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March 24, 2021 @ 5:00 am

Epsode 82: On Wednesdays, We Wear Pink

On this week's episode, we're getting the gang back together to talk about girl gangs, teen squads, and spooky witchy girls! The tentpoles this week are The Scapegracers by Hannah Abigail Clarke, Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark, and the fanfic “21st Century Girls” by springgreen.


What We’re Into Lately

Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin

The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.

Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston

The Gentle Art of Fortune Hunting by K.J. Charles

Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi

Dawn by Octavia Butler

A Bouquet of Czech Folktales by Karel Jaromír Erben, trans. Marcela Sulak

Boku No Hero Academia fanfic

as day follows night by The_Eclectic_Bookworm

The Untamed fanfic

Word of Honor


Other Stuff We Mentioned

Men in Black 

Society of Gentlemen series by K.J. Charles

The Chrysalids by John Wyndham

Buffy the Vampire Slayer


Nirvana in Fire

20th Century Boys manga series

Sailor Moon manga series

My Little Pony 

St. Trinians 

Ralph Breaks the Internet

Stranger Things

Jennifer’s Body

Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

Mean Girls

Sex and the City

Golden Girls

Ocean’s 8

Charlie’s Angels

Totally Spies


Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Dark Angel

The Old Guard

Wonder Woman

Mad Max: Fury Road


River Tam from Firefly

Steven Universe


For Next Time

Space Sweepers


Content Warnings

Very brief mention of sexual assault (and description of its fallout) in Foul Is Fair, one of the "What We're Into Lately" books.

Explicit depictions of racism (including the KKK) in Ring Shout.

Kidnapping, attempted assault in The Scapegracers.


The transcript for this episode can be found here. Huge thanks to our scribe team for their excellent work, as usual!

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