Episodes

Episode 54 - Disney Princesses

It's time for episode 54, in which we discuss our feelings, thoughts, and connections (or lack thereof) with Disney and, more specifically the Disney princesses. How do princess ideals of femininity tie into our own lives? Is Missy truly a Disney princess? Who gets to be a princess? Also, for real, if you're a TV executive and you want to get together on As Scene on TV, let us know.

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What Missy's Been Up To:

Watching:

Star Wars Rogue One

Reading:

Hawkeye #1 by Kelly Thompson, Leonardo Romero, Jordie Bellaire, and Joe Sabino
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

What Merri's Been Up To:

Watching:

Star Wars Rogue One
Gilmore Girls
Suicide Squad

Some Links You Might Find Interesting:

Coloring the Kingdom by Patricia Zohn
Movie Legends Revealed | Did Disney Really Not Allow Women Animators? by Brian Cronin
We Asked 4 Female Animators About Diversity and Women in the Industry by Estelle TangHow Women Modernized The Disney Princess by Ariane Lange


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Episode 25 - False Empowerment

We’re back with episode 25 (whoa! 25 episodes!), discussing false empowerment. What does false empowerment mean? Does dubious intent on the part of a creator mean you can’t feel empowered by something? What the heck is going on in Sucker Punch? We’ll attempt to answer these questions, except for what’s going on in Sucker Punch—that’s a mystery for the ages. 

Just some housekeeping updates: we launched a Patreon! If you like what we do and want to help us keep doing it bigger and better, you can donate a small amount per episode for sweet rewards. We’re looking to bump up our audio quality first and foremost, and we only need $7.50 more per episode to do it!

Secondly, we’re now on Stitcher! If you don’t have access to iTunes and want to listen to us on the go (or you want any of Stitcher’s other cool features), now you can use your favorite radio streaming service to listen to us as well. Lucky you!

What Missy’s Been Up To:

Reading:

  • The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
  • Then it Was Dark, edited by Sarah Benin

Watching:

  • Free! Season 2
  • The Borgias
  • Crimson Peak

What Merri’s Been Up To:

Reading:

  • Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray
  • The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Watching: 

  • Minority Report
  • Star Wars: Rebels
  • Steven Universe