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 11: 11 The Best Show Ever Made on the Planet According to Zahra Noorbakhsh

This week, Anita and Ebony are joined by the wonderful feminist Muslim Iranian-American comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh, who brings a bevy of insights to the table: How does the CW superhero show Black Lightning pay homage to the 60s sitcom Bewitched? How is the “manventure” movie Jaws actually about intersectional feminism? Zahra reveals all this and more, as the gang also talks about Saturday Night Live’s clumsy attempts to use comedy to address the #MeToo moment, the troubling kind of “strong...


 2018-01-31  1h0m

episode 10: 10: I Tonya, Me Too, You People

This week’s Very Special Episode is AAA-rated! Anita takes a trip to Chicago and ropes in Feminist Frequency superstar Ashley Fellows and Vulture writer Angelica Bastien to discuss camp, perspective, and the cycle of abuse in I, Tonya...


 2018-01-24  57m

episode 9: 09 FREQing Out Over the Whimsical Fish Man’s Deal

This week on Feminist Frequency Radio, Guillermo del Toro’s latest film The Shape of Water divides the crew! Find out which of us were seduced by the film’s tender love story and which of us have no souls as we contemplate just what it means to fall in love with a fish man. (This discussion may involve Ebony busting out one of her patented Hater Rants...


 2018-01-17  57m

episode 8: 08 Now With Bonus Relaxing Nature Sounds!

With rainfall lending a lovely natural ambiance to the conversation, we discuss the power of representation in Black Panther and the formation of the Time's Up initiative to combat cultures of sexual harassment in every industry. This brings us to the highlights and disappointments of the politically charged 75th Annual Golden Globes...


 2018-01-10  1h2m

episode 7: 07 Leaping Around in Time With Anita Sarkeesian and the Doctor

Happy New Year, everyone! We get 2018 off to a perfectly smooth start as Anita leaps us forward in time by launching us right into a conversation about the Doctor Who Christmas Special, which marked both the end of Peter Capaldi's tenure as the Doctor and the introduction of Jodie Whittaker, the first woman to ever fill the Doctor's shoes...


 2018-01-03  1h0m

episode 6: 06 Our Star Wars Holiday Special

On this, our sixth episode of FFR, we go all in on Star Wars: The Last Jedi! (Yes, we dig into the nitty-gritty and there are spoilers, so if you haven't seen the movie yet, you may want to return to the main segment of this episode later...


 2017-12-20  59m

episode 5: 05 An Awe-Inspiring Collaboration Between Visionary Creators Hideo Kojima and Tommy Wiseau

On this week’s episode of Feminist Frequency Radio, the gang rejoices as Anita returns from Europe and records her first FFR stateside! We wonder what kind of magic spell Johnny Depp cast to make some people feel like his presence in The Crimes of Grindelwald is A-OK, and we ponder the profound depths of meaning revealed in the new trailer for Death Stranding...


 2017-12-13  50m

episode 4: 04 Mark Ruffalo's Cat-Sized Frozen Peanut Butter Dog Adventure

In episode four of FFR, just like Riker holding down the bridge for Picard, Carolyn takes over hosting duties while Anita flies back from Europe! (Don't worry, Anita shall return next week!) We finally meet Ashley, the mysterious fourth member of the Feminist Frequency team, who sheds some light on her role in the organization...


 2017-12-06  57m

episode 3: 03 A Nosebleed in Time

We're back with Episode Three of Feminist Frequency Radio! This week, we dive into the latest entertainment news and share our excitement for Ava DuVernay’s upcoming film adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time. We then discuss comedian Hari Kondabolu’s thought-provoking new documentary The Problem With Apu, which looks at the harm done by Apu of The Simpsons, perhaps the single most enduring racial stereotype of a character in American pop culture history...


 2017-11-29  56m

episode 2: 02 The Good Digital Moustache Removal Place

Episode two of Feminist Frequency Radio is here! Buckle up as Anita tries to explain what prompted her to sit through a recent Twilight marathon; Caro eyes Amazon's new Middle-earth tourism initiative with suspicion; and the team explores their mutual love of The Good Place. Anita learns that even Jason Momoa isn't enough to make sitting through the Justice League worthwhile, and Caro has to explain to Ebony that Henry Cavill is not a hologram but just had his moustache digitally removed.


 2017-11-22  53m