FFR #75: Avengers: Endgame – Feminist Frequency

FFR #75: Avengers: Endgame

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Carolyn Petit

Managing Editor

Ebony Adams

Operations Director and rogue snuffleupagus

Anita Sarkeesian

Executive Director and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Enthusiast

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 discussions of fat-shaming, queer representation, and the film’s one ostensibly “feminist” moment.

We also cover the tragic death of director John Singleton, an infuriating draft pick by the San Francisco 49ers, and more.


2:45 Entertainment News (John Singleton, Nick Bosa, Notch)

11:30 Avengers: Endgame

41:45 What’s Your FREQ-Out? (Veep, Steven Yeun and John Cho on The Twilight Zone, looking past the surface of Las Vegas, The Reluctant Royals novels by Alyssa Cole)

RELEVANT LINKS: More on Alyssa Cole’s Reluctant Royals books

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