FFR #34: Ant-Man and The Wasp With Special Guest Jamie Loftus – Feminist Frequency

FFR #34: Ant-Man and The Wasp With Special Guest Jamie Loftus

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Carolyn Petit

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Anita Sarkeesian

Executive Director and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Enthusiast

Ebony Adams

Operations Director and rogue snuffleupagus

This week on FFR, special guest Jamie Loftus joins us to discuss the pop culture news of the week and the latest cinematic appetizer from Marvel, Ant-Man and The Wasp. Jamie is a hilarious comic, Zamboni-lover, and co-host of The Bechdel Cast. Topics under the feminist microscope this week include the ever-eroding distinction between public and private as demonstrated by the recent #planebae love-fest across social media; Scarlett Johansson staying on (problematic) brand; and the thrilling refusal of Serena Williams to ever diminish herself in the face of white male critique. Once the Ant-Man discussion gets going, your hosts tackle the film’s frustrating villains, the absurd logic of the quantum realm, and just how much Paul Rudd anyone really needs.

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