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Your Fave Is Problematic

May 21, 2019

Picture it! Miami, 1985. Four retired women sharing the ups and downs of life, love, and a sweet beach house! But are our four favorite friendly femmes free from the most problematic of 80's sitcom tropes? We talk feminism, racism, and LGBT representation. Plus we cover the 80's New Wave classic Don't You Want Me by...


May 3, 2019

God save the Queen! ...We think? We (southern) Yanks aren't so sure how we feel about the Mountbatten-Windsors stateside, even now that one of our own has infiltrated their ranks. We discuss Her Majesty's finances, those nagging rumors about ties to the Third Reich, and whether or not the modern British royal family has...


Apr 17, 2019

On this episode once again we tackle the entertainment behemoth known as Disney! This time we're talking about the "happiest place(s) on Earth," their parks. But are they happy for their employees? We talk labor practices, low wages, and discrimination lawsuits galore. Plus did y'all know we have Tom Hanks to thank...


Mar 13, 2019

Greetings gorram nerds! This week we've got our sights set on the Grand High Nerd: Joss Whedon. He's long been lauded as a pop-feminist icon, but when we dig a bit deeper will the man (and his work) hold up to scrutiny? Plus we re-visit the Problematic Jukebox to examine a classic problematic jam, The Rolling...


Jan 29, 2019

This week on the podcast we have a brand new segment called "problematic Jukebox" where we talk about one of our favorite problematic songs, Blurred Lines! Then we get into what turns out to be a surprisingly tender portrayl of male friendship with Top Gun! It's not all great though, there's still plenty of sexism...