Bitchcast: The Old Episode

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It’s the latest episode of Bitchcast! Taking cues from Issue 46, the podcast includes an interview with a feminist blogger who’s wise but not old, an interview with members of the Meerkat Media Collective about their recent documentary where generations collide, an excerpt from the Old issue of Bitch, and a chat with one of the 90s biggest stars. Plus tunes from the Swedish melodic pop band JJ. Stream it below, download the epsiode here, or subscribe via iTunes or RSS.

Transcript (PDF) Thank you Sara and John!


:42 Interview with Alexis Powell and Gina Telaroli on Stages
An interview with two of the members of the art and filmmaking collective Meerkat Media, about their first feature film, Stages, which follows two groups of first-time actors through a story-telling production.

9:22 Shaamini Yogaretnum reads “Color Commentary” by Courtney Carliss Young
An excerpt from the Old issue about the legacy of colorism forty years after Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye.

16:22 Vox Populi
I ask folks around PSU what they’re looking forward to most about getting old.

20:48 Interview with Chally
An interview with nineteen-year-old Chally, who blogs at FWD, Feministe, and her own blog Zero at the Bone, about the ups and downs about being a teenage feminist. Check out the whole interview here, which has links to her favorite blogs.

28:53 Interview with Rose Nyland
A little chat with a Golden Girl.

34:00 Outro

Bitchcast is produced by Julie Sabatier, host and creator of Destination DIY.

by Kjerstin Johnson
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Kjerstin Johnson is a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon. She is the former editor in chief of Bitch. She tweets at @kajerstin

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