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


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episode 178: FFR 178: The People Under the Stairs with Special Guest Dave Proctor

We’re back from break, and just in time for spooky season! Joining Anita and Ebony is returning special guest—writer, mental health advocate, video game designer, and friend to Feminist Frequency—Dave Proctor, to take a look at Wes Craven’s somewhat bizarre entry to his horror empire, 1991’s The People Under the Stairs...


 2021-10-06  53m

episode 177: FFR 177: Back to the Future with Special Guest Teddy Dief

Great Scott! We’re firing up our flux capacitors and heading back in time to talk about 1985’s Back to the Future. Recent listeners will remember our special guest from our last episode—game designer, director, musician, and friend of the podcast, Teddy Dief. Chosen by our Patrons from a group of time travel films, Back to the Future (produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Robert Zemeckis) is far more problematic than many of us remembered...


 2021-09-08  1h1m

episode 176: FFR 176: The White Lotus with Special Guest Teddy Dief

Frequent listeners will know that Anita has been dying (not) to talk about THE WHITE LOTUS from writer, actor and director Mike White. On this episode, she and Ebony are joined by video game designer, creative director and singer, Teddy Dief, the discuss the HBO series centered around wealthy white vacationers in Hawaii and the staff catering to their every whim.


 2021-09-01  1h1m

episode 175: FFR 175: Tuca & Bertie, Season Two with Special Guest Annalee Newitz

Anita and Ebony are joined by author, journalist and podcaster Annalee Newitz to talk about the highly anticipated second season (that almost didn’t happen) of Tuca & Bertie. Two years and a hundred episodes of this podcast ago, we talked about the first season of this show and have been pleased to see this season offers even more weird delights from its off kilter bird world, and continues to charm and move audiences with its bracing honesty, sincere compassion, and lots of boob jokes.


 2021-08-25  1h11m

episode 174: FFR 174: Creativity in Crisis with Special Guest Charlie Jane Anders

Anita and Ebony are joined on this episode of FFR by special guest Charlie Jane Anders— writer, podcast host, event impresario and one of the founders of io9, a website devoted to science fiction, fantasy, futurism, science, technology and related news. She’s the author of several books of speculative fiction and “inspirational weirdness,” including Victories Greater Than Death, The City in the Middle of the Night, and All the Birds in the Sky...


 2021-08-18  1h2m

episode 173: FFR 173: We Are Lady Parts with Special Guest Zahra Noorbaksh

Anita and Ebony are joined this week by a special guest—Iranian-American comedian, writer, actor and co-host of the award-winning #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast, Zahra Noorbaksh—to discuss the new comedy from writer/director Nida Manzoor, We Are Lady Parts. The wildly funny and fiercely feminist show centers on the brash, raucous, unapologetic members of all-female, all-Muslim punk band...


 2021-08-11  54m

episode 172: FFR 172: We Are the Best!

It’s Caro’s last episode as co-host of the Feminist Frequency Radio Podcast, but she’s lightening the weight on our hearts with her final delightful discussion pick: the irreverent 2013 gem WE ARE THE BEST! about a group of young teen girls forming a punk band in 1982 Sweden. Another perfectly “Caro Movie” that focuses on beautiful, character-driven storytelling, WE ARE THE BEST! captures those golden moments of adolescence when everything seems both possible and impossible at once...


 2021-08-04  58m

episode 171: FFR 171: To Sleep With Anger

Ebony is back to hosting as she and Carolyn surrender to the contemplative pacing and character-driven appeal of “A Very Caro Movie”: Charles Burnett’s 1990 masterpiece, TO SLEEP WITH ANGER. Recently added to the Criterion Collection, the film centers around a middle-class Black family in South Central LA, and the mysterious drifter—both charming and menacing—who upends their lives...


 2021-07-28  52m

episode 170: FFR 170: Loki

We’re returning to the MCU for a look at the cosmic, time-hopping multiverse of Loki. The series boasts a stellar cast, aesthetic, and a whole lot of storytelling in a six-episode package. Can the God of Mischief change his stripes, and do we even want him to? Listen in to our discussion of this stand-out series and witness as we slowly morph into a Marvel-centric podcast.


 2021-07-21  46m

episode 169: FFR 169: Black Widow

Today on the podcast we’re discussing the 24th (!!!!) entry to the MCU, Black Widow. The movie attempts to balance themes of chosen family, trauma and healing with its need to deliver lots of fight scenes and CGI spectacle. But does it succeed, and knowing Natasha’s ultimate ending, do we still care? Listen in to hear our conversation.


 2021-07-14  49m