week, Anita plays hooky so Carolyn and Ebony are responsible for keeping the student body on track. Classic nerds! Our topic this week is Booksmart, Olivia Wilde’s feature debut about two young overachieving women on the cusp of graduation. Tune in for a discussion of the way the film empathizes with and delights in its […]
Gender Breakdown of Games Featured at E3 2019
2019 represents our fifth year doing a statistical breakdown of the games featured at E3, and analyzing what the data tells us about the representation of women in video games. This year, we ran the numbers on E3 events from Microsoft, Nintendo, Ubisoft, EA, Bethesda, and Square Enix, as well as the annual PC Gaming Show, […]
FFR #79: John Wick 3
It’s finally here! We made it! We have finally arrived at our John Wick 3 episode. Carolyn and Ebony can finally calm the hell down (not bloody likely). Tune in for a discussion of the assassin economy, visual style vs narrative coherence, fairytale logic, and really digging movies that also maybekindasorta feed our most problematic desires. […]
FFR #76: Knock Down the House
Hey, Feminist Frequency Listeners (all 3 of ya!) We had a fantastic discussion about the new Netflix documentary Knock Down the House, which documents the thrilling challenges posed to the political establishment  by the record numbers of women and people of color looking to unseat long-time incumbents in 2018. In addition to Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez of New […]
FFR #75: Avengers: Endgame
On this week’s FFR, our 75th episode, it’s a spoilerific conversation about the latest MCU crossover epic, Avengers: Endgame. First we talk about whether or not the film worked for us purely on the level of being an enjoyable superhero film that offers a satisfying conclusion to the cliffhanger of Infinity War, before delving into deeper […]
FFR #73: Shazam!
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! There’s a refreshing sense of lighthearted fun to this film, especially in contrast to the grimdark Batman and stuffy Superman of DC’s recent movie output, and a welcome […]
Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQcast #13: Such Sweet Sorrow
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 flying lessons, so Ebony was joined in the Keanu Reeves Memorial Studio […]
FFR #72: Leaving Neverland (with special guest Francesca Fiorentini)
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 the 2-part HBO documentary Leaving Neverland, about the decades-long child sexual abuse alleged against Michael Jackson by two survivors, Wade Robson and James Safechuck. We talk about living […]
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, though, Caro serves up a heapin’ helpin’ of cringeworthy Pop Culture News (this week’s topics included info about James Gunn’s rehiring for Guardians of the Galaxy 3; Operation […]
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