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July 28, 2021 @ 5:00 am

Episode 91: Anything You Can Do, We Can Do Better

On this week's episode we’re discussing classics rewritten by women! The tentpoles are Unconquerable Sun by Kate Elliott, The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo, and Beowulf, translated by Maria Dahvana Headley.


What We’re Into Lately

Subtle Blood by KJ Charles
For the Wolf by Hannah F. Whitten
“Choosing” by Susan Taitel
The Imaginary Corpse by Tyler Hayes
Victoria Goddard’s books:
Tales of the Nine Worlds series
Greenwing & Dart series


Other Stuff We Mentioned

Will Darling Adventures by KJ Charles
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
The Good Place (see Janet with a cactus behind her back)
Carmina Burana (text)
Carmina Burana (cantata by Orff)
Saltwashed” by Jennifer Mace
The Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Empresses in the Palace 

The Heroine's Journey by Gail Carriger
Rule 63 of the internet
Persona 5 videogame
Peter Darling by Austin Chant
Peter Pan by JM Barrie
Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas
The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
E. Jade Lomax’s fanfic reinterpretations of The Susan Problem
The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
Genderswap in fanfiction
Mad Max: Fury Road
Atomic Blonde

For Next Time

Wicked the musical

Content Warnings

Domestic abuse in The Chosen and the Beautiful
Warfare and gore in Beowulf and Unconquerable Sun
Discussion of trans and nonbinary erasure



The transcript for this episode can be found here.  Huge thanks to our amazing team of scribes!!

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