-What we’ve been up to (which is being sick)
-Cynara’s steampunk-inspired solution for not being shunned on the SkyTrain
-Bringing back “bagism” (or, you know, not).
NOTE: At first Derek didn’t know we were recording, so he for awhile he does what he normally does when he’s in the room and Jenny and Cynara are talking on the phone/Skype/Gchat — joins in on the conversation with periodic interjections.
-The politics of winterwear in Winnipeg
-I don’t know if you’ve heard, but It’s a bad time to make mining jokes
-Cynara shares what she’s been doing at work — marketing a really cool book
–SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD time.
-Cynara has developed some high standards for portrayals of women in film.
-For instance, her present enjoyment of the Back to the Future series is mitigated by the way women are characterized and used, plotwise.
-Towards a Bechdel Test for fat: we need a rating system for body positivity (or lack thereof, natch) in film.
-Anyway, what is with the girls in Scott Pilgrim?
-(White) hipster liberalism & how it plays out vis a vis Antoine Dodson.
“BED INTRUDER SONG!!!” [YouTube]
On Feminism, Liberals, Black Folks and Antoine Dodson [Like a Whisper]
A Room in the City [Anvil Press]
Note: We’re not linking directly to the Cracked roundtable on Back to the Future because we don’t want to vouch for it completely. But you know how to use the internet to find it if you want.