Ah, the power of friendship. And the power of cool weapons. And change. Also the power of embarrassing your enemies into submission. It’s Steven Universe!
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?
Welcome to episode 47, in which we do some housekeeping, con recap, and talk extensively about Overwatch. Like comics? Like games? Good, because we’ve got some hot new recommendations for both. Also, Merri’s going to be on a panel at GeekGirlCon! Check it out here—it’s the one on magical girls at 1:30 pm Saturday. Hope to see you there!
We’re back with episode 46, discussing the media that shaped us. What formative works are responsible for the people we are today? You’re about to find out, and boy, does it ever make a lot of sense.
We’re back with episode 44, chatting about Archie, Betty, Veronica, and the various other denizens of Riverdale and Archie Comics. It’s Merri’s first introduction to the franchise that isn’t a classic TV show or movie! Missy gets to endlessly quote Josie and the Pussycats! We go off on Betty and Veronica #1! What more could you want?
We’re back with episode 19, discussing our favorite cartoon of the moment: Steven Universe! We’re talking about representation, flawed characters, the importance of children’s media, and our fan theories (or lack thereof).
We’re back, and this time we’re venturing into the dark and gritty world of film noir, the only type of dark and gritty world Missy can stand. We’re looking at the classic roots of film noir in 1944’s Double Indemnity and the evolution of neo-noir in 1982’s Blade Runner, discussing the tropes and characteristics that characterize one of the most parodied film genres.
Merri and Missy discuss recent news in the geek community as well as their convention survival tips. Topics include: that Batgirl cover, the difference between being sexy, powerful, and confident, and how to discuss the flaws in your fave, as well as convention horror stories and survival tips.