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A blog where feminist friends continue their class discussions

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5 Reasons Out of 5 Million Why We Should Be Excited About a Woman Doctor

I absolutely refuse to be anything but SUPER PUMPED about Jodie Whittaker being cast as the next regeneration of the Doctor on Doctor Who. I, like perhaps lots of other Whovians, had an inkling that a female doctor might be... Continue Reading →

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Conan the Sexist Creep: An Update

Remember Conan Obrien's Clueless Gamer segments?  Remember how I spilled 1,850 words back in June dissecting these segments in damning detail, revealing Conan as a Sexist Creep? Guess what?!  Clueless Gamer was so popular with the gaming community that it's getting... Continue Reading →

Drunk Historians for the Win!

Back in July 2016, I told you about the television show Drunk History on the Comedy Central network.  To recap, The show's creator gets a storyteller drunk and the storyteller then attempts to tell the audience an interesting story about... Continue Reading →

SNL Fails Margot Robbie

Saturday Night Live opened its 42nd season last month with Margot Robbie as their first host.  Ms. Robbie is an Australian actress known for her work in films like The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Whisky Tango Foxtrot (2016), and,... Continue Reading →

Drunk Feminist History

After spilling 1,850 words in my last post lambasting Conan O'Brien for his awful sexist video game reviews, I feel obliged to highlight some surprisingly feminist entertainment to restore balance to the Dropout blog. While we hold our feminist principles... Continue Reading →

The Fall: A Feminist Crime Show

Ever since binge watching the second season of the  BBC crime drama tv show, The Fall, broadcast in the US via Netflix, I've been trying to figure out how to put together my thoughts on the show. Luckily, as of... Continue Reading →

Comedians Do Feminism

My brain is a little too fried to provide an engaging review of feminist issues this month.  But luckily for me, several of our nations' finest satirists have done the job for me! John Oliver over at HBO's Last Week... Continue Reading →

Blogs We Love: Feminist Frequency

To continue the "Blogs We Love" thread I'd like to introduce one of my new finds, Feminist Frequency and it's accompanying YouTube channel.  Led by media critic Anita Sarkeesian, this site presents "a video webseries that explores the representations of women... Continue Reading →

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

I was really surprised to see this article on the Australian television series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries.  Primarily I was surprised because a mainstream blog had developed an entire article to one of the obscure costume dramas that only people... Continue Reading →

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