Somehow, Merri forgot until we were already recording that she read a book where one of the main characters is a clown. Naturally, we spent most of this episode talking about that.
Welcome to episode 64, in which we fundamentally destroy all humor by examining it and explaining every joke. Except Jim Carrey’s teeth, which remain an enigma and a horror to all.
Vacation is over, which means we’re back with episode 63 on teen dramas, and specifically 13 Reasons Why. We’re talking about responsible discussion of heavy issues, how dramas target a specific audience, and who gets caught in the crossfire, as well as our favorite things about rich kids–nothing.
It’s time for episode 61, in which we’re talking about the ways that queerness is expressed and represented in media. When is a stereotype a stereotype? Is it bad if queer women (gasp!) look like queer women? What counts as representation and what does? And exactly how English major can Missy get on Yuri!!! on ICE?