Julia and Kylie finally take a break from adaptation shaming to gush about A Song of Ice and Fire, this time with the help of their guest Gretchen! What is it that makes George R.R. Martin’s close-PoV structure so compelling? To them, it’s the way that the he is able to utilize the toxically patriarchal setting to explore character biases for incredibly feminist take-aways.
Listen below, subscribe/listen on iTunes (the newest episode is updated in the app, even if not on the site yet), subscribe to our RSS feed, search for “Unabashed Book Snobbery” in any podcast app, or download an MP3 of this episode here.
This episode’s saltarello performance is by Jessica Comeau.
- 0:00 – Intro & explanation of “patriarchy brain”
- 17:03 – Cat
- 30:40 – Arys
- 39:30 – Vic/Aeron & Barry
- 50:47 – Cersei
- 1:03:00 – Tyrion, Sam, & Ned
- 1:19:49 – Brienne & Arya
- 1:30:00 – Sansa
- 1:41:40 – Asha & Arianne
- All UBS Podcast episodes
- Episode #6: The Cersei Lannister Show
- Episode #13: Ironbore
- Episode #15: Jaime and Brienne take the riverlands
- Episode #16: Keeping Up with the Tyrells
- The Fallacy of GoT’s Women on Top Part 1: Setting
- Sexism & S5 Part 1: an introduction to the “ambivalent sexism” framework and Trope #1: Motherhood
It’s a Superfinale on Supergirl
Elizabeth is back and just in time! Monday aired the season finale for Supergirl, and you bet we had analysis thoughts. See what Elizabeth and Kori liked and disliked in season three, and what they’re looking forward to in the upcoming season.
So You Didn’t See Solo, A Fandomentalist Story
Julia, and Kylie watched the latest Star Wars movie because they are true nerds, but Gretchen didn’t. What are two girls to do but attempt to explain what they witnessed, while also discussing the ever-lovely Star Wars fandom at large.
- 0:00 – Fandom news 6/11/18 edition
- 18:15 – Kelly Marie Tran is a ray of sunlight
- 30:45 – Kylie and Julia recap Solo
- 1:12:30 – Solo discussion
- The Emoji Movie’s Oscar Snub 😒
- Inevitable Star Wars Movies to Come
- Kelly Marie Tran Leaves Instagram as Star Wars Fans Declare Victory, Request Diaper Change
- Han and Leia and why I still think about them
- The Last Jedi Gabfest on The Fandomentalist
- The Fandomentalist Plays Rogue One Script Doctor
The Fall of Tyrion Lannister Part 1: A Storm of Swords
Julia and Kylie are back with their favorite character in all of A Song of Ice and Fire. While we spent the first two books with him climbing to his character’s heights, things take a turn in A Storm of Swords.
Listen below, subscribe/listen on iTunes (the newest episode is updated in the app, even if not on the site yet), subscribe to our RSS feed, search for “Unabashed Book Snobbery” in any podcast app, or download an MP3 of this episode here (go to ‘show all’).
This episode’s saltarello is by Aquila Altera, available for purchase on Amazon.
- 6:45 – Tyrion I & II “The Praise”
- 25:15 – Tyrion III & IV “The Marriage Proposal”
- 45:00 – Tyrion V & VI “The Dornish”
- 52:45 – Tyrion VII & VIII “The Wedding”
- 1:05:30 – Tyrion IX & X “The Surprise Witness”
- 1:20:35 – Tyrion XI “The Tower”
- 1:36:30 – Tyrion in ASOS Analysis
- All UBS Podcast episodes
- The Rise of Tyrion Lannister Part 1 & Part 2
- UBS Character-specific episodes:
- “The Wars to Come” Game of Thrones rewatch project
- Reader Response: The Third Pillar of Analysis
- AFFC is the Best of ASOIAF and I’m That Person