Blood Moon 2015: Total Eclipse of the Supermoon
Aaron Lee (@), a finishing graduate student in astronomy at UC Berkeley, and Rion Roberts, a classicist and scholar of Renaissance rhetoric, philosophy, science, and magic, join me in discussing the September 27th Blood Moon. Tune in for some science and mysticism as we explore the astronomical facts of the event as well as the folkloric magic in the air.
Tiger Beat of Your Heart: Teen Dreams and Dirtbags
Angel Cowgill, aspiring teen librarian and pop culture maven joins me in discussing her and my budding teen heartthrobs. From Heroin Chic to Syndicated Geek we explored the tropes and asked, Do Our Teen Dreams Influence Our Waking Life? Is the Bad Boy you lusted after in 9th grade the one you’ll chase forever?
Beware there are some spoilers for True Detective Season 2, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, My So Called Life, Friday Night Lights, and Dawson’s Creek.
The Feminist Hour on Miley Cyrus, Part 2
Elizabeth Padilla (@Lizzylandia)—a transnational feminist, woman of color, and asker of questions—joins me in the second installment of the ongoing EddCast series: The Feminist Hour.
This episode is Part 2 of our study of Miley Cyrus. In this episode we shifted from discussing her achievements in empowerment to address some of her problems and failures. We discussed issues of race, class, and appropriation that have been widely talked about already, particularly by women of color.
The Feminist Hour on Miley Cyrus, Part 1
Elizabeth Padilla (@Lizzylandia)—a transnational feminist, woman of color, and asker of questions—joins me in the first installment of the ongoing EddCast series: The Feminist Hour.
This session is Part 1 in a 2-Part series on Miley Cyrus from a feminist perspective. In this part we discussed how Miley has perpetuated empowerment rhetoric, and next episode we’ll talk about her intersectional failures and problems.