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Monday, June 25, 2012

Episode 22: Valerie Solanas Wish List

This week, the Badland Girls occupy the living room of their dear friend Andrea to talk vampires in pop culture, young adult lit, and Kathryn Bigelow. We also discuss rape culture in comedy, problems with The Hunger Games, and why The Vampire Diaries tv show is so damn good.

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Spoiler alerts for the following:
The Future
Me and You and Everyone We Know
Innocent Blood
The Hunger Games book trilogy
Twilight (films and books)
Blood and Donuts
The Vampire Diaries
Strange Days
Thriller: A Cruel Picture

 Corrections: Feminist Frequency is run by Anita Sarkeesian. Forever Knight wasn't an '80s show, it was a 90's show. Andrea accidentally says Steven Cronenberg when she means David. Blood and Donuts was directed by Holly Gale and came out in 1995. The Golden Compass was directed by Chris Weitz, who also directed New Moon.  I tried to look up the movie Tarantino cited in the rape scene conversation, but the Google results were horrifying and offensive and I never found the movie he was referring to, anyway.

Relevant Links:
Andrea's Tumblr
Andrea's Twitter
Andrea's Blog
The Stuff trailer
Wonder Boys trailer
Blood and Roses-the whole movie!
The Future trailer
"The Word 'Rape' VS Comedy" by Ian Douglas Terry(OK Party Comedy)
Chapters from Ian's scifi novel, Tales of Mazar
Brody Stevens on Conan
Nudity (bandcamp)
Veloura Caywood, "I'm the Wolfman"
Burger Records
A compilation video of Morrissey fan hugs!
Feminist Frequency
The Roaring 20's Game
Victorian game
Wild Reeds trailer
Blood and Donuts trailer
Strange Days trailer
Innocent Blood trailer
Near Dark trailer

Fucking Books:
The SCUM Manifesto by Valerie Solanas-full text
Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
The Vampire Diaries by LJ Smith
Cry to Heaven by Anne Rice
The Hunger Games Trilogy by Susanne Collins
We've linked the Twilight Saga here more than I'm comfortable with
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
Leviathan Trilogy by Scott Westerfeld
Zombies VS Unicorns by Holly Black

1 comment:

  1. This probably wouldn’t be of any interest to me as a guy, but I know some of my family and friends would love to see these episodes. I’ll share it with them soon.