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In this episode of FFR, Anita’s off giving talks in different cities so the podcast falls to Ebony and Carolyn this week, who do their best to fill the big Anita-shaped hole in all our hearts. The focus of this episode is Lorena, the new four-part documentary series on Amazon Prime which takes a fresh look at a case that set the tabloid world on fire in 1993: the case of Lorena Bobbitt. The new doc offers a deep, thoughtful examination of all the elements at work in the trial and the public’s perception of it: the nation’s failures to treat domestic abuse as a serious issue, media standards (or the lack thereof), cultural attitudes about men and women, and so much more.

Also, a few words about Terry Crews, Steven Spielberg, and as always, our personal shoutouts in What’s Your Deal?

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And watch our brand new miniseries, Queer Tropes in Video Games! All three episodes are available right now at youtube.com/feministfrequency!

SEGMENT TIMESTAMPS:

1:30 A FEW BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS

5:15 Entertainment News: Terry Crews, Steven Spielberg, more

17:00 A Special Message from Anita

17:25 Lorena

45:05 What’s Your Deal?

RELEVANT LINKS:

Code Switch Podcast: https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510312/codeswitch

ZigZag podcast: https://zigzagpod.com/tag/episodes/

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