This week, Shadow Weaver steals the Rebellion's ability to speak, and Lauren and Eric discuss one of the most contentious (and most misunderstood) issues in politics today. Oh boy. In the show, Eric references a BackStory episode featuring a conversation with the University of Virginia law school vice dean. You can listen to that here if … Continue reading “A Loss for Words” – Free Speech
This week, we're taking on the episodes routinely referred to as the "romance" shows. Adora gets a boyfriend -- or does She-Ra? What do we think of Sea Hawk's portrayal and, more importantly, Adora's reaction to him? Why does Loo-Kee think you should just tell everyone you have a crush on, and what precisely is … Continue reading “The Sea Hawk” & “Return of the Sea Hawk” – Gender Roles
This week, Lauren and Eric discuss the first episode after She-Ra's pilot, which, as in most shows, ends up providing a pretty solid template for the rest of the series. She-Ra teaches a village to #resist a guy with a face for a body, a bunch of people get pies in their face, and Lauren … Continue reading “Duel at Devlan” – Resistance
The premiere episode of She-Ra: Progressive of Power! Longtime fan Eric introduces his cohost Lauren to this wonderful, silly, weirdly relevant 1985 cartoon and the two explore the character of She-Ra, her world, and how that relates surprisingly well to what many of us are feeling in 2017. Covers the five-episode pilot of She-Ra: Princess … Continue reading “The Sword of She-Ra” – Introduction
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