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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

May 22, 2022

Steph and Candice fit in a check in despite very busy schedules.

They chat about the usual topics - reading writing by women, reading Stephen King and other authors and looking past the problematic racism and misogyny of the 1980s, as well as the problematic misogyny of Dr. Peter Venkman.

Books

Raising...


Mar 13, 2022

Candice and Steph discuss whether antiheroes, reluctant heroes, or very good heroes are the best to tell stories about. 

And then they get into trying to decide what makes fantasy fantasy.

Basically the title says it all "We don't need a pandemic to justify our escapism" and Candice and Steph say read it all, watch it...


Jan 21, 2022

Steph and Candice declare a new start and share highlights from 2021

Books

A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraquip

Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm by Robin Diangelo


Oct 17, 2021

After a summer break Candice and Steph are back to talk books, movies and music, with only a side of feminism and social justice.

Candice read some books on break and Steph started a dance class.

** We were together in real space with lots of distance so there's a bit of a big echoey room sound, and lots of talking...


Apr 25, 2021

This pandemic doesn't seem at all like the post apocalyptic books we've read in the past!There is way more sitting around reading books and watching movies and television shows from our younger years.

Join Steph and Candice as a conversation about Lindy West brings them down the path of all the things we've revisted...