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Life Sucked in Edwardian England. So Why Do We Love Period Pieces?

Shows like Downtown Abbey, Indian Summers, and Mercy Street appeal to feminist TV fans on many levels. But they can also downplay social issues in favor of focus on fancy costumes. 

Popaganda Episode: Nostalgia TV

The '90s are having a moment. In this podcast episode, we talk Sailor MoonSaved By the BellThe X-Files, and The Golden Girls, plus muse about the meaning of “girl power” and discuss whether shows like Downton Abbey... Read more »