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reelectionCongrats to Re-Election: A Web Series for meeting their $25,000 Goal!

Mid-level campaign staffer Jamie must figure out how to undo an election day defeat in order to escape reliving the day over and over.

UPDATE: I had technical issues and could not broadcast today. I will post their answers soon.

How did they do it? How can you prep a Kickstarter campaign for success? Hear live today at 11am PT.

We’ll also have special guests Diani & Devine, who are currently releasing 1-2 videos a day during their Kickstarter.

Diani & Devine Meet the Apocalypse

Is it harder for two comedians to survive an apocalypse or Hollywood? Diani & Devine spent five months making their initial video (below) & release 1 or 3 new ones every day. You also may just see a familiar face in #Apocatips #14 .





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Bechdel Test Talk Ep5: Fantasy & Sci-Fi

Cindy Marie Jenkins

The Bechdel Test Talks

are a monthly series where my co-hosts and I look at various types of entertainment through the lens of The Bechdel Test. Etta Devine & Caroline Sharp join me every month!

The Bechdel Test asks 3 basic questions for every story (originally applied to film):

1. Is there more than 1 female character (with a name)?

2. Do they talk to each other?

3. About anything besides men?

These perimeters are not meant to be judgement calls, but simply starting points for discussion.

Today at 4pm PT, we’ll discuss Fantasy & Science Fiction!

Watch Bechdel Test Talk Ep3: Children’s Stories

Watch Bechdel Test Talk Ep4: Who’s Breaking the Gender Glass Ceiling?


Caroline Sharp’s Books Suggestions

Heist Society by Ally Carter (YA)

The Fables series by Bill Willingham is another fantasy comic book with really awesome women. I’m sure it passes Bechdel at some point… I think. It’s a fairy/folk tale based world like Once Upon a Time, but very interesting and subversive. -CS
Etta’s Films Suggestions
Buffy (all Joss)

Earth 2
Legend of the Seeker
Etta’s Book Suggestions
All Le Guin
Any by Margaret Atwood
Shannara books? Have girls and elf girls in them
Narnia books?
Pern & Crystal Singer Books by Anne Mccaffrey
Wise Child & more by Monica furlong
Eye of the world by Robert Jordan
Dragon’s Blood by Jane Yolan
Dragon Star by Melanie Rawn
Illusion by Paula Volskey
Wrinkle in Time


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