September 16th, 2022 | 2 hrs 17 mins
femininity, gender, gender binary, gender identity
Jala is joined by Jamie and Marcus to talk about what gender is, and engaging with femininity; we talk about the dimensions of gender identity and how each of us came to understand our own gender. This is a continuation of the performance of identity themes of prior topical episodes.
September 2nd, 2022 | 1 hr 51 mins
animation, disney, film noir, movie, noir, roger rabbit
Jala is joined by Leonard (Monster Dear Monster) and Adam (Monster Dear Monster) to discuss the 1988 live-action/animated crossover film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
August 19th, 2022 | 2 hrs 24 mins
gender, gender identity, identity, intersectionality, performance of identity, performative identity
Jala is joined by Marcus and Briar to talk about intersectionality; we discuss gender as part of our intersecting identities. This is a continuation of both the DEIB and performance of identity themes of prior topical episodes.
August 5th, 2022 | 1 hr 50 mins
fmv, fmv game, fmv games, game, games, horror, interview, lovecraft, lovecraftian horror, murder, mystery, video game, video games
Jala is joined by Tim and Lynda Cowles of D'Avekki Studios to discuss their secret origins as a murder mystery dinner party turned FMV video game developer, their August trilogy (The Infectious Madness of Dr. Dekker, The Shapeshifting Detective, and Dark Nights With Poe and Munro), and their upcoming game, Murderous Muses!
July 29th, 2022 | 1 hr 41 mins
children, diversity, next generation, race, racial equality
Jala is joined by Simón Sotelo to discuss diversity and the next generation: how our decisions as parents, teachers, and community members impact children, and the importance of providing a full picture of society to them.
July 22nd, 2022 | 1 hr 59 mins
book, books, jeeves, p.g.wodehouse, prose
Jala is joined by Alex Krieger and Dave Cox (Monster Dear Monster) to discuss the short stories featuring Jeeves, written by P.G. Wodehouse.
June 24th, 2022 | 1 hr 34 mins
carl jung, gender, gender identity, identity, judith butler, performance, performative identity
Jala is joined by Seraph to discuss performance, identity, performative identity and gender identity. We cover theory as well as provide anecdotal examples of points raised, discussing different types of performance and aspects of identity as expressed in a variety of scenarios and environments. This is an introductory episode for a recurring topic.
June 10th, 2022 | 1 hr 57 mins
batman, batsnuggy, cinema, movie, superhero, the batman
Jala is joined by John Hutchison and Slade Eide-Ettaro to discuss The Batman (2022). See show notes for missed opportunity to discuss the all-important Batsnuggy™.
May 27th, 2022 | 1 hr 45 mins
belonging, d&i, dei, deib, diversity, equity, inclusion, life topics
Jala is joined by Desirée Neyens to discuss Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB): what it is, why it's important for everyone, how to approach it, what to do when you make a mistake, and more. This is an introductory episode for a recurring topic.
May 8th, 2022 | 58 mins 57 secs
ace attorney, capcom, phoenix wright, video game, video game adaptation, video game movie
Jala is joined by Kole Ross (Duckfeed.tv) and Dave Cox (Monster Dear Monster) to discuss the 2012 live-action Ace Attorney movie, based on the first installment in Capcom's popular visual novel video game series Phoenix Wright.
May 1st, 2022 | 6 mins 50 secs
In this inaugural episode, Jala tells you a bit about who she is, goes over some programming notes, and tells you what's coming up next.