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Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQcast #3: Point of Light
The Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQcast brings you a gift from the Mirror Universe this week: a special guest! Ebony is joined by an old friend and fellow Trekkie as she attempts to navigate the treacherous currents of this week’s episode without Anita there to offer snarky comments from the brig. Join Ebony and Francine, a […]
FFR #62: Starship Troopers (with special guests Mary Robinette Kowal and Max Temkin)
You’re going to love this week’s phenomenal conversation about Starship Troopers (1997) with special guests Mary Robinette Kowal and Max Temkin! Tune in for a thought-provoking discussion (and very amicable disagreement) about how successfully the film executes its satire of fascist military fantasies. Just what are the possibilities and limits of satire? What can director Paul […]
Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQcast #2: “New Eden”
Anita and Ebony are back on bridge duty this week with the Feminist Frequency Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQcast, deciphering narrative arcs, giving hair reports, steering through the highly illogical, and generally questioning what keeps us watching… other than Tilly. In this week’s show, we share our reactions to the second episode of Discovery’s second season, […]
FFR #61: The Favourite (Yes, with a U)
This week, we’re traveling back to the court of Queen Anne for all the stately and scandalous manipulations of The Favourite, the Oscar-nominated film starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz. Throughout the movie, courtiers Sarah (Weisz) and Abigail (Stone) scheme and compete against each other politically and sexually to be the favorite of the […]
The Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQcast is Back!
It’s here! The long-awaited return of the not-at-all inconveniently named Feminist Frequency Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQcast! Anita and Ebony are back on bridge duty, deciphering narrative arcs, steering through plot[worm]holes, and generally questioning what lead them to start this podast in the first place. In this week’s show, we share our reactions to the first […]
FFR #60: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
This week on FFR, we take on a Hollywood classic in the 1962 psychological thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, a film whose title character was, at the time, one of the most shocking women ever seen onscreen. Played by cinematic legend Bette Davis, Baby Jane is an aging former child star who mentally and […]
FFR #59: If Beale Street Could Talk
This week on FFR, we’re discussing Moonlight director Barry Jenkins’ wonderful new film, If Beale Street Could Talk. We get into the striking beauty of the film’s visual composition, the way it creates a feeling of community and solidarity, and how it somehow manages to overflow with warmth, even while gazing directly at the cruelties of […]
FFR 58: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
We’re kicking off 2019 with an FFR lovefest thanks to the exuberant and incredible Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse! Join us as we celebrate one of the best films of last year, with appreciation for its depiction of a diverse and lively Brooklyn, its wonderful hero, its touching Stan Lee cameo, and the way it fully embraces […]
FREQ #19: The Writing’s On the Wall for Jessica Pabón-Colón
  Each issue of the FREQ newsletter brings you an interview with a fascinating, inspiring, talented woman we think you should know more about. In our latest issue, we talk to pioneering interdisciplinary Latina scholar and activist, Dr. Jessica Pabón-Colón. Her recent book, Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora is a towering yet accessible […]
Carolyn’s Top Five Games of 2018
Each year, the barrage of game releases feels bigger and more unmanageable than the last. In some ways, I suppose that’s a good problem to have, but it does mean that there are some much-talked-about games that I simply haven’t played, or haven’t played enough to know what I think of them. These games include Return […]
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On October 2nd, the highly anticipated debut from Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams will hit shelves. History Vs. Women is going to shake the foundations of what you know about larger-than-life women in history — but more importantly, it’s going to introduce you to a breathtaking tapestry of artists, Amazons, scholars, rebels, and villains you’ll be delighted to know. Pre-order today and get ready to be amazed by what women can do when they dare to be great.