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Space Bras

Space Bras is a bi-weekly podcast where two best friends discuss the intersection of science fiction and feminism. Each episode co-hosts Kate Whitney and Mary Johnston unpack a genre they love and social justice issues that matter now.

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Ginger Snaps

Halloween is here and that means that the good ship Space Bras is taking its annual detour away from Sci-Fi and into the land horror. Our first stop, Ginger Snaps.

1hr 15mins

5 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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Earth Girls Are Easy

This time around the good ship Space Bras crash lands into the swimming that is Mary’s formative years as your most radical hosts dig into camp sci-fi classic Earth Girls Are Easy.If you’d like to join in on the fun, and support the show, go ahead and grab a copy of the flick right here https://amzn.to/2BQsTZf

1hr 14mins

8 Mar 2019

Rank #2

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Russian Doll: Part 2

Glad to see you’re back again (and again, and again, and again) for part 2 of Russian Doll

47mins

12 Jul 2019

Rank #3

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Sorry to Bother You

Join Kate and Mary as the dig into Boots Riley’s already legendary debut film, Sorry to Bother You

1hr 44mins

19 Jul 2019

Rank #4

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Solaris

For our latest episode, Mary and Kate have enlisted the help of filmmaker, professor, and dear old friend, Talena Sanders to help tackle Andrei Tarkovsky’s enigmatic 1972 masterpiece, Solaris

1hr 29mins

22 Mar 2019

Rank #5

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Teeth

We’re back on track with our latest episode, join us as we take a look at the 2007 film Teeth.

1hr 1min

15 Nov 2019

Rank #6

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X-Files, How the Ghosts Stole Christmas

On this, our holiday episode, Kate and Mary take a break from films to talk about one of their favorite holiday episodes of one of their favorite shows, the X-Files

1hr 19mins

21 Dec 2018

Rank #7

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The Craft

Space Bras’ spooky detour continues with the 1996 classic, The Craft

1hr 26mins

19 Oct 2019

Rank #8

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Join us on a trip there and back again as Kate, Mary, and special guest Tame Thomas take a look at Mad Max: Fury Road

1hr 28mins

6 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Join us for a trip down memory lane…before it disappears. This time around Mary and Kate tackle Michel Gondry’s 2004 classic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

1hr 20mins

5 Apr 2019

Rank #10

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Captain Marvel

On our latest episode Kate and Mary dig into the hit film, Captain Marvel

1hr 11mins

31 May 2019

Rank #11

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Jupiter Ascending

The good ship Space Bras is back from winter break and your hosts, Mary and Kate, are recharged and ready to tackle one of recent histories most fascinating flops, Jupiter Ascending.Also, if you’re looking to get a head start on our next episode, and want to support the show, go ahead and grab a copy of 80s camp classic, Earth Girls Are Easy right here https://amzn.to/2BQsTZf

1hr 20mins

22 Feb 2019

Rank #12

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Arrival

On this, our latest episode, Mary and Kate take a deep gravity defying dive into milk-gas filled room at the heart of Denis Villeneuve’s 2016 Film Arrival.You can view Arrival on Amazon Prime, and while you’re there why not pick up your own copy of Slaughterhouse Five https://amzn.to/2rvRz3S

1hr 34mins

11 Dec 2018

Rank #13

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Maniac pt. 1

Join us on a look inward as we begin to explore the Netflix limited series Maniac in part one of a two part series

1hr 6mins

19 Apr 2019

Rank #14

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Russian Doll: Part 1

Join Kate and Mary as they begin to peel back the layers of the Netflix original series, Russian Doll in part 1 of a 2 part series

5mins

28 Jun 2019

Rank #15

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Colossal

Here there be monsters, and those monsters be toxic masculinity Join Kate and Mary as they break down Nacho Vigalondo’s 2016 film Colossal.

1hr 35mins

9 Nov 2018

Rank #16

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The Stepford Wives

This time around Mary and Kate unpack the legendary feminist sci-fi classic, The Stepford Wives.You can check out the flick on Amazon Prime, but if you’d like to get your hands on this ep’s supplemental reading AND support the show, check out these links:Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” - https://amzn.to/2TBPmjWCarina Chocano’s “You Play the Girl” - https://amzn.to/2TAZedN

1hr 54mins

23 Nov 2018

Rank #17

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Jurassic Park

Folks, it’s smoldering Jeff Goldblum. It’s feminism always finding a way. It’s Jurassic Park!

1hr 28mins

23 Aug 2019

Rank #18

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Kong: Skull Island

Hop on the chopper and join us as we take a look at Kong: Skull Island

1hr 16mins

26 Jul 2019

Rank #19

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Maniac pt. 2

The inward gaze continues with Maniac pt2, featuring special guest Megan Whitney

1hr 20mins

3 May 2019

Rank #20