Feminist Funk

A biweekly podcast where Mel&Ash, two fed-up feminist scholars, analyze and critique pop culture media including animation and graphic novels.

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Friday Aug 16, 2019

In this episode, Mel and Ash analyse and critique Daphne Gottlieb and Dianne DiMassa's graphic novel "Jokes and the Unconscious". They discuss the representation of sexual violence, and of course, humour theory, and of course Freud's "Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious".
CONTENT WARNING: This podcast contains descriptions of childhood sexual violence, adult sexual violence, terminal illness, childhood abuse, verbal and psychological abuse, and as well as physical abuse.

She-Ra: Seasons 1 and 2

Saturday Jul 20, 2019

Saturday Jul 20, 2019

In this episode, Mel and Ash analyse the new reboot of She-Ra, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, a Netflix original. Join them as they discuss toxic friendships and toxic parental relationships. What funky final grade will She-Ra get? Tune in to find out!

Friday Jul 12, 2019

In this episode, Mel & Ash analyze and review Vivek Shraya and Ness Lee's graphic novel "Death Threat" (published in April 2019). Get ready to hear about the presumed gendering of internet spaces, trolls, and surrealism!
What funky final grade will "Death Threat" get? Tune in to find out!

Tuca and Bertie

Friday Jun 28, 2019

Friday Jun 28, 2019

Feminist Funk's first podcast! Mel & Ash analyze the animated Netflix series Tuca and Bertie.

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