Scarlet – a modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood

In this episode of Badass Women Save Themselves, Blythe and Jove discuss Scarlet, book 2 in The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer.

Between piloting interplanetary space flights, mind control, and a boyfriend who might eat her for dinner next time she sees him, how will Scarlet ever find time to save the family farm?

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Top Five Real Life Badass Women

We devote most of our episodes to analyzing representation–fictional narratives on stage, screen, and page. In this episode, we move to the real world and offer our list of Top Five Real Life Badass Women. These are people who inspire us by their strength and tenacity, who are making the world a better place for not only women, but for all people.

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Top Five Ships!

Let’s talk about ships. No, not the kind with sails and pirates (although, really, we don’t spend enough time talking about that). The lesbian, fan-fic kind! In this episode, we discussion our top five non-canon lesbian ships. Some are so obvious they might as well be canon. Some we made up because it would have made the story more feminist. Most involve painfully beautiful women who stare at each other’s lips a little too much. All are a blast to discuss!

5 feminist things to do this summer

In this episode of Badass Women Save Themselves, Blythe and Jove discuss how to be cool for the summer, or rather, a cool feminist for the summer.

It’s been a summer of ups and downs. There are many ways to do summer right, but how can you have a fun-filled summer while also fighting for women’s rights? We’ve got some ideas for you!

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Atomic Blonde

In this episode of Badass Women Save Themselves, Blythe and Jove discuss Atomic Blonde, specifically the things that surprised them, the things that they liked, and the things the could have done without.

Charlize Theron is a badass. She saves herself and a lot of other people. And she does it all to awesome 80s music. We have lots of opinions on Atomic Blonde, and not all of them are good, but we definitely come down on the side that it’s worth watching.

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