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Comedian Janine Brito @Janinebrito talks the pushback against feminism, the absurdities of auditioning in Hollywood & being fully prepared to date Nicki Minaj. She and Amanda do a splendid rendition of "I'm Every Woman".

Direct download: Janine_Brito.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:39am PDT

Blogger Marya E Gates @oldfilmsflicker talks about the history of Hollywood cinema, the reasons the industry is currently problematic for women and what moviegoers can do to help female directors and screenwriters. She and Amanda theorize as to why on God's green earth so few women were nominated for the Oscar's this year (and why Selma got ripped off). 

Direct download: Marya_E_Gates.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:09pm PDT

Satirical Women's Magazine Reductress @Reductress cofounders Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo talk creating media through a feminist lens and the blessings of working in comedy. Beth, Sarah and Amanda talk scaring their moms with their comedy. 

Direct download: Reductress.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:21am PDT

Actress & Rabble-rouser Caitlin Stasey @CaitlinStasey talks about her first memories of her sexuality and her experiences of intersectionality in Hollywood. She & Amanda discuss beauty & breasts at length. 

Direct download: Caitlin_Stasey.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23pm PDT

Comedian & Actor D'Lo @DLocoKid talks the magic of queer artistry and how Hollywood is opening up for Transgender talent. He recounts tales of police discrimination, some of which are funnier than others. 

Direct download: DLo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:43am PDT

Educator & Writer Walidah Imarisha @WalidahImarisha parallels social justice movements to works of science fiction, speaks to the international support of #Ferguson, #BlackLivesMatter & #ICantBreathe and encourages a reshaping of our notion of justice. She and Amanda agree that sexism, racism & homophobia stack up in America's long-standing system of repression. 

Direct download: Waldiah_Imarisha.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59am PDT

Screenwriter Joni Lefkowitz @jonikat talks about her ABC Family show 'Chasing Life', her film 'Life Partners' and staying delusional in Hollywood. She and Amanda agree that third-wheeling is terrible. 

Direct download: Joni_Lefkowitz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56pm PDT

Activist & Director Tani Ikeda @TaniAppleseed talk co-founding @imMEDIAteFilms to create radical sex education content for young women. She also talks moving & shaking Hollywood in her own feminist ways.

Activist & Actress Madeline Harris @onepunkypixie talks her Anti-Rape campaign @MoreThanNo & the efficacy of lighthearted PSA's about consent. (starts at :40 mark - trigger warning: discussions of sexual assault)

Direct download: Feminist_Filmmakers_of_LA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:14am PDT

Writer & Performer Brittani Nichols @bishilarious talks about her ColorCreative.Tv pilot 'Words With Girls', the necessity of creating one's own content & the blips of success in this wacky town. She and Amanda encourage LGBT actors to move out to Hollywood so that they can cast them in their productions!

Direct download: Brittani_Nichols.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:09am PDT

Writer & Performer Eliza Skinner @elizaskinner talks about the current polarization of gender in media & her fangirling out on Geena Davis. She and Amanda encourage listeners to build a feminist bubble around themselves! They also talk about porn & 'sex sells'.

Direct download: Eliza_Skinner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25am PDT