Backtalk

Backtalk: Super Bowl & Iowa Caucus

This week, we chat about why the Super Bowl may be worth watching (hint: Cam Newton). While Black athletes make up two-thirds of NFL players, Newton is only the sixth Black quarterback to make it all the way to the Super Bowl. Then, they get into why Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are... Read more »

Backtalk: #OscarsSoWhite and Serial

This week, they dig into how the lack of diversity at the Oscars shows the way the film industry systemically discriminates against people of color. Then, they dish on how the new season of Serial is not as good as they want it... Read more »

Backtalk: Bill Cosby & Tamir Rice

On Backtalk, Bitch editors Sarah and Amy talk about pop culture news of the week. This week, they grapple with what we can all learn from one of the many sexual assault accusations against Bill Cosby finally resulting in criminal charges and discuss how deaths like Tamir Rice's don't get... Read more »

Backtalk: Stuff We Learned in 2015

Backtalk is officially one year old! Amy and Sarah celebrate the one-year anniversary of the podcast by reflecting on what they learned from pop culture in 2015, including lessons from How to Get Away With Murder, and discuss how they grew as feminists.  Read more »

Backtalk: Jessica Jones and Donald Trump's Bigotry

On Backtalk, Bitch editors Sarah and Amy discuss this week in pop culture. This week: Welcome to our podcast of horrors! We talk about the... Read more »

Backtalk: Women in Hollywood & Holiday Self-Care

  On Backtalk, Bitch editors Sarah and Amy discuss pop culture news of the week. In this episode, we talk about the New York Times article “The Women of Hollywood Speak Out”... Read more »

Backtalk: Police Sexual Assaults and Transphobic Myths

On Backtalk, Sarah and Amy discuss pop culture news of the week. This week, they dig into the disturbing case of police officer Daniel Holtzclaw and discuss the ... Read more »

Backtalk: Police in Schools and Halloween Costumes

On Backtalk, Bitch editors Amy and Sarah discuss pop culture news of the week.  This week, we discuss how the brutal treatment of a student by a sherrif's deputy at Spring... Read more »

Backtalk: Suffragette Shirts & Fall TV

On Backtalk, we discuss pop culture highlights from the week.  On this episode, Amy's “white feminism” siren goes off again, this time because of a t-shirt campaign for the new film Suffragette. Amy and Sarah also dish on... Read more »

Backtalk: Planned Parenthood Drama & White Feminism

Sarah rants about Congress grilling Planned Parenthood and Amy's “white feminism” siren goes off. Read more »

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