Episode 2.7 Playing, Losing, Failing

This minisode is the beginning of a short thematic arc on play, and like the good feminist killjoy I am, I decided to start it off by talking about failure. Specifically, I want to talk about a brilliant book — The Queer Art of Failure, by Jack Halberstam — that turned my understanding of failure inside […]

Episode 2.6 Capitalism & Colonialism is Killing Us All with Alicia Elliott

Content warning for discussions of anti-Indigenous violence and residential schools. This week I’m joined by brilliant Tuscarora writer Alicia Elliott, who generously sat down with me during her time at the University of British Columbia here in Vancouver. We talked about Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s fascination with Haudenosaunee women, the food pyramid as a mechanism of […]

Episode 2.5 FUN!

Three guesses what the theme for this week’s minisode is. Seriously, though, we need to talk about fun, and why it can feel so goddamn hard some time, and how it isn’t quite the same thing as self care, and whether there are sustainable ways to build more of it into our lives. Fun! It’s […]

Episode 2.3 On Being Seen

GOSH this was a hard episode to record. For serious, I put it off until 9:30 at night and then had to edit these huge long silences out of the recording. This one made me feel really vulnerable, folks, but I wanted to talk to you about some incredible pieces of writing that have made me […]