We’re getting into the problematic weeds of fandom toxicity in episode 68. Where does toxicity come from? How do we combat it? And how and where do we most effectively direct our critique?
Time to get sad in episode 67, in which we discuss what we’re calling the ‘sad girl aesthetic,’ or the intentional cultivation of a sad, feminine image. What’s so appealing about this kind of aesthetic? What does its popularity represent in a deeper sense? Why sadness? Why? We’re diving into The Virgin Suicides, The Love Witch, and the oeuvre of Lana Del Rey to find out.