Author: Laurie Norris

"The Expanse"

The Women of The Expanse

Stream or download this episode. Katie Grubbs, Marie Hause, and Laurie Norris explore the worlds of The Expanse and take deep dives into gendered power and the fervency of political belief across the books and TV series. Knowing What is the universe of “The Expanse“? What are our relationships to the various versions of the…

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Joss Whedon?

Stream or download this episode. Laurie Norris, Ilia Danner Grubbs, and Victoria Reynolds Farmer examine the accusations of toxic behaviors leveled against Joss Whedon by former co-workers and discuss ways to model Christian justice and forgiveness in situations like this Knowing Our own backgrounds with Whedon’s work A general discussion of his “fall from grace”…

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The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #144: Female Antiheroes on the American Screen

Laurie Norris, Katie Grubbs, and Victoria Reynolds Farmer talk about Bad Girls Club: the rise of the female anti-hero Knowing What is an antihero and how is she different from a villain? How are female antiheroes different than male versions of the character type? What role do antiheroes play for our society? Reading Case Study…

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The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 136: The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

Stream or download this episode. Laurie Norris, Blake Miller, and Ilia Danner Grubbs take on The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. Knowing Background on Marvel’s Squirrel Girl character, Doreen Green Discussion of Squirrel Girl issues 2-5, time travel adventure with Doctor Doom Reading Squirrel Girl’s role as a superhero with an indefatigably positive outlook What does Doreen’s…