Feminist Frequency Radio

Feminist Frequency Radio is coming for your media. Each week, Anita Sarkeesian, Carolyn Petit, and Ebony Aster bring you dispatches from the pop culture wars and invite you to listen in on their entertaining, stimulating, take-no-prisoners conversations about the latest films, games, and tv. They’ll be bringing their distinctly different feminist perspectives to the mix as they celebrate and critique it all. With special guests from all over the feminist media sphere, an assortment of great bonus segments, and your questions keeping them on their toes, Feminist Frequency Radio is there to help you dig deeper into the things you love. Warning: Feminist Frequency Radio may significantly enhance your media experience. Join our community at Patreon.com/femfreq Feminist Frequency Radio is powered by Simplecast



episode 91: 91: The Art of Self Defense

This week, we're going toe-to-toe with writer-director Riley Stearns' new dark comedy The Art of Self Defense, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Alessandro Nivola. We talk about how the film brings a critical lens to the socially constructed "rules" of manhood, and to the ways in which men are pressured to perform masculinity among other men in the establishment of a kind of hierarchy. We also discuss how the film works as a kind of response to Fight Club.


2:10 The Art of Self Defense

33:45 What's Your FREQ-Out?
Ebony on holding it together in these trying times, Carolyn on spending time in the sun, Anita on The Boys


Questions to ask yourself when you're outraged about injustice (via @prisonculture): https://twitter.com/prisonculture/status/1000413472356696065?s=19

Masculinities by R.W. Connell: https://www.amazon.com/Masculinities-R-W-Connell/dp/0520246985

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 2019-08-21  44m