Boy vs. Girl: A Podcast
About This Show
A podcast about gender and gender stereotypes from a self-described expert on gender issues (the boy) (Matthew Dicks) who has spent the last two decades immersed in female culture and a sociologist (the girl) (Rachel Leventhal-Weiner) who is an actual scholar with actual credentials.
Most Recent Episode
#101: Gender in the classroom and the location of the vagina
In this episode, Matt and his five year-old son, Charlie, talk about Charlie's unusual kindergarten class and almost as unusual dance class. They also cover a little bit of anatomy, and Matt learns who Charlie likes more: him or his wife.
Rated 3 out of
So, I think this is a better than 'meh' production. I am interested in most of the topics they cover, as I think gender discussions usually come from more extreme views.
Rachel Leventhan-Weiner seems very earnest, a bit sheltered and privileged, and they type of person that would hyphenate her last name--but still likeable. Most of her opinions are well-reasoned.
Matthew Dicks, is the type of guy who would wear jeans and a t-shirt to your wedding. He is that Facebook friend who doesn't own a TV, and constantly reminds everyone that he doesn't own a TV. Underneath his thinly veiled passive-aggression, I pick up a dollop of misogyny.
I will probably keep listening
Date published: 2016-05-07